American Odd: Three Wogs, by Alexander Theroux

This week I continue my essay series American Odd by looking at “Three Wogs,” by Alexander Theroux, a comic novel about race relations in the UK. Continue reading American Odd: Three Wogs, by Alexander Theroux

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CCLaP Fridays: TRUMPED! Beyond Politically Correct, by Peter Davidson

It’s just a collection of outdated Dad Jokes. Don’t bother. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: TRUMPED! Beyond Politically Correct, by Peter Davidson

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Translation Tuesdays: The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers, by Fouad Laroui @ NYJB

Fouad Laroui casts his eye on Morocco’s dour political legacy with the scalpel-like precision of a social satirist. Continue reading Translation Tuesdays: The Curious Case of Dassoukine’s Trousers, by Fouad Laroui @ NYJB

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THE SETH KAUFMAN INTERVIEW

This year Seth Kaufman released “The War on Boredom,” a collection of short stories, and “Nuns with Guns,” a social satire on America’s unhealthy gun obsession. I talked with Seth about reality TV, nuns and guns, and the power of network television. Continue reading THE SETH KAUFMAN INTERVIEW

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