Posts Tagged ‘Stephen King’

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 [...]