Carly Cody

Chart: The Anti-NSA Rally Was So Politically Diverse, Even a Pirate Attended
October 27, 2013

On Saturday, thousands gathered in front of the Capitol Building for the celebrity-endorsed Stop Watching Us rally.

John Cusack and Maggie Gyllenhaal Get Angry in a Political Ad About NSA Surveillance
October 24, 2013

Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.

The 5 Most Elegiac Lines in Claudia Roth Pierpont's Elegy to Philip Roth
October 18, 2013

Claudia Roth Pierpont is not related to Philip Roth. But you wouldn't know it from her newly published authorized biograpy, Roth Unbound, which will be published October 22.

Nobel Prize in Literature Predictions Are Almost Always Wrong
October 08, 2013

As several people have pointed out, the folks who concoct Nobel Prize for Literature odds most likely haven't done much reading.