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Tom Wolfe -- New Journalism & More

I sat there, at my computer desk, staring my monitor…1080p of blinding LCD high quality light display — reading the creative, never-ending, scenes that Tom Wolfe had described and planted into my head. 658 more words

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Currently reading The Kandy-Kolored Tangerine-Flake Streamline Baby by Tom Wolfe. I have no idea what’s going on, but my god, the words are beautiful.



“No film maker has ever successfully brought the audience inside the mind or central nervous system of a character — something that even bad novelists are able to accomplish as a matter of routine,” Tom Wolfe stated in his 1973 anthology “The New Journalism.” 917 more words


Nan Kempner: The Art of Dressing

“As slim as a stalk of celery and possibly one of the first people to have plastic surgery,” Nan Kempner was a member of fashion’s Hall of Fame and a Park Avenue hostess with the mostess. 181 more words


How to Conjure up a Title for a Book

Newsflash for TS Eliot: it’s not just the naming of cats that’s a difficult matter. Books are equally tricky.

If you’re traditionally published, you may not need to give it much thought. 558 more words


Radical Chic and Mau-Mauing the Flak Catchers by Tom Wolfe

Tom Wolfe’s Radical Chic & Mau-mauing the Flak Catchers is 2 journalistic essays involving New York City’s left-wing intellectuals and celebrities, the Black Panthers, and the evolution of community organizing which began in the 1960s in San Francisco. ★★★★★

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The Right Stuff -- Tom Wolfe

How Tom Wolfe Became … Tom Wolfe” inspired me to re-read The Right Stuff, which is still excellent today and still worth dropping everything to read, today. 861 more words