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Writing About Race: Los Angeles Review of Books’s Tess Taylor Considers the ‘Texts with Which We Craft and Fathom Our Lives’

After Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination (Toni Morrison) and after “The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket” (Edgar Allan Poe), Tess Taylor considers the impact of race in the writings of three contemporary poets: Jake Adam York, Rachel Richardson, and Martha Collins. Morrison then, asks us both for new criticism [...]

Vermilion Energy's (VET) CEO Lorenzo Donadeo on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Vermilion Energy Inc. (NYSE:VET) Q2 2014 Earnings Conference Call July 31, 2014, 11:00 AM ET Executives Dean Morrison - Director of IR Lorenzo Donadeo - CEO Tony Marino - President & COO Curtis Hicks - EVP & CFO Analysts Pavan Hoskote - Goldman Sachs Travis Wood - TD Securities Presentation Operator Good morning. Show More Summary

Fast Food for Thought: Chipotle’s Foray into Publishing

What do the Paris Review and Chipotle have in common? If you guessed that they've both published Toni Morrison, you're right. Last month, Mexican “fast causal” restaurant chain Chipotle announced that they would print original short fiction and non-fiction pieces on their bags and cups in stores nationwide. Show More Summary

Ranking Cormac McCarthy’s Greatest Books

Trailing Philip Roth by a few months and Toni Morrison by two years, Cormac McCarthy (who turns 81 this weekend) is one of America’s greatest and most decorated writers. His cultural stock has risen immeasurably in the last decade — whether it’s the Coen brothers adapting No Country for Old Men and winning Best Picture at the Oscars for it, or his recent ( … Read More

Hillary Clinton, Do Not Feel Guilty About Your Pleasures

3 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Jia Tolentino Hillary Clinton talked to the Times about her favorite books: some of the many names mentioned include Laura Hillenbrand, Toni Morrison, John Grisham, Pablo Neruda, George W. Bush and the Bible, which she says "was and...Show More Summary

John Green's 6 favorite coming-of-age books

Sula by Toni Morrison (Vintage, $15). Morrison won the Nobel Prize in literature the same year that I read Song of Solomon in a high school English class. I loved that novel so much I read Sula (and Beloved) for fun that summer. The friendship between Sula and Nel transformed the way I thought about love and gender. Show More Summary

Study discovers the downside of African-American success stories

African-Americans such as Brown University President Ruth Simmons, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison, and of course President Barack Obama have reached the pinnacle of success in historically white domains. But a new study finds there isShow More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: M. Lamar Makes White Boys Read Toni Morrison In His New Video

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

The multimedia artist plays a 'supernatural professor' who drills his pupils on the master-slave dialectic read more

Including Latino Writers on Chipotle’s Literary Cups

I still haven’t gone to Chipotle and purchased one of their cups with a story by Toni Morrison, George Saunders,… Read More

Chipotle Experiments With Disposable Literature

The fast-food chain has enlisted prominent writers like Toni Morrison, Judd Apatow and George Saunders to write essays and notes for its cups and bags.

Chipotle Wire: Chipotle's recently released line of cups...

Chipotle's recently released line of cups and bags, which features printed "two-minute readings" from authors like Toni Morrison and celebrities like Bill Hader, apparently fails to include any writers of Latin descent. Novelist Alex Espinoza tells OC Weekly, "I think...

Chipotle Adds Celebrity-Written Essays by Malcolm Gladwell, Judd Apatow and More to Cups and Bags

Dubbing them “two-minute readings,” Chipotle has released a series of essays from the likes of Toni Morrison, George Saunders, Jonathan Safran Foer, Malcolm Gladwell, Bill Hader, Sarah Silverman, and Judd Apatow which appear on their cups… Chipotle Adds Celebrity-Written Essays by Malcolm Gladwell, Judd Apatow and More to Cups and Bags is a post by Alec Banks on Highsnobiety.

Chipotle's Putting Essays On Its Cups So You Can Brain Up At Lunch

4 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Sitting at a fast food joint eating by yourself is, at best, kind of boring—what are you gonna watch/read/stare at? Chipotle's new cups and bags, printed with original essays from writers including Malcom Gladwell and Toni Morrison, give you some reading material with your eating material that's probably a bit more uplifting than the nutritional data chart. Read more...

Fuck Chipotle

4 months agoSports : Deadspin

Everyone's rightfully goofing on Chipotle today for unveiling a line of cups and bags featuring insta-literature from the likes of Toni Morrison and George Saunders. Now, I have no issue with restaurant chains scrawling stuff on their packaging. Show More Summary

Where Can You Find the Best New Literature? Check Your Chipotle Cup!

4 months agoHealth / Nutrition : Eat Like Me

Booknerds (who love Mexican!), get excited. Chipotle stores are now unveiling new bags and cups printed with original essays from authors and entertainers such as Toni Morrison, Sarah Silverman and Malcolm Gladwell. We love that the great minds over at Chipotle were like, "Ooh, let's find that sweet spot where fine literature and fast food intersect."

Now on Chipotle Cups: Stories by Famous Writers

Jonathan Safran Foer. Toni Morrison. George Saunders. Michael Lewis. Malcolm Gladwell. They're some of the most famous authors working today, and now they're lending their prose to, of all things, fast-food packaging. Starting today, cups and bags at Chipotle Mexican Grill will come adorned with text from one of the...

Here’s Cormac McCarthy’s Rejected Contribution to the Chipotle Cups Project

This morning Chipotle announced a new project that will bring the work of such authors as Toni Morrison, George Saunders, and Malcolm Gladwell to cups and bags at their establishments. The idea was hatched by another author, Jonathan...Show More Summary

Steal This Idea: The Story That Refreshes

I think I had Twitter open for all of ten seconds today when this story popped up: Chipotle cups will now feature stories by Jonathan Safran Foer, Toni Morrison, and other authors. I didn’t even have to click on the link, because I’ve been waiting for them to try this for years. When Chipotle started […]

You can now read Jonathan Safran Foer and Toni Morrison on Chipotle cups

How very high-low. Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, was in Chipotle one day and he was

Better Chipotle Cups

4 months agoOdd : The Hairpin

by Bobby Finger "Starting Thursday, VF Daily can exclusively reveal, bags and cups in Chipotle’s stores will be adorned with original text by [Jonathan Safran] Foer, Malcolm Gladwell, Toni Morrison, George Saunders, and Vanity Fair contributing editor Michael Lewis… 'I selected the writers, and insofar as there was any editing, I did it,' Foer said. Show More Summary

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