Critic Alissa Wilkinson – This Creative Life ep 33

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July 1st, 2014
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Not that I’ll ever tire of talking to novelists, but it was a nice change-up for this episode to have a chat with Alissa Wilkinson–critic and lover of pop culture; and editor and writer of film reviews, Mad Men recaps, and essays about art and art-making. What Alissa may not know is how much I have long admired her work and her work ethic, and how she’s able to manage so many different things with such skill. We talked about how she got started writing “for the Internet,” how running interacts with her writing life, what we love about good criticism, and, of course, Kieslowski and Melrose Place.



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Show Notes!

Some stuff and people we talked about in this ep: A.O. Scott, Margaret Lyons,, Pop Culture Happy Hour, The Three Colors Trilogy, Haruki Murakami’s book about running..

and, of course, Melrose Place.

Alissa’s web site  |  Alissa on the twitter

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  • Bob D. - July 1, 2014 at 6:28 pm -

    What a thoroughly delightful 35 minutes. It was like being back at the Glen.

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