I’m sure most of you know that Bret Easton Ellis’ new novel “Imperial Bedrooms” came out. I didn’t. I just found out. Living under a rock will do that sometimes. Anyways for those of you who don’t know fuck all about Ellis, he’s the douche who wrote stuff like American Psycho, Lunar Park and Less Than Zero (which I strongly argue should be taught at every goddamn high school). [ Continue Reading ]
So this guy, Gary Shteyngart… he’s been around for a few years (his first book, The Russian Debutante’s Handbook, was published in 2003), and now is starting to gather some serious writer-momentum.* His latest, the Super Sad True Love Story pictured above, has just come out, and it’s nailing reviews. I have a signed copy, and am proud of myself. You should also probably get a copy. Why? Because Gary Shteyngart is absurd, and probably the funniest contemporary writer around.
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The most wonderful time of the year also happens to be one of the most wonderful times for cartoons. The Christmas episode has been included in the yearly cartoon calendar since they existed, and have have delighted children and adults over the years. It’s also usually an hour long as opposed to the usually 30 mins. [ Continue Reading ]
The power of photography: It’s been written about here before. It has also been written how much one picture can convey with just a still frame. No one understands this better than National Geographic whose pictures alone warrant it a “best magazine ever” title even if it is I who just now arbitrarily bestowed it. The image above of a Mandrill – a monkey-like creature with tangerine eyes, accompanied an article in the March 2001 issue and was also its cover story. [ Continue Reading ]
It’s been 20 years (20 years! can you believe it?!) since the release of one of the greatest animated films of all time – Disney’s The Little Mermaid. The film, which is based on a short story by Hans Christian Andersen, follows the story of a young mermaid named Ariel, who falls in love
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