dave eggers


'The Circle' Is a Thriller About the Total Loss of Privacy

In a world of constant internet surveillance, what could go wrong?
J. W. McCormack

Does Rand Paul Know He's Recreating a Dystopian Sci-Fi Novel?

The livestreamed campaign takes a page out of the Dave Eggers novel "The Circle."
Emanuel Maiberg

'Steve Jobs' Is the Thrilling, Sacrilegious, and Frightening Biopic We Never Needed

The new biopic by Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin comes on the heels of a searing documentary and a mawkish Ashton Kutcher vehicle. Can anybody get Steve Jobs right?
Arthur Holland Michel

Boots Riley on the State of Oakland, the Power of the Working Class, and His New Screenplay

McSweeney's recently released the Coup frontman's screenplay, 'Sorry to Bother You'—a dark comedy that Riley will apparently be shooting with Patton Oswalt and David Cross soon.
Joseph Bien-Kahn

Everyone Is a Plagiarist

In the face of all the recent discussion about plagiarism, I’ve been constantly thinking about inspiration, where anything comes from. It’s hard not to feel constantly affected by everything that surrounds us. After driving through Atlanta traffic, for...
Blake Butler
the vice reader

Now That Dave Eggers Has Been Accused of Plagiarism, We Finally Have Something in Common

Authors accusing and being accused of plagiarism is nothing new, and to the world outside of publishing, it’s a minor scandal. There’s nothing Miley about a white nerd calling out another white nerd.
Shane Jones

One Hundred Literary Rumors

I don’t know what you’ve heard, but I’ve heard a lot of shit. People whispering in hallways and Gmail chatting about all kinds of dark secrets. People up in parties with their coats and hair all looking nice and their mouths just full of you wouldn’t...
Blake Butler