Posts by: Jory John

The Rumpus Interview with Lorin Stein

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When Lorin Stein took the helm at the Paris Review in April 2010, he was just the third editor in the magazine’s storied history. Founded by the legendary George Plimpton in 1953, the Review has been responsible for launching the careers of some of America’s preeminent writers and publishing an endless array of experimental fiction and poetry, alongside long-form interviews and essays.

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The Rumpus Interview With Joel Stein

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At age 27, Joel Stein was hired by Time magazine as a staff writer. In many ways, Stein quickly turned the decades-old publication — revered, traditional, dry — on its head, infusing it with youthful energy and sardonic humor.

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