Nathan Zuckerman

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Philip Roth: "Shame Isn't For Writers"

    With the publication of the best-selling onanism epic Portnoy's Complaint in 1969, people would randomly shout at author Philip Roth on the street, "Leave it alone!" They may have had a point, but Roth, of course, was writing about a character--though he admits that having an alter ego on the print ... More >>

  • Film

    March 13, 2013

    The Roth Orgy

    Philip Roth Unmasked reveals our most wicked writer as a charmer

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    1978's The Shikse's Guide to Jewish Men: Here's the Awful Highlights

    Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. The Shikse's Guide to Jewish Men Author:Marisa Richman and Katie O'Donnell Date: 1978 Publisher: Bantam Discovered at: Sunnyside Thrift Shop, Quee ... More >>

  • Film

    January 22, 2008

    Kill One for the Gipper

    20 years later, our bandanna’d national treasure is still kicking ass and taking names

  • Books

    September 18, 2007


    Philip Roth evokes Samuel Beckett in a farewell to alter-ego Nathan Zuckerman

  • Books

    August 28, 2007
  • Books

    September 21, 2004

    Fight or Flight

    The Plot sickens: In Philip Roth's new novel, the land of opportunity becomes one of terror

  • Film

    October 28, 2003

    Telling Lies in America

    Bad faith is back: a pair of Clinton-era allegories evoke free-floating late-'90s hypocrisy

  • Books

    May 15, 2001