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In first memoir, Bruce Springsteen gets personal

Springsteen’s writing has a familiar appeal, even for those who haven’t listened to his music or don’t like it. ...


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Author David Sedaris talks writing, women's pants

As he began reading the essay “The Perfect Fit,” it became clear that Sedaris does not take himself too seriously. ...


Movies

Dive into a new dystopian book series

In terms of up and coming fantasy series, Victoria Aveyard’s “Red Queen” has grown in popularity since its release last winter and has sparked rumors of a movie production in the near ...


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Youtube star Tyler Oakley takes his voice from the screen to the page

Oakley writes about glamorous encounters with Harry Styles and Paris Hilton, but does not shy away from talking about the time he totaled his car in front of his high school crush ...


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Literati Reading Series highlights established and student writers

The event featured Annie Christain, an assistant professor of composition and English for speakers of other languages at SUNY Cobleskill, and Carolyn Keller, a first-year graduate student studying English and creative writing ...


Movies

Today's superhero movies don't pack a punch

The contemporary superhero movie has proven to be little more than an action flick masquerading around in masks and colorful tights. ...


Movies

J. Hoberman: Once a film student, now living the dream life

He’s taught film at Harvard, New York University and Cooper Union. In a list of the best movie critics of all time, Complex listed him at number five, writing, “Simply put, there’s ...


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In his new documentary, a BU student's vision emerges

Although the film’s primary purpose is to promote Gbemi’s novel, the depth to which the documentarian investigates the Black experience in the United States lends “Emerge” the authority to stand alone as ...


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Jim Daniels takes readers on a drive through 8-Mile, Detroit

He spoke of his rock ‘n’ roll influences and cited The Stooges, a Detroit-based proto-punk band of the early 1970s, as an influence on the chaos that bleeds through his poems. ...


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Renata Adler: reviewing the ultimate critic

Renata Adler’s style of bravery is, in other words, understated. And her understatedness did no favors to her reputation. She’s not usually named alongside the other great nonfiction writers of the past ...