"Shouldn’t the camera instead be trying to get past the gazeness of its gaze—that is, its condition of exclusion—and engage with the observed, knitting together an alliance between viewer and viewed? Is looking necessarily a form of desire? Of covetousness or envy? Was not the ultimate male…
Lorrie Moore agrees with me, or rather I agree with her…
Pages marked: character deaths.
Whoopi as God in 2011’s A Little Bit of Heaven
By Her Standards by ELENA SCHILDER Blue is the Warmest Color dir. Abdellatif Kechiche 1…
I wrote about the film and its famous, awkward sex scene for This Recording.
“I think I knew that at heart I was an aging spinster.”
ALICE MUNRO WINS NOBEL PRIZE :)
If you are a subscriber, you can read Janet Malcolm’s latest, a profile of Eileen Fisher in the New Yorker. With characteristic boldness, Malcolm calls into question Fisher’s treatment of one of her two cats. This, among many other observations.
Should I get chatpo going again? Or just write here sporadically?
Maura Lynch and Jinnie Lee have a great new website devoted to emerging writers and their books. I wrote this review for them of Gillian Linden’s first short story collection. Highly recommended (site and book)!