What’s In a Game

Finding New Haven in BORDERLANDS, pistol in hand.


On psychic fairs, the tarot, and millennial angst.

Home Movies

Since I started working at the Film Study Center last September, I’ve walked past Pedalphiles hundreds of times. It’s shelved right by the entrance to the film library, below Pan’s Labyrinth and a few rows above Pulp Fiction. The title is written in orange Comic Sans, which tends to catch the eye. Last week, after … Continue reading Home Movies

The Case of the Missing Adirondacks

You don’t know what you’ve got ‘til it’s lawn.

First-Name Basis

Notes from the Caroline party.

Fun in the Time of Tolerance

How to throw a killer party in 2015.

A Conversation with Jay Carney

A TNJ alum on politics, media, and whether the Onion has it right

Squeak, Don’t Eat Me!

A furry rodent crosses cultural boundaries.

Interview with Leslie Jamison

TNJ sits down with Leslie Jamison to discuss switching genres, teaching writing, and talking to strangers.


The best of course evaluations.