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Sarah Marshall on Tonya Harding, Laura Palmer, and the relative value of female victimhood

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Sarah Marshall is “interested in where we draw the line between tragedy and comedy in spectacles of crime.” This month her meditation on the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan affair, which kicked off with “the whack heard around the world,” was published in The Believer. In her piece, Marshall questions our collective public memory of […]

Donna Martin Graduates: The Nineteen Nineties, tangentially

WARNING: Some of the language / links below are not safe for work, younger folks, or sensitive people. None of it is really that bad but if I don’t point this out, some people get emotional and write thousand-word emails to my bosses. NOTE: Lines separated by a slash or a word that is not […]