Incredibly, 1968 can now be classified as “simpler times.”
On Mesa of Losy Women (1953), an exploitation classic full of spiders and beautiful women.
Anxiety in search of an argument manifests in bizarre, unexpected ways.
Cruising through the collapse of the American empire.
Vivarium, a Cannes 2019 selection, has now been widely distributed online. B-
Navigating the abandoned and forgotten scraps of the New York City subway system.
Vanishing habits linger decades past purpose.
Her coverage of prison conditions will become a major story in the coronavirus era.
On Max von Sydow's fantastic performance in The Ultimate Warrior (1975), an otherwise forgettable film now streaming on the Criterion Channel.
Throw Tom Waits, Thelonious Monk, and Kurt Weill into a blender, and it still doesn’t fully capture the essence of Boister.
Revisiting Todd Haynes’ I’m Not There, Dylan’s new 17-minute song, and poisonous fan relationships with Boomers and Gen Xers.
Oblique hints from Raphael to save yourself and others.
Memes make their rounds poking fun of this or that aspect of the corona pandemic.
A step-by-step guide to going viral by writing the hottest takes under the sun.
Different rationale, similar guards.
A director who snickered about death.
Growing up in Towson, Maryland, Part IV. (Part III)
Foul murders from Staten Island to Marin County.
It isn’t true unless it feels true to you!
This shit is beginning to drive me a bit crazy.
What risks lurk out in space?
Paleocon Diary (#216).
I’m no action figure.
"Maybe we’ll all be dead in three years.”
A crossword written and designed by the Emster herself.
An interview with illustrator Danny Hellman in Believer Magazine.
Look, just put this on and close your eyes, you'll feel better.
Spitballing the situation as it plays out, just like everywhere else.
The first track from his criminally overlooked score for The Catherine Wheel.
Renegade Cut on the consequences of American myths and how they manifest in cultural artifacts.
A very sad song for a very sad movie by Kelly Reichardt, whose First Cow is out this month.
Be a good American and share this video as widely as you can. Voters should be aware of Joe Biden's declining mental health.
Krystal Ball on how the network propped up a candidate with brain problems.