Monthly Archives: April 2011

"Cinema Verite" Worth Watching

So last night was the premiere of HBO’s Cinema VeritĂ©, the film about the film of the Loud family, billed as the first reality TV show, which is both a ground-breaking achievement, and considering our times and the Kardashian family … Continue reading

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On Finishing a Novel, Softly

So I haven’t been posting anything of late as I’ve been plunged into my own writing—specifically, finishing a novel. I’m usually amused at depictions of writers in movies, how cornball they often are: Usually the writer begins a novel by … Continue reading

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