Weekly Reader March 28

by robinhardwick

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The Afterlife of Pia Farrenkopf [The New Yorker]

Why Is Telegraph Avenue In Berkeley So Uncool? [The Bold Italic]

For Once, We Shouldn’t Laugh at Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin [Vice]

The Strange, Successful, Self-Contained Universe of ‘Kroll Show’ [Flavorwire]

Creative Pivot: Meet The Improv Comic Who Became A Writer/Producer On “The Walking Dead” [FastCo Create]

Why BuzzFeed Hired Its First Critic [Indiewire]

Is this the new Bechdel Test? [The Daily Dot]

How To Teach Creative Writing To Undergrads While Being A Feminist Harpy [The Awl]

Why We Need More ‘Ugly’ People On TV [Jezebel]

How Broad City Became TV’s Funniest Comedy [Slate]

Socially Awkward Isn’t An Excuse [Dr. Nerdlove]

The Real Debate Isn’t About “Life” But About What We Expect Of Women [The Raw Story]