Eric Lorberer

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  • 8 years ago | Longform

    Stephen ColbertBy Eric LorbererSatire was in trouble. An art form nearly as old as civilization itself, it had fallen on especially hard times of late. In the age of reality TV, the edifying gesture of the genre seemed all but dead. Fortunately, a...

  • 12 years ago | Books

    David Markson Vanishing Point Shoemaker & Hoard Picture a writer in his mid-70s, listless from age and illness, tapping away on his "less and less dependable forty-plus-year-old manual portable" as he struggles to complete his latest work, "a nove...

  • 15 years ago | Film Reviews

    Browning's Dracula, oddly, has never had a score until now when it screens at Northrop Auditorium.

  • 16 years ago | Books

    A hyperliterate infant sets off a kidnapping caper in Percival Everett's metafictional farce, Glyph.

  • 16 years ago | Books

    In striving to create touching poetry, Sharon Olds writes poetry that touches itself.

  • 16 years ago | Books

    Jane Shapiro The Dangerous Husband Little, Brown IN OUR MODERN world, where teenagers execute breathtaking bike acrobatics on The Gravity Games and Volkswagens keep perfect time to post-rock grooves, perhaps the worst sin is to be awkward. The bun...

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