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Theater Review: Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Brings a 600-Year-Old Play Up to the Moment With Everybody

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins — a MacArthur genius, a Pulitzer finalist, and a recipient of Yale’s Windham–Campbell Literature Prize — gets my award for most-restless playwright. Five of his works have been produced in New York since 2010; none seem to come from the same universe. Gloria, which horrified me (and not ... More »

Suzan-Lori Parks and Rashid Johnson Are Adapting Richard Wright’s ‘Native Son’ as a Film

Pulitzer Prize winning Topdog/Underdog playwright (not to mention playwright of 365 Plays/365 Days, which is exactly what it sounds like) Suzan-Lori Parks is writing a screen adaptation of Richard Wright’s 1940 novel Native Son, which will be directed by visual artist Rashid Johnson. Show More Summary

Suzan-Lori Parks Writing, Rashid Johnson Directing Richard Wright Novel ‘Native Son’

UTA Independent will soon shop a movie adaptation of Richard Wright's novel Native Son, adapted by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks with artist/photographer Rashid Johnson making his feature directorial debut. Published...Show More Summary

Charles L. Bartlett, Journalist Who Introduced Kennedy to His Wife, Dies at 95

Mr. Bartlett won a Pulitzer Prize for his national reporting but was remembered especially for the dinner party where he introduced the future president to Jacqueline Bouvier.

Video Interview: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis on "Fences"

"Fences" has garnered four Oscar Nominations for Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay (August Wilson), Best Actor (Denzel Washington) and Best Supporting Actress (Viola Davis). Based on Wilson's 1983 Pulitzer Prize winning play setShow More Summary

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Too Busy Planning His Oscars Date With Mom To Worry About MacPEGOTing

He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015. He won a Pulitzer Prize for “Hamilton: An American Musical” in 2016. He took home an Emmy for his work on the song “Bigger” for the 67th Tony Awards. He won Grammys for both the “In the Heights” and “Hamilton” soundtracks. Show More Summary

Lin-Manuel Miranda Is Too Busy Planning His Oscars Date With Mom To Worry About MacPEGOTing

He was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship in 2015. He won a Pulitzer Prize for “Hamilton: An American Musical” in 2016. He took home an Emmy for his work on the song “Bigger” for the 67th Tony Awards. He won Grammys for both the “In the Heights” and “Hamilton” soundtracks. Show More Summary

Norman Mailer’s Fatal Friendship

Two men in particular had reason to celebrate the evening of July 9, 1981. One received the Pulitzer Prize the year prior, having refashioned his literary career after a series of controversies, failures, and skirmishes. The other was...Show More Summary

A Blistering Critique of Democrats, Republicans, Trump, and the Deep State

Chris Hedges is recognized as a genuine "Progressive" and well respected as a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. This clip (below), only about 12 minutes long, is on a site deemed by the Democrats & Republicans to be a source of "fake news"...and also deemed by them to be a place where "supporters of Russian Propaganda" pontificate. Show More Summary

Video: An editorial assistant's lament in 'Gloria' at the Goodman

Who's to blame for the ongoing demise of print media? The editorial assistants in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' Pulitzer Prize finalist "Gloria" have some ideas.  In this Showcase video, filmed at Tribune Tower, Jennifer Kim plays Kendra, one of the many cubicle-dwellers stuck in the low-pay, high stress swamp...

Another One Down - Seattle Stranger Staff Art Critic Quits

"Jen Graves, who was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for criticism and a nominee for the best art reporting award from the U.S. section of the International Association of Art Critics, was an increasing rare entity: an art critic working full time at a major city newspaper. The number of people in that role has dwindled in […]

Thursday Links: Art Critic Jen Graves, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist Leaves The Stranger

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[caption id="attachment_81591" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Jen Graves looking at Maria Lassnig’s "You and Me", 2008, in Venice.[/caption] MCH Group, the company that owns Art Basel has acquired a 25.1 % stake in Art Düsseldorf.Show More Summary

Trump's Destruction Of Dodd-Frank: A Gift To Wall Street Swamp

Pulitzer Prize winner David Cay Johnston spoke with Joy Ann Reid about another affront to America's stability, the removal of the safeguards of the Dodd/Frank Bill. Even conservatives are in agreement that Trump's efforts to repeal this act are based on fantastical bologna, that he likely pulled from his rectum. Show More Summary

Author and Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Hunter’s New Novel, G-Man

From bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Hunter, comes the 10th book in his Swagger family saga, replete with Hunter's wicked suspense, vivid gun fights, and historical truths. This post Author and Pulitzer Prize Winner Stephen Hunter’s New Novel, G-Man appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.

Review: Wit (The Hypocrites)

Director and Chicago favorite Marti Lyons has assembled a beautiful, low-key yet epic, production of Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize winner about an academic with cancer and the last two hours of her life. This Wit is wonderfully staged...Show More Summary

'Wit,' about professor with cancer, is best play ever written on the subject

Margaret Edson's "Wit," which won the Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1999, is the best play ever written about cancer. In fact, I'd say it's the best play ever written about hospitals, too, and about the loss of control we all fear or feel, once we find ourselves down that rabbit hole, pushed, prodded...

Examining the Science of Torture: The Price of Coercive Interrogation

Click here for reuse options! A recent book by neuroscientist Shane O'Mara makes crystal clear how dead wrong Trump is about torture. In 2014, Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist James Risen made headlines by revealing that...Show More Summary

Friedman: After Trump’s Policies ‘There Will Be No Jobs,’ Everything Automated!

In what seemed like the ramblings of a 19 th century Luddite, New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner, Tom Friedman appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday where he issued a ridiculous warning about the US economy under President Donald Trump. Show More Summary

Washpo Columnist, Anne Applebaum, Warns Us the Nazi German Markets Roared Too...Up Until Stalingrad

Factually absurd, but that shouldn't stop Anne from spouting her bitter rhetoric. In an obvious poke at Trump, in light of the furious stock market run since elected, Pulitzer Prize winner and member of the Council on Foreign Relations...Show More Summary

Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith Are Among the Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards

The finalists have been announced for this year’s National Book Critics Circle Awards. In the nonfiction category, last year’s National Book Award winner, Ibram X. Kendi, is recognized alongside Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen, and the fiction section is filled out with literary stars like Zadie Smith, Michael Chabon, ... More »

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