Friday, November 3rd, 2017

Drew Pierce, Iron Man 3 co-screenwriter with director Shane Black, discusses the writing of the Trevor Slattery reveal in this Vulture article. There’s also a jpg of the screenplay! This is one of my favorite Marvel movie scenes. And jeez, I just discovered All Hail the King ā€” where have I been?

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

Monday, July 17th, 2017

Now this you should see. Via Andy Serkis the motion capture king, Gollum reads a couple of Trump tweets as his own. Ah, excellence. [via]

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

“Yesterday we had a fight about whether Iā€™d been dismissive about him saying his feelings had been hurt by my dismissing his feelings during a previous fight…” From the amusing but very dark Narcissism: a reflection by Laura Kipnis in Spiked.


Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Everybody, everybody, you’re gonna love this account of the making of Boogie Nights, long enough to read like a small book. My only qualm is that they totally should have put Michael Penn’s final comment at the end.

Friday, December 12th, 2014

The New Yorker review of Zero Motivation wherein the writer, herself a deeply unimpressed Bogeret Tzahal, notes the film’s homage to The Breakfast Club.

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

Why, by the William Shatner School of Toupological Studies.

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

On second thoughts, let’s not go to Camelot, said Captain Kirk. It is a silly place.

Saturday, December 12th, 2009

The internet is... any number of silly things.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

Patrick Swayze, 1953-2009, with Chris Farley auditioning at SNL for Chippendales.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Old dogs are funny in new and unexpected ways. But, above all, they seem at peace.

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Great for Lost fans: a compilation of characters saying “What?” Similarly, Fucking Midnight Run (loved the movie but hadn’t remembered the preponderance of the term). Fuck it, see the original post of video collections at the brilliant Waxy. Also, Fucking Pulp Fiction. With this one you can almost follow the plot of the movie!

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

P. J. O’Rourke is funny again: print journalists need a swift infusion of federal aid.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008



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