Michelle Tea shares a reading list in celebration of her forthcoming book,
Against Memoir, out May 8 from Amethyst Editions/The Feminist Press. ...more
Tags: Against Memoir, Airless Spaces, Alice Flaherty, Anais Nin, Andrea Juno, Angry Women, Bastard Out of Carolina, Chelsea Girls, Deenie, Dialectic of Sex, Dorothy Allison, eileen myles, Hilton Als, Ho Stroll, Hobo Sex, How's Mars, J.M. Barrie, Jailhouse Stud, Jean Genet, Jim Carroll, Judy Blume, Julia Serrano, La Batard, Michelle Tea, Our Lady of the Flowers, Peter Pan, philip roth, Portnoy's Complaint, Red Jordan Arobateau, Rough Trade, Shulamith Firestone, Tennessee Williams, The Basketball Diaries, The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, The Diary of Anais Nin, The Midnight Disease, The Traveling Companion and Other Plays, The Women Who Hate Me, trash, Two or Three Things I Know for Sure, V. Vale, Violette Leduc, What to Read When, Whipping Girl, white girls
Sissy Spacek still radiates youth and innocence when she enters a room.
Tags: Andy Warhol, badlands, Bloodline, Carrie, Castle Rock, Film, Hulu, Lauren Wissot, movies, Netflix, Sissy Spacek, Stephen King, The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project, trash
[T]erms like “white trash” and basura most accurately reveal those who are doing the defining. Consider what we throw away, and why. Look at what we throw away. Think about the reasons why. ...more
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Paul Moran began collecting John Updike’s trash in 2006, three years before the writer’s death. He found discarded photos, story drafts, and honorary degrees. The acquisition of curbside trash seems perfectly legal in Massachusetts, even if Updike and his wife took measures to dissuade Moran’s efforts. Nevertheless, the discarded material represents a legacy Updike either […]