Tag Archives: Sara Benincasa

Interview: Sara Benincasa on young adult fiction, anxiety, and why her imagination is like a wild animal

Sara Benincasa is a comedian, prolific writer, Internet personality, and the author of Great, a forthcoming novel which offers a Young Adult genre take on The Great Gatsby. Among many other places, you can find her on Twitter, and here she is on Tumblr. I have been peripherally aware of Benincasa for the past handful […]

American Hustle: Scorsese DNA, “classy” sex, and “responsible” storytelling

American Hustle and The Wolf of Wall Street are the No Country for Old Men and There Will Be Blood of 2013. Where Country and Blood both pushed the boundaries of employing a cinematic Western backdrop to tell tales of American existential decay and moral strain under the influence of oil and money fueled greed […]