Covert Operations →
The billionaire brothers waging war on Obama. Fascinating reading from The New Yorker!
a bright wall in a dark room.: Martin Scorsese... →
TOO MUCH ABUSE HAS GONE ON FOR TOO LONG by Katherine Spada The moments of calm are what make Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver such an arresting film. Writer Paul Schrader created a story about an addled man, disgusted by the real and perceived filth of society, who would prefer to live… This movie made me fall in love with cinema all over again.
The Best Dumb S--t Americans Believe.
newsweek: *That Obama is a Muslim. *That sorcerers are real. *That the sun revolves around the earth. Check out our gallery of 13 Dumb Things Americans Believe.
Breaking: New York Times Told to "Chill" on that... →
newsweek: In the last year, NYT Standards editor Phil Corbett notes, the paper has used “hipster” more than 250 times, leading him to determine that: Hipster’s second life as hip slang seems to have lost its freshness. And with so many appearances, I’m not sure how precise a meaning it conveys. It may still be useful occasionally, but let’s look for alternatives and try to give it some...
It is incredible how awful the once feted director M Night Shyamalan has become...– Peter Bradshaw on ‘The Last Airbender’. One of my favourite film critics.
You don’t need to worry too much, Alex,” he told me. “If...– Alex Horne, ‘Who Wants to Live Forever?’, The Observer, 8/8/10.
Susan Orlean Weighs In on the "Jeggings" Trend
newyorker: … “On most people they look like hell, but, to be honest, they are very comfortable and functional, and are essential in the fashion silhouette of the moment, which is the inverted triangle consisting of masses of thick Medusa-like hair and a poufy tunic sort of top over pipestem legs and twelve-inch stiletto heels.”… Read the rest of her post at her blog, Free Range.
I froze before the keyboard. I couldn’t think of a damn thing to say. No poems,...– Elizabeth Wurtzel, Prozac Nation (via knockturn) (via yerawizardharry) (via anderalexander)