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Posts Tagged ‘ the new yorker ’

“The Lottery” & The Jews

October 21, 2013
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“The Lottery” might be the most famous American short story. Written by Shirley Jackson and published in the New Yorker in 1948, it tells of an unnamed American town where, once a year, residents draw slips of paper from a black box, choosing one person to be murdered by the rest of the…

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Garbage Pail Kids

April 16, 2012
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Every artist has a day job, at least at first. In the mid-80s, Art Spiegelman was editing Raw,…

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The Consummate Showwoman

November 11, 2010
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Sarah Bernhardt flirted with the novelist Alexandre Dumas, posed for the painter Alphonse Mucha, had…

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