Posts Tagged ‘jason zinoman’

Arts Roundup: It’s Never Too Early for an Amtrak Cheese Tray Edition

GUYS, Some People Are Funny, This Guy Is ON IT: Earlier this month, The New York Times launched a new column on comedy, penned by Jason Zinoman, who is the son of Studio Theatre founder Joy Zinoman and author of Shock Value, a recent book about horror movies. Splitsider has a long, sometimes funny interview with Jason [...]

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror, by Jason Zinoman.
When I was five, I found a copy of Dawn of the Dead in my mom's VHS collection and asked if I could watch it, [...]

Arts Roundup: Was It Good for U? Edition

Theater of Dissent: In Sunday's WaPo, Peter Marks examines what happens when Theater J—prone to button-pushing as it is—pisses off certain supporters of the state of Israel and its ruling Likud party. In short: Last March, when Theater J hosted the Israeli Cameri Theatre's staging of Return to Haifa by the Palestinian writer Ghassan Kanafani, a [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Avi Buffalo, Foul Swoops

A lot has changed in the year since doll-haired Australian chanteuse Sia Furler postponed the tour behind her latest release, We Are Born, due to her struggle with Graves’ disease. For one, she got healthier and more confident behind a flood of support at home and abroad. She also landed a gig [...]

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