Posts Tagged: Michelle Orange

Notable NYC: 11/30–12/6

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Saturday 11/30: Indies First is a nationwide celebration of independent bookstores launched by author Sherman Alexie to support small businesses. Independent bookstores around New York City invited some of their favorite authors for appearances: John Bemelmans Marciano, Emma Straub, Tim O’Mara, Jami Attenberg, Myke Cole, Amy Shearn, Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, Brandan Jay Sullivan, and Sarah […]

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Female Critics on Women and Criticism

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Attention, New York readers who love literary criticism and women and literary criticism by women: come to SHARP: A Discussion of Women and Criticism tomorrow night at 7:00 at the Bookstore Cafe! The event will feature female critics, including Rumpus contributors like Michelle Orange and Michelle Dean, in conversation about “the women they’ve been inspired […]

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Michelle Orange’s NYC Book Launch

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Hey Brooklyn friends! Come to the Powerhouse Arena (37 Main Street) this Wednesday, February 27th from 7 – 9 pm for the book launch for Michelle Orange‘s This is Running for Your Life. She will be joined in discussion with James Lasdun, author of Give Me Everything You Have: On Being Stalked. Click here for more information on […]

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Notable New York, This Week 10/12-10/18

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MONDAY, October 12, 2009 – SUNDAY, October 18, 2009 This week in New York, The New Yorker Festival hits town. And yes, while the “Humor Revue,” “About Towns,” and “Kaffeeklatches” seem to have been sold out before they were on sale, there’re still some good readings and “Screen Gems”  available, and a slim, if precariously […]

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“Girls Gone Gory”

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Rumpus contributor Michelle Orange just posted a scream of an article in The New York Times about women in horror films.  Specifically focusing on the upcoming Jennifer’s Body, the article “Taking Back the Knife—Girls Gone Gory” details the complex role of women in horror films, and the efforts of the Diablo Cody penned gore-fest to […]

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VQR Interviews Michelle Orange

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The Rumpus’s own Michelle Orange has a contribution in the Virginia Quarterly Review‘s most recent issue. The piece, entitled “Beirut Rising,” “entertains with its amusing depiction of the Lebanese passion for plastic surgery, but the essay also penetrates deep into to the sadness at the city’s core.” In order to highlight the piece, VQR‘s Anna […]

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Michelle Orange on Lynn Shelton

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Lynn Shelton‘s third feature film, Humpday (trailer after the jump), is getting a lot of love for its quiet, almost bashful take on this year’s favorite buzz-relationship: “the bromance.” Humpday takes the concept to a whole new level though, with two old college friends meeting up ten years later to shoot an indie straight-dude on […]

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Fade to Orange: Michelle Orange’s International Film Link Incident

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One of the films a few critics I know are looking forward to at this year’s Sundance is a documentary called 211:Anna, about the 2006 assassination of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya. Screening several times this week, this is not the first film about Politkovskaya, but it is unfortunately the first one to make its debut […]

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The Eyeball, a New Blog by Ryan Boudinot

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Acts of Nostalgia My old friend Nate sent me this picture yesterday, taken some 17 years ago. That’s me in the middle, playing drums, wearing a pith helmet onto which is adhered a lit candle. The guy playing bass to the left is today one of the chief economists at the Federal Reserve, formerly an […]

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