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3 Things Social Media Marketers Can Learn from Mark Haddon's 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'

Matthew Collis | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Matthew Collis

As a social media professional, the ability to be unique and different, to resonate with your audience, and to write concisely are essential. The more you can improve in these areas, the more successful you're likely to be.

First Nighter: The Tonys as Experienced in the Press Room

David Finkle | Posted 06.07.2016 | Entertainment
David Finkle

I notice this is a surprisingly short account of the year's Tony Awards as scoped from the press room. I can only suggest it's an indication of the excitement the event didn't create from start to finish.

First Nighter: Simon Stephens' Punk Rock Rocks Steady and Unsteady

David Finkle | Posted 01.17.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

All the stay-wide-awake light and sound accompanies action taking place in the not very well-provided senior-class library at a Stockport school in England's north country. There, a group of privileged students hang out when they're not scheduled for a class or when they're scheduled for a class but don't feel like going.

Stage Alchemy, Brilliant as Stars

Steven Suskin | Posted 12.05.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

There are plays that entertain, plays that illuminate, and plays that bring us to an exalted new place. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time, at the Ethel Barrymore, does all three.

Aisle View from London: A Curious and Altogether Astonishing Incident

Steven Suskin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Six days in London bring the opportunity to catch up on seven shows that have opened since my last visit. I could have more industriously caught nine by juggling the schedule, but one does have other obligations.

First Nighter: Rowan Atkinson, Helen Mirren, Terrific Others Occupy London-Theater Hot Seats

David Finkle | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Due to one of those odd coincidences, theater at the moment seems to be about chairs. Rowan Atkinson sits in a relatively comfy one throughout the flawless revival of Simon Gray's Quartermaine's Terms, at Wyndham's.

He's Back

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

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The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 06.11.2012 | Books

"The Red House" by Mark Haddon Doubleday, $25.95 Published on June 12, 2012 What is it about? The novel tells the story of a family through ...

When Popular Novels Perpetuate Negative Stereotypes: Mark Haddon, Asperger's and Irresponsible Fiction

Greg Olear | Posted 01.18.2012 | Books
Greg Olear

I don't begrudge Mark Haddon his freedom of speech. What I find objectionable is that he seems unaware of, or, worse, indifferent toward, the fact that he has made both his name and his fortune exploiting the Asperger's community, my son included.

Autism Awareness Month: 9 Poignant Books (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.17.2011 | Books

It's a world that has fascinated so many: the closed universe of the autistic person. Are they thinking? What are they seeing? How are they experienci...

The Curious Incident of a US Extradition in the Night-Time

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

In many ways Gary's disease reveals an intellectually and emotionally na�ve child locked in a man's body. There his mind is both his biggest friend and greatest enemy.