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Gary Shteyngart Gets Book Blurb Documentary - Posted January 4, 2013
Journalist Edward Champion has released "Shteyngart Blurbs," a short documentary looking at the life and book blurbs of Gary Shteyngart (along with the history of blurbs). We've embedded the complete film above, including cameos from some great writers, ... [GalleyCat]

Celebrity Lineup for Writers Guild Award Ceremony - Posted January 25, 2012
There's been a lot of buzz surrounding the Oscars. Some aren't too happy with the nominations. What else is new? For those interested in honors to the writers behind various media productions, the 2012 Writers Guild Awards is approaching. This year's ... [Fishbowl NY]

Celebrity Lineup for Writers Guild Award Ceremony - Posted January 25, 2012
There's been a lot of buzz surrounding the Oscars. Some aren't too happy with the nominations. What else is new? For those interested in honors to the writers behind various media productions, the 2012 Writers Guild Awards is approaching. This year's ... [FishbowlNY]

Jonathan Ames Shares His Post-Bored to Death Plans - Posted December 22, 2011
Over at Vulture, novelist Jonathan Ames talked about the cancellation of Bored to Death, the HBO show he created. He also speculated about a book, movie or comic book that could continue the story. The private detec... [GalleyCat]

'Bored to Death' Cancelled by HBO - Posted December 20, 2011
After three seasons, HBO has canceled Bored to Death. The literary show is a private detective fantasy adapted from a ... [GalleyCat]

Playboy Adds New Columnists - Posted February 24, 2011
Playboy has added three new columnists to its roster - Lisa Lampanelli, Nick Tosches and Brooklyn favorite ... [Fishbowl NY]

Playboy Adds New Columnists - Posted February 24, 2011
Playboy has added three new columnists to its roster - Lisa Lampanelli, Nick Tosches and Brooklyn favorite ... [FishbowlNY]

The Moth Returns to KCRW - Posted November 9, 2010
Even if you don't know The Moth, you probably know The Moth. You know, the live story telling group...This American Life uses a lot of their stuff...Does the name ... [FishbowlLA]

Jonathan Ames Brings "Jonathan Ames" to HBO's Bored to Death - Posted October 13, 2010
Any fan of HBO's cult hit Bored to Death knows Jonathan Ames. He's the mystery loving, mildly insecure, sex obsessed writer who becomes an unlicensed private detective. Hmm, or is he? "In the original short story, the narrator had my name and I think it adds this tension," creator Jonathan Ames... [Fishbowl NY]

Jonathan Ames Brings "Jonathan Ames" to HBO's Bored to Death - Posted October 13, 2010
Any fan of HBO's cult hit Bored to Death knows Jonathan Ames. He's the mystery loving, mildly insecure, sex obsessed writer who becomes an unlicensed private detective. Hmm, or is he? "In the original short story, the narrator had my name and I think it adds this tension," creator Jonathan Ames... [FishbowlNY]

Bored to Death Creator Jonathan Ames Gives Screenwriting Tips - Posted October 12, 2010
Jonathan Ames has written short stories, newspaper columns, and novels in his over twenty years as a writer and author. In our Media Beat interview, he revealed how he added another title to his resume: screenwriter and executive producer of HBO's Bored to Death, a series based on his own short... [GalleyCat]

Bored to Death's Jonathan Ames on Sex, Insecurity and...Boxing? - Posted October 11, 2010
Our Media Beat interview with "writer, creator, and provocateur" Jonathan Ames and our own Laurel Touby was definitely an interesting one. The longtime New Yorkers and friends first met in the late '90s in the East Village when Ames was "squeaking by" as a columnist for New... [Fishbowl NY]

Bored to Death's Jonathan Ames on Sex, Insecurity and...Boxing? - Posted October 11, 2010
Our Media Beat interview with "writer, creator, and provocateur" Jonathan Ames and our own Laurel Touby was definitely an interesting one. The longtime New Yorkers and friends first met in the late '90s in the East Village when Ames was "squeaking by" as a columnist for New... [FishbowlNY]

Booked: Digital Book Party Tonight - Posted November 16, 2009
November is high event season in the publishing world. To keep you posted about upcoming events, we've launched a new Booked feature--building a literary event calendar for GalleyCat readers. First, we must mention the GalleyCat-sponsored eBook summit party tonight (Nov. 16) at NYC's Bubble Lounge. Join GalleyCat writers and reader... [GalleyCat]

HBO Renews Jonathan Ames' Bored to Death - Posted October 8, 2009
After just a few episodes, HBO has renewed Bored to Death for another season. The literary show is a private detective fantasy adapted from a McSweeney's story by ... [GalleyCat]

McSweeney's Launches iPhone App - Posted September 23, 2009
McSweeney's, the Dave Eggers-founded publishing outfit, has entered the smartphone age with a brand new iPhone and iPod Touch app that sells for $5.99 in the Apple App store. What do you think--in a world of free literary iPhone applications (from ... [GalleyCat]

Julia Roberts at Brooklyn Bookstore - Posted August 10, 2009
Yesterday traffic snarled on Court Street in Brooklyn as Julia Roberts browsed for books at BookCourt (pictured). The bookstore will play a brief role in the adaptation of Eli... [GalleyCat]

Jonathan Ames Returns To The Ring - Posted July 24, 2007
Bored? Nothing going on tonight? Like blood? Five-foot-ten, 156-pound Brooklyn humorist, ... [Fishbowl NY]

Jonathan Ames Returns To The Ring - Posted July 24, 2007
Bored? Nothing going on tonight? Like blood? Five-foot-ten, 156-pound Brooklyn humorist, ... [FishbowlNY]

Jonathan Ames Drinks Absinthe, Does Coke With Marilyn Manson - Posted June 15, 2007
Getting spun for Spin Is Jonathan Ames following in Chuck Klosterman's Chuck All-Stars? The latest Spin magazine features a cover story by Ames on Marilyn Manson, the controversial Goth-rocker who appeared to be e... [Fishbowl NY]

Jonathan Ames Drinks Absinthe, Does Coke With Marilyn Manson - Posted June 15, 2007
Getting spun for Spin Is Jonathan Ames following in Chuck Klosterman's Chuck All-Stars? The latest Spin magazine features a cover story by Ames on Marilyn Manson, the controversial Goth-rocker who appeared to be e... [FishbowlNY]

BEA: On the Town - Posted June 4, 2007
As always, the convention is only part of the BEA story, with parties filling in the gaps. So as promised, reports mixed with more blurry cameraphone photos follow of some of the parties I attended over the course of the weekend. After our our party Thursday night, Mary Reagan and I cabbed... [GalleyCat]

New L Sex Column Looks To Fill Voice Void - Posted March 1, 2007
The L magazine, the not-really-but-they-like-to-call-themselves pocket-sized street guide, introduced a new sex column, "The Natural Redhead," which they are touting as filling "the void left by the Voice's dropping of Rachel Kramer Bussel in... [Fishbowl NY]

New L Sex Column Looks To Fill Voice Void - Posted March 1, 2007
The L magazine, the not-really-but-they-like-to-call-themselves pocket-sized street guide, introduced a new sex column, "The Natural Redhead," which they are touting as filling "the void left by the Voice's dropping of Rachel Kramer Bussel in... [FishbowlNY]

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