Posts Tagged: michael showalter

Translating the Elderly: Amour, The Intern, and Our Many Selves

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The elderly become reminders not of our imminent mortality, but of our ever-evolving humanity, our enduring lust—and need—for connection and purpose.

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Hello, My Name Is Doris

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It’s a popular yet strenuous question: What are you doing this weekend? For once I have an easy answer. As a Showalter superfan (of filmmaker Michael Showalter and leading feminist literary critic Elaine Showalter), I’ll be front row for Hello, My Name Is Doris when it opens in NYC and LA today. The synopsis: Sally Field stars as an oddball alongside […]

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Rumpus Radio Episode 13: Michael Showalter

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Funny man Michael Showalter sits down with Rumpus Radio host Stephen Elliott and co-host Nato Green. Michael Showalter is one of the founding members of the comedy troupe Stella and The State. He also co-wrote and co-produced the cult comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer. To top it all off he’s just released a book, Mr. […]

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The Rumpus Summer Shakedown in NYC

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This Monday, Sept. 13, 7-10pm at DEATH BY AUDIO, 49 S. 2nd St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn The Rumpus Presents: Co-sponsored by Take the Handle: Come help us say farewell to summer with comedians MICHAEL SHOWALTER and JESSI KLEIN, readings by NICK FLYNN, SARA MARCUS, HILTON ALS, and CORRINA BAIN and a musical performance by FRANKIE ROSE AND THE OUTS. Hosted […]

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A Night Together

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A NIGHT TOGETHER: Presented by The Rumpus, Tin House and Flavorpill On April 6, The Rumpus, Tin House and Flavorpill joined forces and presented a night of fiction, music, comedy and general mayhem at the Highline Ballroom. Despite the large size of the Highline, it was a remarkably cozy evening.

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Notable New York, This Week 4/5 – 4/11

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This week in New York The Rumpus throws an A Night Together with Sam Lipsyte, Michael Showalter, Lorelei Lee, Jeff Lewis, Jump-Off winners and more, Jamaica Kincaid and Rick Moody help collect Books for NY Schools, Richard Nash and Jim Hanas debate fiction and technology, Gary Shteyngart and Amy Sohn host a Shabbat dinner, Robert […]

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