Friday, February 22, 2013

When slogging through a swamp... helps to know that others have been there before and made it out. For that reason, I was very cheered by George Saunders’ essay, “The United States of Huck,” which includes this quote by Donald Barthelme: “The writer is one who, embarking upon a task, does not know what to do.”
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Monday, February 18, 2013

In a dazzling display of Hollywood hubris...

...Lincoln screenwriter Tony Kushner labelled as a "made up issue" Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney's concern that the two representatives from Connecticut were inaccurately portrayed as voting against the 13th Amendment rather than for it. This, according to Maureen Dowd in yesterday's New York Times.

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