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Mavis Gary and the Complex Character

By now, I’m sure you’ve at least heard about the film “Young Adult,” written by “Juno” creator, Diablo Cody.  There seem to be two main streams of responses: Charlize Theron’s acting (wonderful) and the movie’s depiction of a YA author (all over the map). Some found the depiction totally off-base. Some found it hilariously accurate. […]

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