Seeing Galaxy Quest at the AMC Union Square in December 1999.
Five masterpieces at under 80 minutes apiece.
Florian Zeller's The Son is a much weaker film than The Father.
Fredrik Backman’s sprawling The Winners makes you remember when reading was prime entertainment.
Could a British soccer star become a professional football player?
I never saw them live, but our paths briefly crossed in Kailua in May 1964.
The Fabelmans is another great memory movie from an aging director—too bad no one wants to see it.
Through the history of Bensonhurst via bike route.
A childhood prank nearly turns into manslaughter and blackmail.
Two new books give glimpses of space exploration’s potential.
Glass Onion’s successful one-week theatrical run is an existential threat to its own producer, Netflix.
Kayla Harrison learns the agony of defeat.
Chop water, carry wood.
When bedlam ruled the state’s psychiatric hospitals.
We live in two worlds.
The faithful aren’t put off by ongoing developments.
Why A Face in the Crowd is such a headache.
Cheers for Jackie Gleason, Topo Gigio, Spike Jones and Tiny Tim.
The courageous journalist and Nobel Prize winner has turned, hyperbolically, against freedom of expression.
Let’s win one for the Hostages!
Navigating a first game of chess with my teenage son on the lake.
Whither Jon Jones?
The idea of “mining” vapor, of encouraging investors to use real money to buy play money, is why SBF’s company is bankrupt and his word worthless.
The late filmmaker talks about her masterpiece, now ranked as the greatest film of all time by Sight & Sound.
Christine McVie sings one of her best and most underrated songs in this clip from the Tusk tour.
From an episode of The Hardly Working Podcast recorded in April 2020.
A brief interview with the Apollo 11 astronaut.
It was a time when Americans still dressed up for weddings and church services. Clues are below.
Howard Stern talks to the Late Night host about his battle with depression early in his career.
The horror director's fake trailer from Grindhouse, which should still be turned into a real feature film.
The director talks to GQ about Avatar, Titanic, The Terminator, Aliens, and more.
The author talks about John Carpenter's film, among others, on this episode of Late Night with Conan O'Brien from May 5, 1995.
The morning after a class reunion with G.I. Joe and Howie. Clues at conclusion.