Kyle Kizu_online

No country for a screenwriter

Cutting room floor

In one swift motion, my large glass of water dumped all over the keyboard and seeped through every letter down to the motherboard. I heard an almost electric bubbling inside, sounds of murder, as I quickly turned my Macbook upside down and a disconcerting flood of water poured out. Later
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Stacey's grandfather, age 50, at a zoo in Saigon

How I became a Nhà Viết Văn

When I was a little girl, about 8 or 9, I stumbled across a yellowed, pocketbook version of L.M. Montgomery’s “Anne of Green Gables,” a story about a spirited, redheaded orphan. I fell in love with Anne Shirley, whose good intentions and misadventures charmed me. Her romantic and poetic voice
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picks

Youssef Shokry’s Picks of the Week

‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ The fantastic directing duo of Joel Coen and Ethan Coen returns to the big screen Friday, following a week in the life of Bob Dylan-esque protagonist Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) as he wanders 1961 Greenwich Village. The soundtrack, which has already been released, charms on its own
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WHY.COURTESY.ANTICON

Ian Birnam’s Picks of the Week

WHY? at the Great Amerian Music Hall Originating in Berkeley, the experimental group WHY? will be playing this Wednesday at the Great American Music Hall in SF with Astronautalis and Dream Tiger as support. The band juxtaposes folk, indie, hip-hop and electronic music styles that make for a bizarre yet
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