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

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 […]