I hung out with an 88-year-old sculptor.
I made a supercut of all of Joffrey’s whines on Game of Thrones.
Throwback time! Vice did a big, beautiful redesign, and that means they’ve re-upped my #longread about the quest to figure out how one of the strangest flops in Hollywood history — Richard Kelly’s Southland Tales — got made. Of all the things I’ve written, it remains the one I’m most proud of, so having a gorgeous layout for it makes me ever so happy.
And now, footage of wild city rats set to the dulcet tones of “Yakety Sax.” I can’t believe I get paid to do this.
Well. I certainly wasn’t expecting there to be much of any response to the Captain America essay I wrote, much less the furor that erupted in certain branches of the geek Internet. Feel free to search Twitter for “captain america prick” to get a sampling of the backlash. (And for those wondering, I have made peace with @FilmCritHULK, despite the much-retweeted earth-scorching he gave me.)
Anyway, I have no idea if this post is necessary, but I want to make a few clarifications (which were already stated in the essay, but which came relatively late in it, as they were not the main argument):