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Teddy Wayne

Circle Twerk in the Media: An Open Letter to Teddy Wayne

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 11.17.2013 | Black Voices
Shane Paul Neil

I am not writing in defense of twerking. However, I have watched you and your ilk attempt to ascribe some significance to it, namely by speaking on black culture and making inaccurate, awkward and in some cases offensive, correlations between twerking and black culture.

Some More Books: Part 3

James Franco | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
James Franco

Teddy Wayne's novel The Love Song of Jonny Valentine tracks the faltering tour of an 11-year-old pop singer in the mold of Justin Bieber. In Wayne's novel, one of the most salient aspects is the way that this young mind has been shaped by his unique position as a pop star.

The Best Post-9/11 Novel: Huffington Post Interviews Teddy Wayne, Author of "Kapitoil"

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

"We angle down to New York City, and the skyscrapers of Manhattan aggregate like tall flowers in a garden and the grids of orange lights look like LED...

Announcing the Death of the Post-9/11 Novel

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Novelists didn't have to think much in the way of plot. 9/11 happened before, during, or after, to change everything (as Bush and Ashcroft had it, the world changed, nothing was the same after 9/11).