Monthly Archives: November 2007

Francisco Goldman in Guernica

Years ago, I saw Francisco Goldman at the New York Public Library, in conversation with Junot Diaz. Goldman’s warmth and humor was everywhere that night, along with his intelligence and humor. When I asked him to be our guest fiction … Continue reading

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RIP Porter Wagoner

Used to watch the Porter Wagoner Show with my grandfather. Strong memories there. Wish I could find a youtube of the show’s opening title sequence, wherein he came out onto stage in a sequined suit.

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My friend Courtney pointed this site out on her blog. People mail in their private obsessions, on a postcard. The cards (usually artfully decorated and so on) are then scanned and posted to the site. “I’m obsessed with this Playboy … Continue reading

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Belated Posting: Publishers Weekly on Guernica

I’m been beaten-down and swamped by life’s bric-a-brac, which has made me unable to post. Or that’s what I tell myself. But I really have to put this one up: Rachel Deahl at Publishers Weekly conducted an interview with the … Continue reading

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