Joan Didion

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Name: Joan Didion
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Johnpaul Jones wins a humanities medal

JonesSeattle architect Johnpaul Jones is one of 10 people to win National Humanities Medals for achievements in history, cultural studies, filmmaking, cultural commentary and historic preservation.Yesterday President Barack Obama announced the winners ... [Published DJC.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

21 Books That Prove You Can't Judge A Book By Its Cover

Book plots, as told by someone who has never read the book. Mackenzie Kruvant / BuzzFeed Background: I went to a "progressive" high school. Thanks to a teacher that can only be described as a mix between James Lipton and the actor F. Murray ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

The problem with “coming out”: The flawed cultural expectations of gay life in America

Reprinted with permission from the book My coming out story is personal and idiosyncratic yet also so mundane. For me, and for others of my generation and those of earlier eras, this story figures mightily in our larger narratives of self and identity. ... [Published Salon - Jul 13 2014]
Entities: Gay, Tolerance, Homophobia
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Losing control of the situation

| Updated: 18:32 EST, 12 July 2014It was over in a matter of seconds.Two events, unfolding in different parts of the world, the locations separated by thousands of miles, but the end result the same: it was over before one could say blink.At the EstadioMineirao ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

‘Magical Thinking’ is author Joan Didion’s study of grief

(0 votes, average 0 out of 5)Written by Thursday, 10 July 2014 09:37Sarah Day in APT’s production of The Year of Magical Thinking. The production continues in repertory at the Touchstone Theatre through Oct. 4. — Photo: APTAnyone who has lost a spouse ... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

WAR ON WOMEN: Funny how timely this 1972 piece from Joan Didion on feminism remains today: And t…

WAR ON WOMEN: Funny how timely this 1972 piece from Joan Didion on feminism remains today: And then, at that exact dispirited moment when there seemed no one at all willing to play the proletariat, along came the women’s movement, and the invention ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Reader recommendation: Remember Me Like This

Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.I just finished reading Remember Me Like This by Bret Anthony Johnston.  WOW.  As a retired librarian and book reviewer I haven't read anything this good in years.  Prose as concise and compelling as Joan ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sarah Day Plumbs Joan Didion's Grief in APT's "The Year of Magical Thinking"

By Aaron R. ConklinPHOTO BY ZANE WILLIAMS''I'm trying to tell you what you need to know'': Day purges grief and self-revelation in APT's ''The Year of Magical Thinking''She’s there as you arrive in the Touchstone Theater, sitting on stage in a chair with ... [Published Madison Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

In my library: Griffin Dunne

Most of us know Griffin Dunne from his films — “After Hours,” “An American Werewolf in London” and, most recently, “The Discoverers,” in which he won warm reviews as a desperate man — a professor — who wrangles his teenagers into going on one last family ... [Published New York Post - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

4 Ways to Nail Your Brand Voice

UTCWhen my business partner Claire Mazur and I developed the idea for our company, Of a Kind in 2010, establishing our voice was a serious undertaking. We were creating a website to sell pieces from up-and-coming fashion designers and also to tell their ... [Published Mashable - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

The Journalism of Religious Experience

The description is both arresting and familiar: “a new journalism … full of ability, novelty, variety, sensation, sympathy, [and] generous instincts.” The speaker is not Tom Wolfe, nor Hunter Thompson, nor Joan Didion—it’s Matthew Arnold, that most Victorian ... [Published Pacific Standard - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 2 reports

Capitol Alert: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Joan Didion named to California Hall of Fame

The eighth class of inductees to the California Hall of Fame includes a basketball legend, a literary icon, a celebrated filmmaker and a civil-rights heroine, officials announced Monday.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Joan Didion , Francis Ford Coppola and Charlotta ... [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Jun 16 2014]

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Twin Cities public radio's Krista Tippett will ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - 3 hours ago]
Summer Is for Skinny People [Published Portland Mercury - 8 hours ago]
Johnpaul Jones wins a humanities medal [Published DJC.com - 20 hours ago]
2013 National Humanities Medalists Announced [Published National Endowment for the Humanities - Jul 22 2014]
First Listen: Jenny Lewis, 'The Voyager' [Published WUWM - Jul 21 2014]
Club News [Published Sanford Herald - Jul 20 2014]
APC: A Dod Giving Itself A Bad Name [Published Nigeria Village Square - Jul 17 2014]
How Andrew Lam Became a Writer [Published New America Media - Jul 16 2014]
Father Knows Best: Why does grief hit at such s... [Published Religion News Service - Jul 16 2014]
'Pirates In The Heartland': At Least This Revie... [Published NPR - Jul 16 2014]
21 Books That Prove You Can't Judge A Book By I... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
Big Data 101: Colleges are hoping predictive an... [Published VOX.com - Jul 14 2014]
The problem with “coming out”: The flawed cultu... [Published Salon - Jul 13 2014]
Losing control of the situation [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 13 2014]
Celebration of the Lizard studio version [Published Examiner.com - Jul 13 2014]
‘Magical Thinking’ is author Joan Didion’s stud... [Published Wisconsin Gazette - Jul 10 2014]
Pam Jahnke, free lunch, classical music, Palmyr... [Published Isthmus Daily Page - Jul 10 2014]
New urbanism isn't just for liberals -- conserv... [Published The Week Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
‘His Love Outsized His Fear’ [Published Jewish Week - Jul 09 2014]
Queen Caitlin: the world according to Ms Moran [Published Stylist Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
WAR ON WOMEN: Funny how timely this 1972 piece ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 08 2014]
Nobody Should Feel Embarrassed to Read YA Ficti... [Published Pop Matters - Jul 08 2014]
Reader recommendation: Remember Me Like This [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jul 04 2014]
Sarah Day Plumbs Joan Didion's Grief in APT's "... [Published Madison Magazine - Jul 02 2014]
Summer Is for Skinny People [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 02 2014]
How Watching Every Single World Cup Game Change... [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
'Friendship' explores the bittersweet friendshi... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 30 2014]
Can't Win: Prominent Women and the Gendered Dou... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 30 2014]
In my library: Griffin Dunne [Published New York Post - Jun 28 2014]
In the Slender Margin: An unflinching embrace o... [Published Globe and Mail - Jun 27 2014]
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21 Books That Prove You Can't Judge A Book By I... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 15 2014]
Book plots, as told by someone who has never read the book. Mackenzie Kruvant / BuzzFeed Background: I went to a "progressive" high school. Thanks to a teacher that can only be described as a mix between James Lipton and the actor F. Murray ...
WAR ON WOMEN: Funny how timely this 1972 piece ... [Published Instapundit - Jul 08 2014]
WAR ON WOMEN: Funny how timely this 1972 piece from Joan Didion on feminism remains today: And then, at that exact dispirited moment when there seemed no one at all willing to play the proletariat, along came the women’s movement, and the invention ...
Summer Is for Skinny People [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Jul 02 2014]
Summer Is About Frivolity and Fun and Being Alive and I Hate Itby Sean Nelson In the popular imagination, summer is the season of mindlessness. Summer films mean big, dumb blockbusters that allow, even require, you to suspend your critical faculties and ...
How Watching Every Single World Cup Game Change... [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
Maybe I did expect to be in a New York City bar below 14th Street at 7 in the morning at some point. Doesn’t every newly minted college graduate hoping to make it in the Big Apple’s art and greed industries have that expectation? I didn’t, however, expect ...
Can't Win: Prominent Women and the Gendered Dou... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 30 2014]
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