Articles by Emily M. Keeler

September 14, 2012

A Frothy, Heady BFFship 0

“It seems that not only do Americans see beer as a person, they see beer as a person other people like better than them.”

September 14, 2012

Clashing Titans, old and new fashioned 0

Virginia Heffernan weighs in on the whole Wikipedia v. Philip Roth thing, brilliantly pitting “Anglo-American Great Man media empires”  against “Polyglot Open-Source new media”.

September 11, 2012

Original Sin Malfunction 0

There are a lot of nipples on the New Yorker’s website, right now.

September 11, 2012

#LitBeat: NYC <3′s The Rumpus back! 0

Last night Colson Whitehead, Sam Lipsyte, Amber Tamblyn,  and Andrew McCarthy read to some New Yorkers at Public Assembly, simply because practically everyone likes The Rumpus. Here’s Specter Magazine’s editor, Mensah Demary, with the latest installment of #LitBeat.

September 11, 2012

Big Papa Country 0

Brad Leithauser on being from “Hemingway country,” and Matt Pearce, on the impossibility of tweeting from there.

September 11, 2012

An evening with Neal Stephenson 0

Next month, the University of Washington is hosting an Open Bookclub with Neal Stephenson, and his novel, Reamde. There will also be a panel of interdisciplinary commentators.

September 11, 2012

The Threat of Death 1

The New Yorker has published the chapter of Salman Rushdie’s forthcoming memoir, Joseph Anton, that describes the circumstances of his life immediately after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Iran’s spiritual leader in 1989, called for his execution by proclaiming a fatwā on the writer, after the controversial treatment of Islamic history and the Prophet Muhammad in The Satanic […]

September 7, 2012

A thrilling history 0

The history of Ian McEwan’s forthcoming Sweet Tooth.

September 7, 2012

52,757 0

Last night, during President Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention, people were sending out 52,757 Obama related tweets per minute. This morning, the speech was fact checked. And here’s what Steve Almond wished Obama had said.

September 7, 2012

Tedious and overrated tweeting. 0

Apparently Bret Easton Ellis is not a DFW fan.