Monica Drake’s first novel, Clown Girl, has been optioned for film by Kristen Wiig. When that flick gets made even your long dead grandmother will know who Monica Drake is.
And who she is, as evidenced by her new novel The Stud Book, is an author who knows how to craft a sharp satire that’s riddled with unexpectedly poignant moments. Continue reading
I am going to say write off the bat that this review of latest release from Thanksgiving is marred with all types of “lack of journalistic objectivity”: I am currently dating Adrian Orange (of Thanksgiving) and right now, we’re kind of in a stupid fight, I think. But as the sassy-n-brassy writer than I am, I cannot let these factors deter me from completing this assignment. Continue reading