A necessary word of caution for anybody expecting even a few words flirting with the warm, comfortable familiarity of the “Is Stephen King good or Isn’t He” diametric war of attrition. Typically, to the utter despair of anybody unfortunate enough to be close enough to listen, I’m happy – delighted even – to hold forth […]
“I regard posterity as vulgar as success. I don’t trust posterity. I don’t think what’s good is necessarily recognized in the long run. Too many good writers have disappeared.” For most of the world not fortunate enough to have lived through the golden age of American cinema, Orson Welles, if remembered at all, is […]
We all get to sink together.
Agassi has become a giant in the sporting world for being the one thing athletes are never expected to be: honest.
Growing up hurts, as proved here by the adolescent memoirs of the creator of TV’s finest teen drama, Freaks And Geeks.
If you want to hear a story told two different ways, read the book and watch the movie.
The covers of this book are…
Drugs and Fuckin’
In the end, Vowell keeps history alive for those who’d rather focus on death, decay, and division than the so-called “unifying” elements that are largely illusory.