Weekly Reader January 3

by robinhardwick

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Lots to be said about the Wolf of Wall Street and glorifying a hedonistic, selfish lifestyle:
What ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Missing: The Women [Time]
A Lady’s Defense of The Wolf of Wall Street [Jezebel]
The Wolf of Wall Street Debate Misses the Damned Point and Here’s Why [Film Drunk]

Six Second Screenwriting Advice and Why All Screenwriting Books are a Con [Indiewire]

It’s Time to Evict Big-Time Sports from American Higher Education [Slate]

How To Train Yourself To Be In The Mood You Want [Rock Your Day]

Split Personalities [Lapham Quarterly]

How Many Novelists are at Work in America? [The Millions]

2013: The Year of Persecution Narratives (and Persecution Complexes) [Flavorwire]

Don’t Blame Social Media if Your Teen Is Unsocial. It’s Your Fault [Wired]