Posts Tagged: Jill Soloway

Notable Los Angeles: 10/29–11/4

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Literary events in and around L.A. this week!

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Chris Kraus + Jill Soloway

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Chris Kraus’s experimental, cult classic I Love Dick has been adapted for TV by Jill Soloway, and it’s time to revisit and scrutinize Kraus’s use of the slur “kike,” and indeed Kraus’s sense of her own Jewishness. In the Los Angeles Review of Books, Rebecca Sonkin places Kraus in the Jewish literary tradition of her […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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In the Saturday Essay, Kenny Ng evaluates the groundbreaking show Transparent and its attempt to raise awareness of transgender and genderqueer identities. In the show, Arrested Development’s Jeffrey Tambor plays Mort, a lifelong family man who comes out as a transgender women named Maura. The show’s creator, Jill Soloway, negotiates complicated psychological territory. In the […]

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Spent Hits Los Angeles!

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Los Angeles! The release party for Rumpus columnist Antonia Crane‘s memoir Spent is happening this Friday, 5/30! This will be unlike any book release party you have ever seen. Not only will Antonia be there, recording artist MOBY will be reading! The event also features Jill Soloway (Transparent/Six Feet Under/Looking/Afternoon Delight), Dirty Laundry Lit’s Natashia Deon, and Flora […]

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Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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If you didn’t catch them already, you’ll want to see the two awesome features we ran this weekend. First, Antonia Crane interviews Jill Soloway, writer, producer, and director, about her film Afternoon Delight, which earned her the US Dramatic Directing Award at Sundance. Then, a short story by Tom Kealey about the strange, imaginative love between a brother […]

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