Let's go native
Today our Nick Pinkerton goes long on the remarkable Tabu. Tabu Directed by Miguel Gomes Screens Sunday, October 14 This has been an unusually exciting New York Film Festival, but even still, the programming tends to accommodate itself to recognizable categories, like faces in someone else's yearb ... More >>
For months, the growing probability that Mitt Romney, least acceptably conservative of the Republican Presidential contenders, would face Obama in November made rightbloggers moody and irritable. They've been coming around, but slowly. When Newt Gingrich's supporters attacked Romney's years as a c ... More >>
Ever order a gin and tonic, only to watch the bartender take his sweet time? Don't you just want to fry the bastard with a laser? Good news! You can make a laser out of the very gin and tonic he is taking forever to mix. Popular Mechanics has the process of how to turn happy hour into laser h ... More >>
From Frankenstein's lab to Robeson's river
The full transcript of our conversation with the recently returned director
Forget the snogging! This novel's hero prefers sex and recreational drug use.
The expo on the second floor of the Astor Center seems to shimmer in the cold night air (click to enlarge). Online it was a billed almost like a class, but it felt more like a trade show once I'd arrived at the Bacon and Bourbon Expo early Thursday evening. On the main floor, whiskey exhibito ... More >>
Vampire Weekends jaunty, wordy pop is meant to inspire joy, not rage
Woody Allen's second straight English excursion is a failed return to comedy
Melrose revisited: St. Aubyn hits the New Age
Radical or neocon? Same old or sold out? Christopher Hitchens has things both ways.
The Post's blunder was hilarious but not historic. So why has this story lasted?
Edward St. Aubyn's exquisitely dissolute trilogy satisfies cravings for cruelty and coke
Sun Burnin', Page Turnin'
British Author Nigel Dennis Gets Lost in the Shuffle
Terence Davies on the Cruel Inventions of The House of Mirth
How Tina Brown revived the years with Ross