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Rapid Reading Response

Incredible. I’ve just– as in three minutes ago– finished Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story, and am hovering in a state of grateful amazement. 432 more words

David Foster Wallace

Too Little Time

Aren’t things supposed to slow down in summer? Contrary to my expectations, fourteen simultaneous things seem to be happening at once, all the time, with pesky employment-based tasks drawing me away from much more interesting activities that do nothing to help pay the rent. 289 more words

The New Yorker

Super Sad True Love Story

Gary Shteyngart, 2010

Imagine a vaguely possible future. The American dollar is nearly worthless and what value it has is pegged to the ¥uan. The only viable or respectable professions are media and retail because America’s dominant cultural value of consumerism outweighs productivity or creativity. 1,357 more words


What I'm Reading: Super Sad True Love Story

It’s been a while since I read contemporary fiction, I’m usually more of a classics girl, but when a friend recommended Super Sad True Love Story  221 more words


Ben Stiller, Karl Gajdusek Developing 'Super Sad True Love Story' Series for Media Rights Capital

Ben Stiller and showrunner Karl Gajdusek have teamed with Media Rights Capital to develop a dramedy series based on the offbeat 2010 novel “Super Sad True Love Story” by Gary Shteyngart. 88 more words


Ben Stiller Teams With MRC For 'Super Sad True Love Story' Dramedy Series

Ben Stiller is attached to executive produce and direct multiple episodes of Super Sad True Love Story, an hourlong dramedy in the works atMRC. The project, based on the novel by Gary Shteyngart, is currently casting and has not been set up at a network yet. 104 more words



I found out one of my friends plans to live till he is 110.

“Why do you want to live till you’re 110? How can you even predict that you will live that long?” laughing thinking that was the most painful idea I had ever heard. 304 more words

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