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  • Words to amuse and amaze

    By Jonathan Kirsch

    September 8, 2015 | 2:42 pm

    Novelist Jonathan Franzen (“The Corrections,” “Freedom”) is such a draw that his public appearances are more like rock concerts than bookstore readings. For example, his gig promoting his new book, “Purity” (Bond Street Books), requires advance tickets at $33 apiece — the ticket...

  • Judaism on The Mindy Project

    By Abe Fried-Tanzer

    March 11, 2013 | 5:24 am

    FOX’s successful new comedy, The Mindy Project, which just got renewed for a second season, won’t air a new episode until next week, but its most recent installment contains a highly worthwhile encounter with Judaism. For those unfamiliar with the show, series creator Mindy Kaling...

  • Some New Female Archetypes For Romantic Comedies

    By Tamara Shayne Kagel

    September 28, 2011 | 11:00 am

    Mindy Kaling (aka Kelly from The Office and whom I love) has a great piece in the New Yorker about the classic types of female roles in romantic comedies.  These include the Klutz, Ethereal Weirdo, the Sassy Best Friend, and so much more and you should definitely read her piece.