Everything is sorta kinda illuminated

This post was written by Friday blogger Annie Reid.

As the movie adaptation of Everything is Illuminated opens today, Emma Garman compares the writer who is Jonathan Safran Foer and the man who would play Jonathan Safran Foer (former hobbit Elijah Wood) and finds some kind of cosmic sympathy between the two:

BIG BREAK
Wood: Appeared in a Paula Abdul video
Foer: Took a class with Joyce Carol Oates

IDENTIFYING MARKS
Wood: A scar under his eyebrow; a rad tattoo of the number 9 in Elvish
Foer: Has scars only of the internal kind, but they’ve made him the writer he is.


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