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Posts by: Jonathan Kiefer

The Camera’s Eye

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For a filmmaker, the loss of an eye can be…well, an opportunity. At least that’s how this guy sees it, with his one working eye. As for the other, he’s having it replaced with a prosthetic, in which will be housed a tiny, battery-operated video camera. It’ll be on all the time, and everything it sees […]

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More John Updike Links

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Mark Oppenheimer’s essay, “Why Everyone Used to Read Updike,” from five years ago, in which it occurs to him that “those frequent short stories that grab New Yorker space from younger, fresher voices, and those novels appearing at regular intervals, are not read by anyone I know.” A much older appreciation from Joyce Carol Oates: Updike’s genius, she begins, “is […]

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