Posts by Amanda Goldblatt

Neon; Regret:
Lucio Fontana’s “Walking the Space” photo
December 2, 2020 | Nonfiction

Neon; Regret: Lucio Fontana’s “Walking the Space”

Amanda Goldblatt

I am writing you now from a city we scored with nomadic walking fourteen months ago. During that trip I had been ill. 

Lana del Rey / Mary Tyler Moore: A Review of Friendship photo
January 26, 2017 | Nonfiction

Lana del Rey / Mary Tyler Moore: A Review of Friendship

Amanda Goldblatt

In memory, we wanted to repost this gem from 2014 by Amanda Goldblatt that used Mary Tyler Moore as a lens to become a "review of friendship."

Huge Cheap Fake Meat photo
November 15, 2016 | Nonfiction

Huge Cheap Fake Meat

Amanda Goldblatt

My novel is my father, I am saying, and it too is the best art I could make but not the best art I will make. For I am 33 and my feminist Jungian therapist says often: the beginning of adulthood is forgiving your parents for their sundry errors.

3 Poems photo
June 24, 2015 | Poetry

3 Poems

Amanda Goldblatt

yesterday I bragged
about having a friend

The Star Trek Essay photo
November 21, 2014 | Nonfiction

The Star Trek Essay

Amanda Goldblatt

This essay is not about Star Trek in the way that Star Trek is not about space.

LDR/MTM: A Review of Friendship photo
July 31, 2014 | Nonfiction

LDR/MTM: A Review of Friendship

Amanda Goldblatt

LOL. When I send you emails re: feminism I feel like I'm trolling you. It isn’t that you don’t care about equal rights and access. It’s just that it’s not “your bag” to talk about it a whole lot.

Person-Character photo
May 20, 2014 | TV, Nonfiction

Person-Character

Amanda Goldblatt

I wake up one morning and want to read Woolf. Being a woman writer. Is being a woman-who-is-a-writer something to consider, or. Yet it is not the gender really but the closeness to the skin,

Frasier at 31 photo
April 21, 2014 | Nonfiction

Frasier at 31

Amanda Goldblatt

Frasier Crane never gets what he wants because Frasier Crane is a horrible person.

 

Amanda is in her first year of a new city, Chicago, binging on television on the internet, and suspects

Hang Ups photo
March 7, 2014 |

Hang Ups

Amanda Goldblatt

My new Jungian Catholic Worker First Wave Feminist therapist said that only 5% of the population are intellectuals. It seemed like a dubious statistic. It was, I think, meant to compliment me, to