When does a meme become art? Since 2009, Maris Kreizman has combined quotes from contemporary and classic literature and images from popular TV shows, music, and movies—think Taylor Swift and Joan Didion, The Jinx and Edgar Allen Poe—on her blog, Slaughterhouse 90210. Her debut book of the same name collects 150 of these posts in a format that works equally well on a coffee table or in the bathroom. At its best, Slaughterhouse 90210 breaks down the division between high art and pop culture by revealing the depth of emotions our modern myths can invoke. In its weaker moments, the combinations feel like something a random generator could have created, but it’ll still give you warm, fuzzy feelings for the shows you love and cause you to briefly consider them in different ways. Expect NPR pop culture writer Linda Holmes to dig into these topics and perhaps discuss some new mashups when she hosts a conversation with Kreizman. Maris Kreizman reads at 6:30 p.m. at Kramerbooks and Afterwords Cafe, 1517 Connecticut Ave. NW. Free. (202) 387-1400. kramers.com.