Instead of marveling at the number of books, articles, and documentaries he produced, some of Christopher Hitchens' friends muttered about the quantity of booze he drank. Now medical science backs his long-held belief that booze is a subtle weapon. Plus: Hitch’s tips on drinking right.
In his first Comedy Central one-hour special, Al Madrigal tells true tales of Coach Frankie the Cholo soccer dad, "Liam Neeson" the mushroom-addled cleaning lady, and Jesus the day laborer mas fuerte!
Carole Mallory interviews Kurt Vonnegut and Joseph Heller for Playboy magazine in 1992. The article was titled “The Kurt and Joe Show.”
Star of the hit comedy series "Saturday Night Live", Norm MacDonald appears on HBO's stand-up series "One Night Stand". The show was taped at The Vic Theatre in Chicago.
by Susan Sontag Here are the films discussed in the below essay: Les Anges du Peché (The Angels of Sin) Les Dames du Bois de Boulogne (The Ladies of the Park) Le Journal d’un Curé de Campagne (The Diary of a Country Priest) Un Condamné à Mort s’est Échappé (A [...]
Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah, gonna talk about a lot of stuff. My parents are gonna see it. They're the ones in the other car. My mom hasn't. Yeah. I want her to see what I do, you know? Yeah... but you know, if you gotta do that... You know, you [...]
In this new stand-up special, Norm Macdonald delivers sly, deadpan observations from an older — and perhaps even wiser — point of view.
Much of the humor in David Lynch’s reworked fifties crime thriller/horror/gothic film Blue Velvet comes from mundane statements which, when filtered by his personal vision, appear weird, but still oddly familiar.
Transcript of the Stand-up Special that Daniel Tosh did for Comedy Central, which he performed in July 2015 at The Wilshire Ebell Theater, in Los Angeles
More Later captures Maron as he dishes out compelling, raw and wildly honest stand-up. In this brand new special, Maron tackles religion, relationships, rage, Skype sex and ice cream among other topics.
When you come out of the theatre after seeing David Lynch’s Blue Velvet, you certainly know that you've seen something. You wouldn’t mistake frames from Blue Velvet for frames from any other movie. It’s an anomaly—the work of a genius naif.
by Flo Leibowitz and Lynn Jeffress To all appearances, The Shining is simply a hopelessly clichéd gothic horror film. Can this be serious? A lonely house on a hill haunted by ancestral ghosts that curse successive generations and force them to re-enact the original horror. It is not even redeemed [...]
Moran shows off his highly quotable brand of crackpot lyricism in routines about midlife travails, hipster scorn and feeling like a ‘jelly baby with money’
Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.
Lo scrittore spagnolo Antonio Muñoz Molina era nel centro di New York l’11 settembre. Ecco la sua testimonianza sui primi istanti della tragedia
English translation of Oriana Fallaci's “The Rage and the Pride”, the article that redefined Italy’s conception of the conflict between the Western world and the Islamic world
Articolo di Oriana Fallaci, apparso sul quotidiano Il Corriere della Sera il 29 settembre 2001 in seguito all'attacco alle Torri Gemelle dell'11 settembre 2001
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