Angelica Jade Bastién considers Keanu Reeves. “Throughout his career, Reeves has eschewed obvious transformation in favor of something trickier and more subtle. What has allowed him to remain a star, 30 years later, is a blend of virility, vulnerability, and an aura of mystery, hearkening to a bygone […]
Behold this Instagram gallery which pairs stills from the sit-com The Nanny with contemporary art.
Jane Curtin talks about improv, Saturday Night Live, sit-coms and Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2019) at The New Yorker. “I loved doing improv, and I was really good at it. I would come from an area that nobody else would come from. One of the things that […]
Lord of the Rings‘ plot is clarified as a transcript of a bunch of people playing Dungeons and Dragons. “Starts with a long, low-level adventure of just getting out of The Shire and getting the ring to Rivendell. DM originally prepped a low-level hobbit campaign for their roommates […]
At McSweeney’s, Sarah Chevalier shares the Tinder profiles of literature’s “complicated men.” “I’m just a better-than-regular guy looking for an almost angelically good woman with a tragic story who will for no good reason dedicate herself to my redemption and is really into listening to me reciting my […]
Friend of the Gutter Colin Geddes shares his 5 favorite Ringo Lam films. “Lam originally started out with hopes of being an actor, but ended up studying filmmaking at Toronto’s York University. When he returned to Hong Kong he was steered into directing comedies that were trendy at […]