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Eggers, July, Eugenides, Etc. on Summer Movies

Eggers, July, Eugenides, Etc. on Summer Movies

The New Yorker has a terrific series of essays, in the latest issue, where authors recall early influences of summer popcorn movies on their young lives. Three personal favorites, to highlight: Dave Eggers on the boyhood horseplay inspired by action films, Miranda July on the summer she made her first (10-minute) film, and Jeffrey Eugenides on sneaking into a drive-in theater at various times, to catch Deep Throat and more, with friends.

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