Today in culture: Annie Hall gets a location breakdown, 1973′s Scream Blacula Scream gets analyzed, Julia Child gets touted, and Jonah Lehrer compared to Thucydides.
-In honor of Julia Child’s 100th birthday, a Julia Child remix.
-An especially moving TEDtalk by Eleanor Longden about coping with schizophrenia.
-How to deal with literary rejection, possible, probable or imminent: a guide.
-Miranda July gets interviewed about It Chooses You at the Los Angeles Review of Books: “People like to talk about how pregnancy is such a creative time! You can’t just use that word! Just because I’m “creating” doesn’t mean I’m being creative.”
-Have you ever found yourself asking, “where are all the gay male stand-up comics?” The Times may have your answer.
-Is there now or has there ever been a liberal equivalent of Ayn Rand in literature? Why not?
-The full Toronto Film Festival lineup has been announced.
-In the newest issue of Reverse Shot, Todd Haynes’ Safe is deconstructed in terms of its color scheme (who decorates their home with black couches?)
-The quintessential New York locations of Annie Hall.