J.D. Salinger And Miramax Died Today

by BILLY GRAY · January 28, 2010

Moody teenage loners the world over swipe their mom's Wellbutrin. We drown our sorrows in bourbon, consider actually drowning ourselves in the Central Park lagoon (where do the ducks go when it gets all icy?). Console yourselves in more constructive ways below.

The New Yorker, where The Catcher In The Rye author and famed recluse Salinger published 13 short stories, has offered 12 of them free of charge.

As for the late, once-great indie powerhouse Miramax, here are a few of the more memorable clips from two of its better, most influential offerings:

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