For years, the media has been portraying Hillary Clinton as a kind of public-service dominatrix, but maybe they’ve had it ass-backwards.
Please turn your attention to Exhibit A, the February issue of Interview magazine, that publication started by Andy Warhol in which celebrities interview other celebrities and usually achieve even more banal results than if Read More
I still can’t quite pinpoint the exact moment-or the exact thing-that started to make me feel slightly queasy about all of this.
Maybe it was reading one too many articles about Kate Betts, and the earth-shattering significance of altering the Harper’s Bazaar logo-a change so vastly important to the human condition that one might Read More
Anthony Minghella’s The Talented Mr. Ripley , from a screenplay by Mr. Minghella, based on the novel by Patricia Highsmith, is well on its way to becoming the most written-about cinematic event of 1999, the most insane year in the whole millennium in terms of the number of virtually simultaneous releases of overlong, overambitious and Read More
The 10 Best Films of 1999
1. American Beauty.
2. The Talented Mr. Ripley.
3. The Hurricane.
4. The Insider.
5. Sweet and Lowdown.
6. The Straight Story.
7. The Cider House Rules.
9. Anywhere but Here.
10. Honorable mentions to Boys Don’t Cry Read More
Wednesday, Oct. 13
Andrew Paquette and James Hudnall are a couple of comic book geeks. In late 1998, it looked like they would finally hit it big. That’s when Chris Carter, the TV genius behind The X-Files , began working up a new series based on their comic book, Harsh Realm , for Fox.
Wednesday, Sept. 29
It wasn’t easy working for a show like Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place . The big, respected hit-show teams get to swagger around Hollywood as though they had created The Mary Tyler Moore Show or E.R. , but as a Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place guy, Read More
Andy Kaufman Revealed!: Best Friend Tells All , by Bob Zmuda with Matthew Scott Hansen. Little, Brown & Company, 306 pages, $24.
What tender regard we’ve learned to show for the sensitivities of the dead, whom we treat so much more thoughtfully than we do the living. How solicitously we debate the deceased’s preferences concerning Read More