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In “Super Sad True Love Story,” Gary Shteyngart’s novel set in a social-media dystopia, each person is publicly assigned a “fuckability” score, determined by various algorithms. Lulu, an app founded in 2013, is the closest anyone has come, so far, to making Shteyngart’s vision come true. Show More Summary

It's Official! Downton Abbey's Sixth Season Will Be It's Last

We knew this day was coming, but it's still super sad! Rumors have been flying around that this will be the sixth and final season of Downton Abbey, and those rumors turned out to be true. [ Related: Downton Abbey's Dowager Countess In Cake Form Is The Most Terrifying Thing You'll See All Day ] According to a [...]

Ben Stiller Is Adapting Super Sad True Love Story For TV

Fire up your apparats, everyone. Ben Stiller may end up executive-producing a small screen adaptation of Gary Shteyngart’s 2010 hit Super Sad True Love Story. Shteyngart’s acclaimed book—which narrates the sweet and melancholy courtship...Show More Summary

Ben Stiller joins Gary Shteyngart TV project

Ben Stiller has signed on to executive produce and direct a television adaptation of "Super Sad True Love Story" by Gary Shteyngart, according to Deadline. The 2010 novel was a bestseller the Los Angeles Times found to be "hilarious and sad."

Super Sad True Love Story Will Be A Super Weird TV Show

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Get ready to start checking out the "Fuckability" index of some seriously depressed TV characters. Gary Shteyngart's depressing, hilarious book Super Sad True Love Story is going to be a TV series — with Ben Stiller executive-producing, and directing a bunch of episodes. Read more...

Newswire: Ben Stiller to direct TV adaption of Super Sad True Love Story

Ben Stiller, who is a serious artist on a mission to do serious work, has teamed up with independent TV studio Media Rights Capital to executive produce and direct multiple episodes of the dramedy Super Sad True Love Story. The series, co-written by Gary Shteyngart and Karl Gajdusek (Last Resort), is based on Shteyngart’s novel of the same name. Show More Summary

Ben Stiller Plots 'Super Sad True Love Story' TV Series

For independent studio Media Rights Capital, the drama is based on the best-seller by Gary Shteyngart. read more

Ben Stiller Teams With MRC For ‘Super Sad True Love Story’ Dramedy Series

Ben Stiller is attached to executive produce and direct multiple episodes of Super Sad True Love Story, an hourlong dramedy in the works at MRC. The project, based on the novel by Gary Shteyngart, is currently casting and has not been set up at a network yet. Show More Summary

Super Sad True Elder Love Story

7 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

On the last day of 2014, 95-year-old Eddie Harrison died alone in a hospital bed three weeks after his wife, Edith Hill, was removed from their home in Alexandria, Virginia, and taken to Florida. It didn't need to be that...

Gary Shteyngart Tries and Tries Again to Eat at Ess-a-Bagel

"Not everything can be sea urchin and chicken cracklings, you know?" #wrap-wrap.jackDanielsSpot{display:none;} !+[sponsored-jack-daniels] Gary Shteyngart, the author of Super Sad True Love Story and Little Failure (which comes out in paperback on October 7), has lived and traveled all over the world. Show More Summary

The Book Report : This Is Emotions: 'Super Sad True Love Story' by Gary Shteyngart

The Book Report is a series that promises to deliver exactly what it promises: reports on books by the people who’ve read them. Catch evenings of live, in-person Book Reports that will remind you of the third grade in the best possible...Show More Summary

Cathy O’Neil: Short Your Kids, Go Long Your Neighbor: Betting on People Is Coming Soon

Yet another aspect of Gary Shteyngart’s dystopian fiction novel Super Sad True Love Story is coming true for reals this week. Besides anticipating Occupy Wall Street, as well as Bloomberg’s sweep of Zuccotti Park (although getting it wrong on how utterly successful such sweeping would be), Shteyngart proposed the idea of instant, real-time and broadcast credit ratings.

Gary Shteyngart Becomes A Glasshole

Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story is now a reality. He got to try Google Glass and wrote about the experience for The New Yorker. “When the velvet-rope hostess at the of-the-moment Wythe Hotel bar in Williamsburg stops to take a photo of me with her iPhone, I know exactly what the producer meant. [...]Show More Summary

Rob Lowe & Rashida Jones Are DUMPING Parks & Rec! Get Their Super Sad Departure Deets HERE!

2 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

What?!?! Noo!!!!! Say it ain't so!!! Parks and Recreation is NBC's only returning comedy this season, but everything has changed — Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones are LEAVING! It's true!! The two superstars will stick around for the first half of the show's sixth season, and then they're saying sayonara forever!! Ughh!!! What the hell?! This horribly unpleasant news [...]

Gary Shteyngart tries Google Glasses, and the results are Super Sad

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In his novel Super Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart writes about a society, five minutes into the future, that has a weird neurotic relationship with gadgets and social media, as focused through a device called an "äppärät." Now, Shteyngart has tried the Google Glass, and in many ways the future he wrote about seems to have arrived. Read more...

The Funniest Sad Thing I've Read In A Long Time

I mean, this is really sad, yeah. Super sad, horrific and a true tragedy. It must be awful to live with. But... of course... one wonders how she could ever remember it at all!

Super sad true zombie crime in Michigan

2 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A guy living in a trailer park outside Detroit, Michigan, has been arrested for living quietly with the corpse of a dead woman for almost 7 months. Read more...

Gary Shteyngart is publishing an actual true story this time — his memoir

The rumor mill’s been buzzing for a while, but now it’s official: Gary Shteyngart — “Super Sad True Love Story” author, professional blurb writer, dachshund owner and reader of  "Middlemarch" — will follow up his three best-selling novels with a memoir, according to his publisher, Random...

Kathy Griffin Bows Out From Bravo! Talk Show CANCELED After Two Seasons!

2 years agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

Aw, POOP! This really is SUCH a bummer! But sadly, the news appears to be true! After two seasons of inappropriate laughs, Kathy Griffin's HIGHlarious Bravo talk show, Kathy, has been canceled! Although the ratings were never super high, the comedienne's series managed to beat the odds and come back for a second year in January, and we had [...]

“In 1941, sadness is at its peak”

Here’s a novel idea: using literature to map out the emotions of a time period. (1940s? Sad. 1920s? Happy. 2010s? …Don’t ask.) Related posts: A Heartbreaking Playlist of Staggering Sadness Emma Straub’s super sad true Year In Reading...Show More Summary

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