Weekend Bites: Joan Didion Appreciation, Preppy Musicals, Emma Lazarus Moments, 21st Century Mad Men, and More

Blade sharpening truck

Sadie Stein on her personal history with an iconic Emma Lazarus poem.

Jennifer Gilmore is profiled by the Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Laura Isaacman at The Coffin Factory discusses why she believes that “The VIDA count is bullshit.”

Jen Vafidis on Jane Campion’s crime drama Top of the Lake.

A little Slouching Towards Bethlehem appreciation at The Rumpus.

Looking at Mad Men through a 21st century lens.

Remembering Preppiesthe Broadway musical from 1982 that didn’t work out all that well.

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