Unleashing ‘Bambi’ Back Into the Wild

Feverish production explores classic animated character’s subversive roots

David Rakoff Reads Bambi

Bambi was invented by a Viennese Jew. David Rakoff, who died Aug. 9, examined the story’s dark side in 2006.

In Memoriam, David Rakoff (1964-2012)

Remembering a brilliant, generous friend


A 2006 Woody Allen film festival in Manhattan screened more than 30 of the New York master’s movies. One writer tried to go to every one of them.

Sundown: Assad Threatens Israeli Cities

Plus, Iranian nukes, Noah Baumbach on Noah (as in Ark), and more

Sundown: Rahm’s Bill

Plus, the pain of the Jewish writer, and more

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Eeyore on the podcast, and more

Up With Pessimism!

David Rakoff makes the case for an un-American approach to living

‘Just a Small-Town Girl … ’

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Tablet Writer’s Film Wins Oscar!

Rakoff’s movie lands Short Film prize

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