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Calendar, Night&Day Grrrl Crush

Grrrl Crush

Carrie Brownstein, famous for her beloved artistic endeavors Portlandia (the TV comedy show) and Sleater-Kinney (the rock 'n' roll band) is writing an undoubtedly interesting memoir. Her years in Sleater-Kinney established her as a guitar god, and now she's…
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Film, Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida make their film writing debut with <i>Away We Go</i>

Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida make their film writing debut with Away We Go

Midway through A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, Dave Eggers' solipsistic, terminally-apologetic-for-being-solipsistic portrait-of-the-artist-as-a-young-slacker-messiah, the author, upon interviewing to become a cast member of MTV's The Real World, makes the following observation about his generation of self-obsessed, media-savvy technobrats: "These are…
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Film, S.F. writers Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida give birth to a beautiful screenplay

S.F. writers Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida give birth to a beautiful screenplay

In the new romantic road-movie dramedy Away We Go, SNL alum Maya Rudolph and The Office’s John Krasinski play an unexpectedly expectant couple roaming North America (Phoenix, Madison, Montreal, more) with the intent to nest, popping in on eccentric friends…
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Culture, Books

And Now You Can Go

By Vendela Vida Knopf (2003), $19.95 The debut novel from Dave Eggers' wife and The Believer magazine Interviews Editor Vendela Vida is as tentative and inoffensive as a peach-colored crayon. The book's sole moment of dramatic tension -- in which…
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