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Jonathan Safran Foer

Just a Thought: Chipotle's 'Cultivating Thought' Series Needs to Feature Mexican and Mexican American Authors for Their Mexican Restaurant

Michele Serros | Posted 07.22.2014 | Latino Voices
Michele Serros

Doesn't Chipotle Mexican Grill serve, um, Mexican food? Wouldn't having Mexican or Mexican American authors fit their burritos and bards theme?

Chipotle Just Got A Whole Lot More Highbrow

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 05.15.2014 | Business

Starting Thursday, the massive demographic that comprises both burrito-lovers and literary aficionados will find a real treat at Chipotle: Cups and ba...

10 Writers: On the Magic of Reading

Louisiana Channel | Posted 04.23.2014 | Books
Louisiana Channel

Enjoy these 10 acclaimed writers as they reveal what the magic of reading is to them, and why they feel literature is so powerful.

Writing: A Family Profession

Steven Petite | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books
Steven Petite

You aren't born a writer, you become a writer. Some families have multiple doctors, lawyers, construction workers, teachers, etc. But how many families have multiple, successful writers?

Meatless Monday: Hero With a Thousand Faces

Ellen Kanner | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Just in time for Christmas, a story to share while snuggling around the fire (or space heater). Once upon a time, a beloved, wealthy young man walked away from his family, away from his riches, away from glittering worldly ways in search of truth and integrity.

WATCH: 2013 Commencement Speakers Who Are Redefining Success

Posted 06.11.2013 | Women

In her commencement address at Smith College, Arianna Huffington told the class of 2013, "Don't buy society's definition of success, because it's not ...

Farm Forward's BuyingPoultry.com Will Put Humane Eating in Consumers' Hands

Food Politic | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green
Food Politic

Farm Forward is developing an application called BuyingPoultry.com, which will be an answer for people who are willing to spend a little bit more for humanely raised products but are confused by the labels.

Everything Is Illuminated Shines in New Stage Version

Robert Loerzel | Posted 05.01.2013 | Chicago
Robert Loerzel

Simon Block's stage version of Foer's novel might still benefit from a few tweaks, but it captures much of what made the book so compelling and even adds some intriguing new angles on the stories.

Thirty Days, Thirty Reasons, Thirty Ways: Go Vegetarian In October!

Kathy Stevens | Posted 11.28.2012 | Home
Kathy Stevens

So on Monday, October 1, is World Vegetarian Day--the kickoff for Vegetarian Awareness Month than runs throughout October. If you've been toying with the idea of going vegetarian, then let me be your cheerleader, and let the following lists inform and inspire! Good luck...and please share your journey!

PHOTOS: Vogue's Edith Wharton Photo Shoot Features Famous Authors

Posted 08.30.2012 | Books

For Vogue's September issue, their team trekked to The Mount, Edith Wharton's estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, for a literary-inspired photo shoot phot...

PHOTOS: Arists And Writers Host Benefit For Obama

Posted 07.02.2012 | New York

Acclaimed writers Jonathan Franzen And Jonathan Safran along with many of the city's established artists gathered at the Paula Cooper Gallery on Thurs...

Confessions of a Meat Addict

Steve Heilig | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Steve Heilig

The New York Times Magazine's "Ethicist" just held an essay contest with the theme, "Is it ethical to eat meat?" The judges were an all-star roster fr...

Joe Satran

What The Failure Of 'The Corrections' Means For HBO

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment

On Tuesday, HBO made two announcements in the realm of acquisitions. The network said it would be producing "True Detective," a crime series based on ...

Smartphone Addiction: Why I'm Putting the Phone Down

Susan Conley | Posted 06.07.2012 | Women
Susan Conley

The sneaky thing that my Smartphones does is make me feel like every hour of every day is the absolutely most perfect time in the world to get my email. Except it's not.

Jonathan Safran Foer's New American Haggadah: Extremely Similar and Incredibly the Same.

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.06.2012 | Books
Tom Teicholz

On the face of it, Foer seems a brilliant choice to commission and compile a New American Haggadah.The result is neither new nor particularly American -- it is as if he wrestled with the Haggadah, like Jacob wrestled with the angel, and the Haggadah won, repeatedly.

Passover Is A Time To Renew Jewish-African American Common Cause

Rabbi Edward Bernstein | Posted 06.04.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Edward Bernstein

The Israelites may have left Egypt, but in many ways, we still experience Egypt. Humans still treat people who are different as "other." Until that stops, we are all still enslaved to prejudice and its consequences.

Considering Those Lobsters, and Getting Hungry Like Hemingway

Anna King | Posted 05.29.2012 | Books
Anna King

Gabrielle Hamilton's simple descriptions of enjoying salty cheese and a warm salted potato in Amsterdam have the same effect as Hemingway's descriptions of Parisian beer and potato salad: They make you hungry.

Commentaries For A New American Passover Seder

Posted 03.29.2012 | Religion

Jews have a special relationship to books, and the Haggadah -- the user’s manual for the Passover seder -- has been translated more widely, and repr...

Jonathan Safran Foer On His Newest Project

Jonathan Safran Foer | Posted 05.22.2012 | Books
Jonathan Safran Foer

Jews have a special relationship to books, and the Haggadah -- the user's manual for the Passover seder -- has been translated more widely, and reprinted more often, than any other Jewish book. Everywhere there have been Jews, there have been new Haggadahs.

Barack Obama Is Such a Traditional Jew Sometimes

Jeffrey Goldberg | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Goldberg

George W. Bush was, in his own way, a philo-Semite, but he never would have made such a member-of-the-tribe kind of joke as Barack Obama did when I recently handed him a copy of the New American Haggadah.

WATCH: Colbert's Passover Questions For Jonathan Safran Foer

Posted 03.07.2012 | Religion

Translated by Nathan Englander, with commentaries by Lemony Snicket and Jeffrey Goldberg, the New American Haggadah sets itself apart from the 7,000 e...

Jonathan Safran Foer, Nathan Englander On Their New Collaboration

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 03.02.2012 | Books

NEW YORK -- Authors Jonathan Safran Foer and Nathan Englander, seated together at a Brooklyn diner, would like to continue a discussion that has laste...

Writers' Valentines to Their Mentors

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 04.14.2012 | Books
Elizabeth Benedict

Several years ago, I unleashed a whole lot of gratitude and love in a group of wonderful writers

Stiller To Star In, Direct HBO Show On D.C. Jewish Family

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ben Stiller will star, direct and produce a new HBO series set in the nation's capital. According to The Hollywood Reporter, "All Talk,"...

"Crazy Crazy": Introducing Guinevere, Plus Chatting With Four Year Strong's Alan Day and Gregory Rogove

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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