Barbara Herman

San Francisco-based writer Barbara Herman has a Masters from UC Berkeley in the Department of Rhetoric and Film, and is now editor for a women's humor blog. In addition to her love for cinema, she is a serious foodie and perfume aficionado and is working on her first book, Difficult Pleasures: In Praise of Acquired Tastes.

Reviews // 13 Articles
//Reviews

Funny Face | 25 Mar 2009 // 3:59 PM

Heterosexual coupling wins the day, but the relationship that really counts in this film is between the two people who aren’t in love with each other, but rather with fashion.

The Wackness | 22 Jan 2009 // 1:58 PM

Ultimately, this film is neither dope nor wack — it’s just kind of boring.

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The Romantic Nightmare in Alfred Döblin's 'Bright Magic'

// Re:Print

"The stories in this collection are circular, puzzling; they often end as cruelly as they do quietly, the characters and their journeys extinguished with poisonous calm.

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