Posts Tagged ‘Stephen King’

Meet the Local Illustrator of Lumberjanes, a Feminist, Fast-Growing Summer Camp Comic

Five punky best girl friends fight yetis and velociraptors (and sometimes kiss) in Brooke Allen's drawings.

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.
1. Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion: The TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More: The Essential Guide to the Whedonverse, by PopMatters.
Joss Whedon went to my college. So did Jem Cohen and, uh, MGMT and, uh—did I mention Joss Whedon?
2. A [...]

Five Books I’d Read

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

1. I Found This Funny: My Favorite Pieces of Humor and Some That May Not Be Funny At All, edited by Judd Apatow.
Did you ever see The 40-Year Old Virgin? No? What about Funny People or I Love You, Man? Doesn't ring a bell? [...]

Arts Roundup: Oscar Speeches and Charlie Sheen Routine Edition

*Variety reports that the late Jeff Buckley's songs are being worked into a rock-musical version of Romeo and Juliet called The Last Goodbye, set to hit theaters later this year. No word yet on whether the little-known, sparsely covered "Hallelujah" will make an appearance.
*In preparation for the forthcoming Academy Awards, Total Film posts the top [...]

The Hirshhorn Bubble: Audacious, but Is It Art? Our Critics Weigh In

If Hirshhorn Museum Director Richard Koshalek gets his way—and it seems he will—then beginning in 2011 the National Mall will get a pretty striking makeover. Well, at least for two months a year.
News of the plan to install a giant bubble atop the Hirshhorn—the inflatable, removable, 145-foot structure would snake through the museum's central courtyard—broke [...]

Five Books I’d Read

In which the author discusses five books he's read, if time permitted.

1. Have a Little Faith: A True Story, by Mitch Albom.
I don't really read "Mitch Albom," and don't understand "his journey," or his "outlook," or what he's "about." I do know, however, that the employees of Second Story Books in Dupont Circle refuse to [...]

White Trash Renegades: The Supervillains, Authority Zero, Pennywise, and Pepper at the 9:30 Club

Skate rock (Think Sublime's genetic material crossed with that of Minor Threat) is a lot like milt. Some people get a mouthful of the creamy white stuff and think, "So this is fish sperm. Not bad!" Other people take a bite, move it around with their tongues, and then say to themselves, "Oh god, I [...]