Trent Reznor sure is a happy guy these days. In a recent interview in The Fader, Reznor is even shown as chipper when facing a root canal. Reznor's apparent changed mood is so interesting because he has faced his demons so publicly in his music. Reznor today is sober. His first Nine Inch Nails albu ... More >>
The Follies of 1832
[See More Good Stuff: The 50 Shades of Grey Guide to Eating Out | New Frozen-Yogurt Illustrations from Steven Weinberg Dinah Fried styles meals from fiction for her great photo series "Fictitious Dishes," which explores foods from The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Catcher in the Rye, and other works ... More >>
We're thinking of Nora Ephron, the food-loving screenwriter, journalist, essayist, and director who died yesterday at the age of 71.
Oh, my. We're not sure how we missed this story out of Sweden last week (which makes that country's Girl With The Dragon Tattoo read like Cinderella in comparison), but thanks to Channing Kennedy and Jorge Rivas at Color Lines, it came screaming at us this Monday morning. So here's what appears to ... More >>
Dear Ladies of the Red Carpet: Where's the shock of the swan dress or the pizzazz of the goth showgirl of yesteryear? Come on, ladies, this is the Oscars, and it's 2012! Why are so many of you million dollar actresses playing the Grace Kelly card? We are fully aware that all of you can't pull off ... More >>
The nominations will be announced tomorrow morning, but you might as well just go by this list, which has been officially certified by the Dionne Warwick Psychic Hotline. BEST PICTURE (Ranked in descending order of likelihood) 1--The Artist 2--The Descendants 3--The Help 4--Hugo 5--Mo ... More >>
Or: The Netflix meltdown, the resurrection of Harvey Weinstein, and Kristen Wiig's box office coup all in one list
WWI gets Spielberg’d; Fincher’s new girl in town
The big news to emerge from yesterday's New York Film Critics Circle voting--held early this year to scoop the other year end awards--is, of course, the second coming of homeboy Harvey Weinstein. Not only was The Artist voted best picture and its director Michel Hazanavicius anointed Best Director ... More >>
Just like it's already Christmas in certain department stores, the Oscar predix business happens to be in full swing, with goldderby.com asking us pundits for our premature (I mean extremely mature) guesses as to who will get nominated. Here are mine as of this very moment. Bear in mind tha ... More >>
The Emmy nominations came out today, but my mind is stuck on the Oscars and how there will be no shortage of leading actress contenders to pick from in 2011. Not only is Meryl Streep donning prosthetics and an accent again, this time as moxieish Margaret Thatcher, but we have the following o ... More >>
via ereaderchat.comThe Amazon Kindle is kind of amazing. At the risk of sounding cheesy, you can get everything on there! Books, magazines, blogs, etc; all there on your shiny white screen! CNN explained yesterday why Amazon should just start giving the things away for free and hints that Jef ... More >>
In proof that good things happen to industrious, Internet-using people, and that sometimes cops, too, are a force to be reckoned with (in a good way), here's our favorite story of the day thus far. Brooklyn novelist Jami Attenberg went to the Arcade Fire/Spoon show last night, biking to the M ... More >>
Of the many magical moments you'll have on New York City's subways, one of them is the respite from the rest of your life in the city that comes during those rare moments you get to use your time underground to finally get some reading done. Well, kiss that goodbye. Because you're being watch ... More >>
If you're a fan of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo series, today's your day. The final installment, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest, hit stands this morning.