Posts Tagged: salon.com

This Week In Trumplandia

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Welcome to This Week in Trumplandia. Check in with us every Thursday for a weekly roundup of the most pertinent content on our country, which is currently spiraling down a crappy toilet drain. You owe it to yourself, your communities, and your humanity to contribute whatever you can, even if it is just awareness of the truth.

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Writing in Bed

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The fact is that I write under duress, often in my bed, often at the last minute. I’m kind of a binge writer, I would say…

Lena Dunham, a former Rumpus interviewee, sheds light on her creative process, Twitter, the third season of Girls, and her forthcoming book in a recent interview with Salon.

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Who Gets to Write the Review?

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“The book review page is an odd cultural territory, often inhabited by such hybrid creatures — unlike their contemporaries in other disciplines, where the lines between critic and artist are more pronounced.”

All readers are book critics, but disseminating literary opinions to the masses is only part of the job description for some of us.

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The Limits of Student Speech

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“If a high-schooler uses an off-campus computer to create offensive material that relates to his or her school life — writing nasty messages about school administrators or fellow students, for instance — is his or her speech still protected?”

The limits and freedoms of student speech has been called into question after two students were disciplined for using off-campus computers to create a mock MySpace profile of one a school official.

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