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Q&A: Marisa Silver Talks About Her New Fairy-Tale-Like Novel

The National Book Review | Posted 10.23.2016 | Home
The National Book Review

The following interview first appeared in The National Book Review: In Marisa Silver's extraordinary new novel Little Nothing, an unattractive dwar...

An Open Letter to Snow White: Custody, Alimony, and Child Support for the Dwarves

James J. Sexton | Posted 07.30.2016 | Divorce
James J. Sexton

I urge you to be ready to combine your wholesome work ethic (that has doubtless been the first inspiration for what are now literally thousands of single mothers) with a dash of your stepmother's poison ... The big lesson here, Snow White? Don't be afraid to let your chutzpah show.

Fascinating Breakthrough on Indonesia's 'Land of Hobbits'

Ritoban Mukherjee | Posted 10.07.2014 | Weird News
Ritoban Mukherjee

It was a new species of hominids, primitive humans from about 15,000 years ago, reconstructed from a heap of fragmented bones found on site, including a skull and thigh bones belonging to a subject termed LB1.

The Legend of the Ming Joint

Jeff Klima | Posted 08.08.2012 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

Many years before I became the world-weary bon vivant you love to love, I was a seeker of the dark and mystic arts. It was in those great nomadic travels of my youth that I happened upon the legend of the Ming Joint.

Woman Admits Murdering Dwarf With Crystal Ball

Posted 05.25.2012 | Crime

An Oklahoma City woman will serve a life sentence for beating a dwarf to death with a crystal ball. Clara Ann Blocker, 41, pleaded guilty to the mu...

Opening to a Late Night Show Aired in the Middle Ages

Doug Lieblich | Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy
Doug Lieblich

Spies from France have reported that Louis VI has refused a marriage arrangement with Eleanor of Aquitaine. Apparently, Louis canceled the nuptials, stating that he already had swine on his manor.

Spike TV's Dwarf Wrestling Show Targets Young, Male Demographic | T. L. Stanley, Special to the Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If you're at all squeamish about seeing someone get cash staple-gunned to his privates or 4-foot-tall wrestlers mauling each other while beer-drinking...