Fran Lebowitz Would Like a Word

Wednesday, March 8 | 7:00 PM

Mizner Park Amphitheater

In a cultural landscape filled with endless pundits and talking heads, Fran Lebowitz stands out as one of our most insightful social commentators.

Her essays and interviews offer her acerbic views on current events and the media – as well as pet peeves including tourists, baggage-claim areas, after-shave lotion, adults who roller skate, children who speak French, or anyone who is unduly tan. The New York Times Book Review calls Lebowitz an “important humorist in the classic tradition.” Purveyor of urban cool, Lebowitz is a cultural satirist whom many call the heir to Dorothy Parker.

Lebowitz will be interviewed by WLRN's Christine DiMattei.

Lebowitz on special interest groups:

“Special-interest publications should realize that if they are attracting enough advertising and readers to make a profit, the interest is not so special.”

Lebowitz on frankness:

“Spilling your guts is exactly as charming as it sounds.”

Lebowitz on herself:

“Success didn’t spoil me, I’ve always been insufferable.”


This is Lebowitz off the cuff. Her writing — pointed, taut and economical — is equally forthright, irascible, and unapologetically opinionated.


“The gold standard for intelligence, efficiency, and humor. Now and forever.”

— David Sedaris

Artists & Authors

Fran Lebowitz

Christine DiMattei


Mizner Park Amphitheater

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