[New Yorker] Can you guess The New Yorker Festival participants described by these blind items?
Which recent Emmy winner credits Anna Karenina, which she read four times in high school, with her decision to take up acting?
Who, before becoming a renowned author, was a translator of the Bible?
Which co-creator of a cult horror film series started out working at a show that he describes as “David Letterman for teen-agers?”
Which four-man rock band has three performers with the same first name?
Which New Yorker writer, who will join the Festival for a return engagement, is also an award-winning creator of palindromes?
3. Horror Guy:
4. Rock Band:
Source: The New Yorker
1. Actress: Julianna Margulies
2. Author: Karl Ove Knausgaard
3. Horror Guy: Leigh Whannell, the co-creator of “Saw.”
4. Rock Band: Imagine Dragons, which features the vocalist Dan Reynolds, the guitarist Daniel “Wayne” Sermon, the bassist Ben McKee, and the drummer Daniel Platzman.
5. Writer: Roger Angell
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