Posts Tagged ‘Franklin Foer’

ToDo ToDay: Jessica Lea Mayfield and a New Lobster Shack

When her first album, With Blasphemy So Heartfelt, debuted in 2008, Jessica Lea Mayfield seemed destined for a career of singing rootsy folk-rock songs. On her latest release, Make My Head Sing…, she’s shaken the acoustic ethos of her past in favor of grinding guitars and pounding drums. What remains from Mayfield’s bluegrass roots is a slight vocal [...]

ToDo ToDay: Foer Brothers! Free Tarts!

Artistic talent tends to run in the family: Music has the Jacksons and the Avetts, acting has the Barrymores and the Baldwins, and the lists go on. Literary Washington has the Foer brothers: Joshua, Jonathan, and Franklin, who have produced very different bestselling books. Tonight, they speak together for the first time at a lecture sponsored [...]

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