Posts Tagged ‘New York City’

Pull My Finger: An interview with Daniel Nester, author of How to Be Inappropriate

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Daniel Nester’s new book, How to Be Inappropriate, is an interesting, mostly humorous look at people’s overly polite and politically correct attitudes. We talk with him about putting it together, farts, mooning, and Robot Gene Simmons.

Interview: Eugene Rubin, author of Headlock

Sunday, January 24th, 2010

Eugene Rubin’s memoir Headlock: Chronicles of a Psychiatrist’s Son explores teenage angst in 1970s New York City as framed by the powerful hold of his celebrated psychiatrist/author father. Rubin explores the finer points of male adolescence while breaking down each anecdote in a way that only a psychiatrist can.

EXCERPT: Gimme Shelter by Mary Elizabeth Williams

Monday, March 9th, 2009

“If I were selling, I would, as they say in the ads, clean up good. Shopping for a house is like dating, minus, unfortunately, the cocktails and sex.”
The following is an excerpt from Gimme Shelter by Mary Elizabeth Williams. Read Larry Smith’s interview with Williams here.
A Tomb With a View
The ad says the [...]

SMITH Magazine

SMITH Magazine is a home for storytelling.
We believe everyone has a story, and everyone
should have a place to tell it.
We're the creators and home of the
Six-Word Memoir® project.