Gene Weingarten
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20 Questions: Gene Weingarten
18 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM

Gene Weingarten, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Writing, nationally syndicated humor columnist and writer for The Washington Post, and now one-half cartoonist, has a new book out. More importantly, he answers PopMatters 20 Questions.


'The Fiddler in the Subway' Reveals a Tinge of Dark Humor in Weingarten's Essays
14 Sep 2010 // 3:58 PM

Weingarten's stories are universally well written and deeply fascinating; most of them combine a peculiarly appealing mix of humor and sadness that encapsulate the complexity of each person or locale.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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