Late in his career, in the essay “Man, Android and Machine,’’ Philip K. Dick said the android is "a thing somehow generated to deceive us in a cruel way, to cause us to think it to be one of ourselves.”
One of the big questions in Blade Runner is "What does it mean to be Human?" John W. Whitehead has a look at this and related questions in Blade Runner couched in a view of the postmodern world.
Podcast TIFF Long Take interviews the iconic comedian, actor and filmmaker Louis C.K. to discuss his latest film I Love You, Daddy and what it means to be an artist today.
by Charles Thomas Samuels Rome, July 29, 1969 The living room of Antonioni's apartment, where this interview took place, reflects intellectual restlessness rather than a desire for comfort. Except for a plush couch, the room is sparely furnished, yet everywhere there are books, records, a wild array of bric-a-brac. One [...]
In Lisa Lampanelli's fifth stand-up special, the world's edgiest insult comic has a radically different look after her 100-pound weight loss and funky haircut. She's newly divorced and has re-started her entire life.
Playboy sent freelance writer Rob Tannenbaum to interview the last of the big rock bands. He found that although the band members were out of touch with one another during the hiatus, they were not out of one another’s minds.