Joan Didion

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Name: Joan Didion
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

James Brennan: The fall

Normally I feel compelled to write, often jumbling my prose as I decide how to focus my arguments regarding a topic I find complex and interesting. The problem I normally find myself having is too much to say or too many topics I feel driven to comment ... [Published Michigan Daily - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

CenturyLink​Voice: Hiring In Tech? 5 Colleges That Produce Awesome IT Grads

Are you planning on increasing your hiring in the next six months? If you’re an IT executive, there’s a good chance the answer to that question is yes. According to Dice.com’s mid-2014 hiring survey of more than 700 professionals, released in June, 70 ... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Alone, not lonely

Last weekend, for the first time in my life, I went for a holiday by myself. The whole exercise began when a friend and I decided to head out for a weekend ‘soon’. But then we could never arrive at a set of dates that was suitable for both of us and as ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Summer Is for Skinny People

I N 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 revel in exploding superheroes. Likewise with summer reading, summer love, ... [Published Portland Mercury - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 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 - Jul 23 2014]
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]

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James Brennan: The fall [Published Michigan Daily - 13 hours ago]
CenturyLink​Voice: Hiring In Tech? 5 Colleges T... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 30 2014]
John Cheever's Ossining House for Sale [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jul 28 2014]
Alone, not lonely [Published Hindu Business Line - Jul 25 2014]
APC: A Dog Giving Itself A Bad Name [Published Point Blank News - Jul 24 2014]
Twin Cities public radio's Krista Tippett will ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
Summer Is for Skinny People [Published Portland Mercury - Jul 23 2014]
Johnpaul Jones wins a humanities medal [Published DJC.com - Jul 23 2014]
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]
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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]
by Kathleen Goodwin If you haven't visited ladypockets.com , it's worth it for a laugh. In the words of creator, Katherine Fritz, "instead of writing the great American Novel, I made a fake fashion + lifestyle blog where I tell you where to buy ...
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