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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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This week on the podcast: Sheerly Avni and Omar Turcios from The Beat Within, a magazine written by and for the troubled kids in juvenile prisons. Such facilities could be "recruiting grounds for crime fighting," argues Avni, and that's in our self-interest. "If you want to stop crime -- very simple. You look at a bunch of 5-year-old kids in the ghetto. Ask yourself: 'Do I want them to be criminals or not in 10 years? What's that going to do to the value of my home?’ "

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Sheerly Avni picks the brains of smart cinephiles for Truthdig's special coverage of the Academy Awards

Vidal on Film Sheerly Avni-"Gore Vidal on 'Capote,' 'Brokeback Mountain' --and Why 'Match Point' Is the Best Picture of 2005"

Worthy, but Not Great Sheerly Avni-Renowned film critic David Thomson speaks with Avni about this year's crop of issue-driven movies

Pity the Fool Sheerly Avni -Paul Provenza, director of the gleefully obscene "The Aristocrats," explains why Hollywood doesn't get the joke.

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