“Sometimes an actor performs a character, but sometimes an actor just performs. With writing, I don’t think it’s performing a character, really, if the character you’re performing is yourself. I don’t see that as playing a role. It’s just appearing in public.” The full transcript of Sheila Heti’s interview with Joan Didion is now online.
If the blog network Tumblr were a city, it would have 42 million residents. And cities, of course, need newspapers. To accommodate their growing population, Tumblr is creating a “news site for the things that happen in the Tumblrverse,” and has already hired two media vets to edit it.
A former Harper’s Bazaar intern has filed suit against the magazine for allegedly forcing her to work forty to fifty-five hours a week without pay. “The case poses philosophic and economic challenges
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