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Portrait of Jessica Hopper

Punk, indie rock and DIY – I just got bummed because it felt, like, is anything getting different there? Is anything getting better for women?

Jessica Hopper, on the genesis of her essay on women in punk and emo culture

Portrait of Ayelet Waldman

Love and marriage are about ... seeing someone for what he is, being disappointed and deciding to stick around anyway. They're about commitment and comfort, not some kind of sudden, hysterical recognition.

Portrait of Andy Griffiths

I  always hold that up as a benchmark when I'm writing. Would it have engaged me at the age of ten?

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