Weekly Reader July 18

by robinhardwick

I’m sorry for coining the phrase “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” [Salon]

Manual retweets are self-promotion and Twitter embeds aren’t journalism [The Guardian]

Why Zach Braff’s ‘Garden State’ Follow-up ‘Wish I Was Here’ is Cause for Concern [Indiewire]

Down With America’s Kid-Competition Complex [Deadspin]

I Don’t Care If You Like It [New Republic]

My Life with Piper: From Big House to Small Screen [Medium]