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Live From the Sundance Film Festival: Tuesday, Jan. 21

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.24.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I had my mind blown by a movie Tuesday, in the middle of another five-movie day at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. And it was blown in 3D.

This Is What a Feminist Looks Like: A Feminist Reader Reminds Us that Feminism Is Rooted in 2,500 Years of Philosophy and Activism

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 02.02.2014 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

The declaration "This is what a feminist looks like" has had a recent resurgence thanks to Kelly Martin Broderick, a woman who was photographed with a sign saying just that.

Who Decides What Kids Can Read In School?

Posted 03.22.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic novel, Persepolis, is her mem...

CPS CEO Denies Reports Of District Giving 'Persepolis' The Boot

Posted 03.15.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Is Chicago Public Schools banning the popular graphic novel "Persepolis" from its schools' libraries and classrooms? Reports began...

Review: Chicken With Plums

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.14.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Chicken with Plums, opening Friday in limited release, is a fascinating puzzle: at once a mordant comedy, a tale of unrequited love and a story of heart-breaking artistry.

PEN World Voices: Kronos Quartet vs. A Trio of Scribes

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.03.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Veering toward the political, recordings announcing the dropping of the atomic bomb, and the gap between words and music became more pronounced.

Weekend To-Do Guide: Marjane Satrapi, Astronomy Night, Picasso's Drawings

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- There's more than celebrity gawking this weekend in D.C.! Really! Friday brings an internationally reknowned author/graphic novelist t...

Persepolis Director Marjane Satrapi Goes Live Action

Ariston Anderson | Posted 04.11.2012 | Entertainment
Ariston Anderson

Chicken with Plums, due out in the U.S. later this year, was co-written and directed with Satrapi's frequent collaborator Vincent Paronnaud. Less explicitly political than Persepolis, Plums tells the story of a man who dies over a lost love.

Flannery O'Connor: You May Know Her Prose, But Have You Seen Her Cartoons?

guardian.co.uk | Posted 09.05.2011 | Books

Flannery O'Connor is best remembered for her potent fictions, and to a lesser extent for her unfortunate life (she eked out the last decade and a half...

"The Guardian" Picks Top 10 Childhood Memoirs

guardian.co.uk | Caradoc King | Posted 08.01.2011 | Books

Caradoc King heads the literary agency AP Watt and represents a wide range of literary, commercial and children's authors, among them Graham Swift, Ph...

The Persian Primer: How to Understand and Properly Make Fun of Iranian-Americans

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dr. Ali Binazir

Who's making fun of Iranians? Nobody. Except for Iranians themselves. Most likely, this shortcoming stems from a lack of familiarity with the endearing quirks of Iranian culture that would lend themselves to proper parody.