Carrie Fisher Takes On Electroshock Therapy, Acid, and Internet Critics Who Think She Looks Like Yoda (and Other Culture Highlights From This Week’s New York)


In this week's edition of New York, Amy Larocca sits down with Carrie Fisher in advance of the Roundabout Theatre production of her one-woman show, Wishful Drinking. Tim Murphy chats with the up-and-coming star of Precious, Gabby Sidibe. Eric Kohn talks with the lead of the new Coen-brothers film, Michael Stuhlbarg, who's also a longtime Broadway vet. Speaking of A Serious Man, David Edelstein reviews that, Whip It, and Capitalism: A Love Story. Will Leitch takes a look at some of the weirder outgrowths of the zombie film genre. Lizzy Goodman profiles the broody, witty pop collective known as Miike Snow. Boris Kachka conducts a Q&A with the Ephron sisters, Nora and Delia, regarding the new monologues they penned for Love, Loss, and What I Wore. He also takes a look at the burgeoning trend of novelists like Michael Chabon and Zadie Smith taking brief breaks from fiction to write memoirs. Justin Davidson reviews the Met's messy new production of Tosca. Scott Brown breaks down the post-racial production of Othello that stars Philip Seymour Hoffman.