Monthly Archives: November 2012

Bill Murray on Gilda Radner:

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huffpostcomedy: Bill Murray on Gilda Radner: “Gilda got married and went away. None of us saw her anymore. There was one good thing: Laraine had a party one night, a great party at her house. And I ended up being … Continue reading

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I’m steppin’ tall on ya’ll

Do you like your oatmeal lumpy?  Here is the video (god help us all) of my risk from last week’s incredible Happy Endings Reading and Music Series.  Think of it as a pre-holiday present to you from me, so heartfelt I … Continue reading

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Ben Jahn reviews SAFE AS HOUSES on Full Stop

Ben Jahn reviews SAFE AS HOUSES on Full Stop “Allusions, in good hands, send us forward, not back into something we already know. In the case of Bertino’s debut collection, they send us into the sometimes surreal but always convincing … Continue reading

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The Happy Ending Reading and Music Series

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Photos from The Happy Ending Reading and Music Series at The Box on November 21, 2012.  Amanda Stern has run the series for almost ten years and last week was the very last one!  I was so happy to participate … Continue reading

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morning sweetness

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believermag: Here’s some morning sweetness for you: the poet Eileen Myles and her girlfriend, writer Leopoldine Core, express the feeling of being in love so perfectly, you just want to roll around in their love all day. Watch them read … Continue reading

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What the Museum of Natural History taught me

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Last week at The Museum of Natural History Whoopie Goldberg’s recorded voice told us the sun is going to explode in 5 billion years.  If there’s anything I’m putting off, I thought, I should probably go ahead and do it. … Continue reading

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Love from Switchback in San Francisco for this girl, who loves San Francisco right back.

Love from Switchback in San Francisco for this girl, who loves San Francisco right back. “Bertino’s stories are surprising and funny and extremely well-crafted. This is a collection not to be missed.”

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At the Museum of Natural History

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From the Mixed Up Files of Ms. Marie-Helene Bertino.  At the Museum of Natural History.  Sometimes you have to tell being an adult to go scratch.

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Pete’s Candy Store Reading Series

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I was so honored to be among the crowd hearing Mira Jacob read from her novel (out in 2014) for the first time. She and Alison Hart have been running Pete’s Reading Series for 12 years. 12 years! The audience … Continue reading

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Pete’s Reading Series Tomorrow at 7:30pm

Pete’s Reading Series Tomorrow at 7:30pm Pete’s Candy Store: tomorrow, November 15th at 7:30pm.  I will be reading with the lovely Mira Jacob in the bar that looks like a club car. Do come! You don’t see why not…(709 Lorimer … Continue reading

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