Articles by Rhian Sasseen

May 8, 2013

Orlando 0

“I have often thought that if I were ever a drag queen, and more specifically that if I were ever a drag queen who was a contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, I would play Virginia Woolf — or rather, Nicole Kidman as Virginia Woolf — in the Snatch Game episode when the contestants don their […]

May 8, 2013

“The Threadbare Art of My Eye” 0

As Robert Lowell put it: “sometimes everything I write / with the threadbare art of my eye / seems a snapshot.” Poetry and photography.

May 8, 2013

Best Title or Best Title? 0

According to the New York Times, a “vigilante copy editor” has hit the sculpture park of the Pratt Institute.

May 8, 2013

The Interpretation of Dreams 0

“Why, for instance, did I dream I had surged up through the lawn of Toronto’s Victoria College and clomped into the library, decomposing and covered with mud? The librarian didn’t notice a thing, which, in the dream, I found surprising. Was this an anxiety dream? If so, which anxiety?” Margaret Atwood’s dream diary.

May 8, 2013

Women and Criticism 0

Tonight: “Sharp: A Discussion of Women and Criticism,” a panel at the Housing Works Bookstore in New York featuring writers Kate Bolick, Laura Miller, Michelle Orange, and more. It begins at 7 p.m.; more information can be found here.

May 8, 2013

The Ear Man 0

If you have a spare $7,743 dollars lying around, Freud’s couch has fallen into disrepair and could use some restoration.

May 7, 2013

Oh No He Didn’t 0

Henry James, gossip columnist.

May 7, 2013

Music To My Ears 0

Oh, to have cows and restaurants named after you: the life of the unusually-named NPR reporter.

May 7, 2013

What Would Atticus Do? 1

Harper Lee is suing her literary agent over royalties for To Kill A Mockingbird.

May 7, 2013

The Man Who Clothed the World 0

“No one took this further, with more imagination and daring…At a time when American groups would often dress down—affluent suburban kids disguised as Appalachian farmers or Canadian lumberjacks – Bowie quite deliberately dressed up.” David Bowie’s sartorial legacy.