Woody Allen’s recent Golden Globe lifetime achievement award brought to light some pretty uncomfortable most-likely-truths about the celebrated writer/director and it got me thinking about the amount of great material generated by known assholes, and the dilemma that presents to a conscientious audience. First in my mind is Orson Scott Card, author of Ender’s GameContinue reading “Separating Art from the Artist”
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Chances are you know I’m a huge fan of The Room, the best worst movie ever made. You can imagine my delight late last year when I learned that its co-star, Greg Sestero, had written an account of its making that would come out just in time to go on my Christmas list. I finallyContinue reading “Oh hai”
Carrie: Can we go ahead and remake the whole decade?
I’m normally the first in line to lecture about the evils of unoriginal movies; sequels of sequels, and reboots, and the optioning of every young adult franchise ever put to paper. But I have to make an exception for the new Carrie. I saw the original. It’s great of course, and that last scare still scares, butContinue reading “Carrie: Can we go ahead and remake the whole decade?”
On NIN & Old Friends
One of my oldest & best friends, Keith, was in town this weekend with his lovely wife Jamie. Most of what happened involved eating. Here’s Keith in a post-Katz’s Deli pastrami seizure: We did walk the High Line, but they’ve been up here enough now so that we don’t do things like go look atContinue reading “On NIN & Old Friends”
Hey there! This would be the fifth (at least) digital home to my thoughts, which are of course incredibly precious and unique. Let’s go through a quick history: MySpace: since deleted–I’d totally provide a link so we could all laugh and sigh at it, like a picture of me with spiked hair and wearing neonContinue reading “Bloggin’ 5.0”