I’m a cork on the online ocean.
“Why bother lifting weights?” is a hot take certain to enjoy an eternal recurrence.
People shoot heroin for real and get raped by lobsters in John Waters' early feature Multiple Maniacs (1968).
With the help of Wally Coyote, the Marshfield Mariner, and Hanover Mall Cinemas 10.
John Cassavetes' Faces (1968), now streaming on the Criterion Channel.
On two tiny streets in the heart of Greenwich Village, both named for the brook that originally arose in Midtown in the Madison Square area.
Germs, like terrorists, exist but can be a cheap excuse for tyranny.
Even in modern film adaptations like The Lover (1992), Marguerite Duras' ability to tease out erotic nuance remains unmatched.
Trade-offs in information consumption.
Bias doesn’t allow for introspection.
Michael Sarnoski’s Pig is exceptionally crafted but overflowing with insufferable climate fatalism.
Sometimes it's the puerile jokes that give you the best laughs.
The Turducken Imperative.
His new memoir reveals a connection and a kindred spirit.
The beggar must not only petition but perform; he must appeal to our generosity while making us laugh and cry.
I want to show them where the remains of someone in the prime of her life was found.
A short history of the Amish in Pennsylvania is like a lesson frozen in the past.
Damn the tongue waggers!
Whitebread opinion journalists who always attribute their own views to the authorities.
Space exploration, billionaires, and big egos.
He was ready to make more money by, well, making more money.
Bezos makes “Whitey on the Moon” trend again.
The 1972 vampire movie is more relevant than CNN.
It's a "for fans only" insider affair.
Waters introduces one of his favorite films, Joseph Losey's deliriously fun mess starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton.
A new TCM podcast on the troubled production of Brian De Palma's The Bonfire of the Vanities.
A 1988 single released in Germany by the Italian actor/singer.
The Souvenir director picks some of her favorite movies from the offices of the Criterion Collection.
The haunting theme from Marco Ferreri's 1973 masterpiece.
40 minutes with the actor best remembered for his two collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Rope and Strangers on a Train.
From last year's virtual New York Film Festival.
Wishman promotes Dildo Heaven and chastises Ebert over his sexual frustrations (Wishman died only five months after this interview aired).
The author and professor talks about The New York Times' project through the lens of anti-essentialism.
A new movie by Janicza Bravo based on a Twitter thread, out now in theaters.
From a 1995 phone interview on C-SPAN.