Posts Tagged ‘Jonathan Safran Foer’

ToDo ToDay: Indie Pop and Fried Chicken

Frank Van Riper is known in the D.C. area for his writings on photography. Now, the photography teacher has curated his own exhibition, “Mirror to the World: Documentary Photography 2013.” Of the artists on view, the most winningly enigmatic is Fred Zafran (shown), who photographs “unplanned encounters” on the streets of an unknown town, which [...]

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 [...]

Five Books I’d Read

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

1. New American Haggadah, by Jonathan Safran Foer, translated by Nathan Englander.
Rewriting a religious text to suit your taste proves that, in the world of arts and letters, you're a baller. King James did it. Thomas Jefferson did it. Joseph Smith did it. So [...]

Foer and Stiller’s D.C.-Set Comedy Probably Won’t Be Filming in D.C.

Looks like D.C.'s real-life Royal Tenenbaums are getting a dose of, well, Chas Tenenbaum: The Hollywood Reporter writes today that HBO has tapped Ben Stiller to star, direct, and executive produce a comedy pilot penned by novelist Jonathan Safran Foer. The show is titled All Talk:
The project, which is being billed as “politically, religiously, culturally, intellectually and [...]