Things Learned At The Arrested Development Reunion (Besides That…

Yesterday I had the extreme pleasure of attending the Arrested Development reunion at the New Yorker Festival, and by "extreme pleasure," I promise I'm not exaggerating. Being a mega-fan of the show a since it first aired, I found myself simultaneously cheering, clapping, and half-crying while my insides fluttered… » 10/03/11 7:00pm 10/03/11 7:00pm

Donna Brazile Is Not Going To The Back Of The Bus

We've been waiting three days for this moment. This morning, the New Yorker » 10/07/08 11:00am 10/07/08 11:00am finally posted video from "If I Were Running This Campaign," the Saturday morning panel featuring staff writer/moderator Jeffrey Toobin (swoon), and a bevy of his CNN colleagues, including Ed Rollins, Alex Castellanos, and Donna Brazile.…

"Housewife Finds Time To Write Short Stories": An Evening With Alice…

The thing about privilege is that it's easy to ignore. It's part of your particular set of fated circumstances, as much a forgettable part of your self as the shape of your nose or the writing callus on your index finger. Hearing the probably-callused Canadian writer Alice Munro interviewed by fiction editor Deborah… » 10/06/08 12:30pm 10/06/08 12:30pm