Monthly Archives: July 2011

Following up, and something I have in common with Justin Bieber

I am going home for the weekend, and putting off packing, so some quick things. Remember Olivia Wilde? Remember how she’s THE BOMB? Well, then the New York Times wrote this insanely great article, which provides more proof that she’s … Continue reading

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The end, and what comes after

Madison, my intern (my what?) has a professor, she told me, who is working on a research project about the generation that grew up with Harry Potter, and what the books and the movies have meant for their conception of authority. … Continue reading

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This is where all the ideas go. Literally, all the ideas.

I have done one of these “I read it in the Hollywood Reporter!” posts in awhile, but this is too great to miss – “Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions has picked up worldwide rights to Detention, which bills itself as an … Continue reading

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My childhood never looked like that

(A few weeks ago, I saw three movies in one week. Now I’m gonna write about them. This is post 3/3.) Super 8 only came out a month ago, but it feels like its sort of gone from people’s consciousness … Continue reading

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Old glasses clinking, and a new order’s blinking and I – I should be floating, but I’m weighted by thinking

Happy summer, friends.

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My mutant power is writing several-weeks-behind blog posts

(A few weeks ago, I saw three movies in one week. Now I’m gonna write about them. This is post 2/3.) My favorite drinking game to play, during, like, life, is where you drink every time Ian McKellan says “old friend.” Just, … Continue reading

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If there are two ways through life, this one is the boring one.

(A few weeks ago, I saw three movies in one week. Now I’m gonna write about them. This is post 1/3.) These blog posts are really about me (uh, duh), using the experience of writing and thinking about culture to … Continue reading

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