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SXSW 2010: Why Keep Blogging?


Now that we think in 140-character strings and live through Facebook, it's tempting to throw out the blog baby with the bathwater. These seasoned bloggers explain the vitality of this still-revolutionary medium--the resources, community, continuity, and space for real ideas that only blogs can provide--and its infinite future potential.

Lizzie's Latest Blogs

Apr.25.2011 - 4:49 pm
UPDATES on some things that are HAPPENING: My essay on that girl in that book is forthcoming in May’s The Tattooed Girl: The Enigma of Stieg Larsson. (And I don’t even LIKE IKEA...
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Mar.06.2011 - 5:59 pm
Just for your information: I don’t need children, husbands or fine jewelry. All I need to know is that when I am 39 and holding, pals Dionne Warwick, Shelley Winters, Teri Garr...
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Dec.03.2010 - 11:41 am
Remember* this entire recitative about the Gift of Magic cover I could never find, no matter how often I scoured used book tables on Sixth Avenue, so much so that I actually...
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Nov.25.2010 - 10:48 pm
I am in the most recent Bookforum, writing on the wonderful world of Lois Duncan reissues. Killing Mr. Griffin — yes — makes an appearance. It looks like you can get a free issue...
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Comments from Lizzie

Nov.05.2009 - 10:07 am
In response to: Shelf Discovery Challenge: Dating in Woodmont
Aw, I'd forgotten that last cover, with "A Boyfriend is not the answer!" How true.

Published Reviews

Published by Entertainment Weekly
n this ''reading memoir'' loosely based on the ''Fine Lines'' column she pens for Jezebel.com, Skurnick takes us back to our tumultuous teenage years — and to the books that...