Tag: autism

Profile of Chuck Tingle

Lithub’s M. Sophia Newman has a profile of all-around national treasure and world’s greatest author, Chuck Tingle. She also writes about writer’s block, trouble at the Hugos and the shoemaker’s elves. ‘“Chuck Tingle” is the nom de plume of a Billings, Montana, writer who produces a unique brand […]

A Little Pony Problem

Amy Harmon tells the story behind correcting a misidentified My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic character (Twilight Sparkle), elucidating The New York Times‘ correction policy and giving a glimpse of her interview with the woman she profiled in, “Navigating Love and Autism.” (Link fixed–thanks, Dr. O!)

SYNECHDOCHE, ARIZONA

In the final episode of St. Elsewhere, something strange happens. Snow begins to fall around St. Eligius Hospital, and we cut to an image of Dr. Donald Westphall’s autistic son Tommy, a minor character in the series up to this point. He sits, staring at a snow globe, […]

2008 Madness Begins

The 2008 Midnight Madness films have been announced.  If you’re in Toronto then, you’ll have a chance to see movies like Chocolate, Detroit Metal City, JCVD and The Burrowers (no trailer) on the big screen. I’ma be there.