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Joan Didion documentary Kickstarter gets fully funded in one day

Despite only launching Wednesday morning, the Kickstarter for a documentary about writer Joan Didion (set to be co-directed by Griffin Dunne, her nephew) has already been fully funded.  164 more words

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THURSDAY TIDBIT.

“The impulse to write things down is a peculiarly compulsive one, inexplicable to those who do not share it, useful only accidentally, only secondarily, in the way that any compulsion tries to justify itself.”

–Joan Didion

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Watch the trailer for the new Joan Didion documentary

A long-awaited documentary about American author Joan Didion is now in progress, according to Vogue.

The film is titled We Tell Ourselves Stories In Order to Live… 97 more words

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Culture Connoisseur: Joan Didion

As an English major, I’ve read a lot of books. There have been books I thoroughly enjoyed (Infinite Jest or Absalom, Absalom! for example), books I thought were just okay ( 290 more words

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On Reading Joan Didion in Paris

On a Spring day that felt like Winter, I climbed the stairs to the second floor of Shakespeare and Company, the legendary Left Bank bookstore. It was the kind of day we call “smoggy” in Los Angeles, if only because smoggy days come more frequently than overcast ones. 847 more words

Griffin Dunne Is Using Kickstarter To Finance A Documentary About His Aunt, Joan Didion

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As a longtime Joan Didion fan and admirer, I was excited to learn today that Griffin Dunne — Didion’s nephew and the son of Dominick Dunne who’s made a good name for himself as… 71 more words

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Griffin Dunne Is Using Kickstarter To Finance A Documentary About His Aunt, Joan Didion

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As a longtime Joan Didion fan and admirer, I was excited to learn today that Griffin Dunne — Didion’s nephew and the son of Dominick Dunne who’s made a good name for himself as… 71 more words

Web Culture