Davy Rothbart

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    August 15, 2014

    Score Big with From Deep, Brett Kashmere's basketball documentary

    Basketball is "the sport that best defines the 21st-century American experience," argues Brett Kashmere, talking about the subject of his documentary From Deep, which will screen at the Sidewinder Tavern on Saturday, August 16. The cinematic essay explores basketball, hip-hop, and the way the progre ... More >>

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    April 14, 2014

    Davy Rothbart on basketball, the Midwest and Medora

    As editor of Found Magazine and a contributor to This American Life, Davy Rothbart has devoted himself to mining humor and pathos from the lives of strangers. When he learned about the Medora Hornets, a high school basketball team suffering through a nasty losing streak in a factory-gutted Heartland ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014
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    November 11, 2013

    The real-life Hoosiers of Medora: Small-town life dribbles away

    There's the zombie, post-apocalyptic kind of cannibalism (good), and then there's the kind that Stanley Tucci notices in Medora, a movie that's been called the year's most important sports documentary and, according to executive producer Tucci, "shows how America has cannibalized itself." Davy Rothb ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    FOUND Magazine's Davy Rothbart on dumpster divers, shared stuff and the human condition

    Davy Rothbart is famous for his love of detritus. Ten years ago, he launched FOUND Magazine, an exuberant, low-fi celebration of things left behind: love letters, Post-It notes, journal entries, birthday cards, shopping lists and other strangely revealing minutiae of human existence. FOUND's pages a ... More >>

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    October 18, 2012
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    June 25, 2009

    Road Show

    Davy Rothbart brings his lost and FOUND department to Denver.

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    February 7, 2007

    Dear Diary

    I used to quake when I had to read during poetry class. It was bad enough just having to raise my voice to an audible level in front of unsubjective others, let alone having to bare my soul in public. But on the other hand, there was also a fleeting satisfaction in doing exactly that, and then in tu ... More >>

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    May 13, 2004

    Davy's Lost and Found

    The art of finding has made Davy Rothbart a cultural treasure.

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    May 15, 2003

    Making Radio Waves

    Ira Glass tapes in Denver