Jason Guriel

A Hollywood Legend Returns With a Screwball Comedy. Will Anyone Notice?
August 19, 2015

Peter Bogdanovich is back—with a little help from his friend Wes Anderson.

Why I’m Not Watching the David Foster Wallace Movie: He Taught Me Not To
July 27, 2015

He was addicted to entertainment but thought it caused “a sort of emptiness.”

What Happens When a Great Editor Writes His First Novel
June 01, 2015

You get a paean to literary fandom that could have used a little more editing. 

A Poet Turned Michael Brown's Autopsy Report Into Click-Bait as Performance Art
March 24, 2015

How should we think about Kenneth Goldsmith's poetic remixes? 

Writing About His Impending Death Has Given Clive James's Poetry New Life
March 22, 2015

His latest colleciton of essays, Poetry Notebook, is a masterful argument for the importance of poetry. 

Why Couldn’t Patrick Leigh Fermor Finish His Masterpiece?
December 22, 2014

The incompleteness of a certain kind of aesthetic object can inspire additional devotion.

The 'Best American' Series Is the Ditzy Cheerleader for American Writing
September 30, 2014

Whatever happened to critical thinking? 

Miss de Beauvoir, Meet 'Alien v. Predator'
August 28, 2014

The pastiche poetry of Michael Robbins.