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Sheerly Avni is a San Francisco based film and culture writer. A former editor of Salon.com, her work also has appeared in The Chicago Sun-Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Toronto Star, San Francisco… Read more

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How did Gael García Bernal, an outspoken leftist who has played Che Guevara not once, but twice, end up starring in a film that would appear, on the surface at least, to be a celebration of 20th century free-market economics?

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"The Adderall Diaries" author isn't one to hold back, as readers of his memoir -- not to mention his tweets, blogs, "overly personal emails," essays and online magazine, The Rumpus -- know well. Here, he opens up about his literary projects, his hyperlocal politics and the role of narcissism in his work.The self-reflective "Adderall Diaries" author opens up about his literary projects, his hyperlocal politics and the role of narcissism in his work.

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Sheerly Avni is a San Francisco based film and culture writer. A former editor of Salon.com, her work also has appeared in The Chicago Sun-Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Toronto Star, San Francisco Magazine, AlterNet, and of course, Truthdig. Her book about Northern California film directors, "Cinema by the Bay," was published in 2006.

She was also a workshop facilitator and editor at The Beat Within, a weekly publication by and for incarcerated youth, for fifteen years. Sheerly is now working as a script consultant for the Netflix series "Ingobernable".

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