Mrs. Rogers was angry. She was very angry. ...more
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It makes sense to me that Johnny Appleseed, a man, would travel God’s earth spreading his profligate seed. And then women are doomed to their lives trying to make that seed into something useful. ...more
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During the first meeting with the man who would become my cookbook editor, I said “I’m not going to write another sweet little book about pie.”
Over on The Auteurs, Glenn Kenny has published an interview with Anthony Harvey, who was Stanley Kubrick’s editor on Lolita and Dr. Strangelove. As you probably already know, the latter film ends with Peter Sellers, as the title character, getting so excited by his plan to wait out the nuclear winter in a mine shaft, […]