Stories by Greta Johnsen
Nerdette podcast gets you ready for the weekend with movies, books and everyone’s favorite thing: a new way to categorize life experiences.
The crew is back again! And this time we’re revisiting films from 1999, starting with the Wachowskis’ seminal film, ‘The Matrix.’
Author Anne Helen Petersen explains why the experience of being a millennial is defined by precariousness.
Turns out 1999 was a landmark year for movies. (‘Office Space,’ ‘Election,’ ‘The Matrix’!) So we’re coming back to dissect the year in film.
You didn’t know? Nerdette podcast talks with two new MacArthur “geniuses” about their important work and what it’s like to get that call.
Nerdette assembled a bunch of fun people to take a look back at a wild week — but in a merry, pop culture way, not a CAPS LOCK newsy way.
Outdoor hangs are getting frosty and the holidays are just around the corner. So we asked Dr. Emily Landon how we should navigate the fall.
Bonus recap! And Peter Sagal either really hates the 1991 film ‘Hook’ or he’s suffering from some serious Peter Pan envy … or maybe both!
Flynn also wrote the 2012 mega-hit ‘Gone Girl.’ She admits her new TV series, out now on Amazon Prime, may hit too close to home for some.
We break down the Booker shortlisted novel ‘The Shadow King’ with Lydia Levy, founder of the African literature review website Omusana.