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'It All Feels Pretty Marvelous and Strange': Karen Russell on Florida, the Surreal, and Orange World 'It All Feels Pretty Marvelous and Strange': Karen Russell on Florida, the Surreal, and Orange World

Two women survive a night at a haunted ski resort, mutant sisters navigate a post-apocalyptic Florida, a young woman is possessed by a Joshua tree, a bog girl is transformed into modern girlfriend, and a mother makes a deal with a devil—these are the women who inhabit the stories in Karen Russell’s new collection …

Donald Trump Invokes the 'Murderous Mother' of Anti-Abortion Myths Donald Trump Invokes the 'Murderous Mother' of Anti-Abortion Myths

During a Saturday evening speech in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Donald Trump invoked the increasingly familiar myth of murderous mothers, cruel doctors, and bloodthirsty Democrats: “The baby is born,” Trump told the crowd. “The mother meets with the doctor. They take care of the baby. They wrap the baby beautifully. And…

Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes Is Almost as Cruel as It Is Boring 

Preserving the tired narrative of the smart, good-looking serial killer seems to be the primary concern of Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, directed by Joe Berlinger, which somehow manages to be almost as cruel as it is boring. I lost count of how many times serial killer Ted Bundy was described as…

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