Posts Tagged ‘Ava Gardner’

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Signifying Rappers, by David Foster Wallace and Mark Costello
It's nice to see white intellectuals taking on hip-hop, just like it's nice to see narcissistic dads deign to put down their Smartphones to give their daughters bad advice about shooting free throws at the [...]

Noir City DC

Perhaps it’s the hard times in which we find ourselves, but the temptation to take refuge within a well-constructed fatalistic yarn is increasingly enticing. After a successful initial run, the California-based Film Noir Foundation has curated a second installment of NOIR CITY DC, promising the genre’s requisite cheap thrills, tough talk, and poor decision-making skills. [...]