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How Etgar Keret began his writing career [VIDEO]

As I’m not shy to have already said a few times, I’m a huge fan of Etgar Keret. His use of slang, the length of his stories, and the depths he goes to make you feel at once like your heart has been stepped on while giving you a good laugh… Here’s the video from […]

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That’s a lot of Keret.

Have I mentioned that I totally dig Etgar Keret? In college I took a creative writing class that focused on ‘short short stories.’ Like, really short. Micro short. Blogger short. Ever since reading The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God I realized that this guy was doing what I wanted to be doing with […]

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Writing, Etgar Keret, and where the &%*# is Peter Pan?

Every year or two I get an itch to complete something on my bucket list. Last year, it was performing in the Vagina Monologues. For the past six months, it’s been getting back into my writing habit. I’ve been on a quest to discover the right outlet for skill-sharpening. It’s no shock that Israel would […]

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Etgar Keret #3.

A third Etgar Keret piece that can be found in the NYTimes. Who loves Etgar Keret? We love Etgar Keret! The Way We War By ETGAR KERET Tel Aviv YESTERDAY I called the cable people to yell at them. The day before, my friend told me he’d called and yelled at them a little, threatened […]

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Etgar Keret in the NYTimes 2.

March 27, 2006 Stupor in Our Time By ETGAR KERET Tel Aviv THE parties my father votes for never get into Parliament. One year he’ll vote for some economist with thick glasses who promises a revolution in tax law, the next year for an irate teacher with a ponytail who advocates a revolution in the […]

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Etgar Keret in the NY Times.

February 12, 2006 Lives Suddenly, the Same Thing By ETGAR KERET “I just hate terrorist attacks,” the thin nurse says to the older one. “Want some gum?” The older one takes a piece and nods. “What can you do?” she says. “I hate emergencies, too.” “It’s not the emergencies,” the thin one insists. “I have […]