Book Review: Bossypants
I admire her most for her sexy, toned arms … My first memory of Tine Fey is from the Saturday Night Live sketch “Kotex Classic.” In the commercial parody, Fey and a group of other female SNLers promoted the “old school” look of the 1960s style maxi pads that were fastened in place with an awkward belt while wearing 1990s hip-hugger jeans and belly shirts. It was a...
Book Review: What Is the What
What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng by Dave Eggers, is many things: a heart-wrenching account of Sudan’s “Lost Boys,” a poetic fish-out-of-water tale of coming to America, and a postmodern gesture of storytelling characteristic of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius author, Eggers. How can one possibly write a true “autobiographical”...