By boots on What Kind of Idiot Will Your Next Phone Take You For?

I just impulse-bought The Space Merchants on Amazon

Posted on June 19, 2014 at 11:02 am 3

By ThomasEarlham on The Dead Cannot Consent

Gen. George S. Patton, Wyatt Earp, Dorothy Parker, Charlie Parker, Truman Capote, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, Richard Nixon, Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, Jackson Pollack, Hunter S. Thompson, Jim Morrison, Carl Bernstein, Bob Woodward, Ben Bradlee, Howard Hughes, Katharine Hepburn, Johnny Cash, Isak Dinesen, Abraham Lincoln, Sergeant York, FDR, JFK, Malcolm X, Lou Gehrig, Jackie Robinson, Rubin Carter, Muhammad Ali, Peter Sellers, Marilyn Monroe, John Nash, John Holmes, Bonnie Parker, Clyde Barrow, John Dillinger, Al Capone, Mahatma Gandhi...

But DAVID FOSTER WALLACE?! You're crossing a line, Hollywood!

Posted on April 25, 2014 at 1:49 pm 1

By KarenUhOh on The Dead Cannot Consent

I really hate to appear/be cynical, but, here goes: is this about money?

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 1:57 pm 2

By Screen Name on The End Of Comments

Give me a few minutes and I'll weigh in with what appears to be an attention-seeking, overly long comment not even related to this post!

Posted on April 15, 2014 at 10:18 am 8

By happymisanthrope on Why Won't Anybody Say That "Noah" Is Terrible?

@Bobby Womack Well, there was the Noye's Fludde scenes from Moonrise Kingdom, so I think he's gotten it out of the way.

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 10:24 am 1

By Lockheed Ventura on Big Words Bad, Gone Soon

President Camacho approves.

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:46 am 1

By Astigmatism on Pinot Noir Twirler Won't Walk Away For Less Than One Billion

Not that these folks actually merit a serious reply, but: should one of that cohort actually reach his "number," my guess is that the chances of him (always him) actually quitting are probably one divided by said number.

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 10:33 am 2

By Krugmanic Depressive on Peter O'Toole, 1932-2013

I would also suggest his wonderful autobiography Loitering with Intent.

Posted on December 16, 2013 at 10:35 am 1

By KarenUhOh on Could A Young Bob Dylan Make It Now?

I always thought he was rapping.

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 5:54 pm 2

By KarenUhOh on But What Was The Aspirational Space Of 2012?

As aspirational spaces go, these have nothing on the trachea.

Posted on November 14, 2013 at 11:41 am 5