‘The Big Lebowski’ Opening Credits, Done in ‘True Detective’ Style

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Darrin Fullerton of Epidemic Productions has given the world a new way of imagining The Big Lebowski opening credits, with a True Detective parody. Watch it below. The Coen Brothers’ cult classic The Big Lebowski is given a gritty overhaul in HBO’s True Detective style and the result is pretty… Continue reading

Dog Steals Sad Puppy’s Bone, Doesn’t Even Want It (Video)

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Remember when you were a child and your brother or sister, or maybe that kid down the street, would steal your toy and then not even play with it? That’s more or less the situation here, as a lab steals her puppy friend’s bone. Perhaps that friend should be in… Continue reading

‘Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats’ Film Review

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Jack Kerouac‘s mythology often precedes him. It’s a lot to unravel, and everyone needs an entry point. Jack Kerouac: King of the Beats couldn’t be better for the job. You’ll notice the famous voice from all those PBS Ken Burns documentaries (Peter Coyote) making the connections between Kerouac’s own words… Continue reading

‘Bellflower’ Film Review

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“Lord Humungous cannot be defiled.” – Lord Humungous This Mad Max quote opens Bellflower, and it cuts right to the film’s central theme. The two main characters, best friends, play with the idea of the apocalyptic “end of the world.” It’s their bond. Their project. Their playground. And they are literally preparing for it by… Continue reading

John Fante ‘Ask The Dust’ Quotes

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Ask the Dust is Italian-American author John Fante’s most famous work. The novel was published in 1939, and is part of Fante’s “Bandini Quartet,” all of which feature the main character Arturo Bandini, who is a stand in for Fante. The other three novels in the Bandini series are: Wait… Continue reading

Watch ‘Are You Popular?’ The Slut-Shaming, Unintentionally Comedic Educational Film from 1947

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The 1947 educational short “Are You Popular?” explores the issue of popularity in a hilariously dated manner. Continue reading

Watch Banksy Come Alive in the Brooklynians Episode “Banksy in Brooklyn”

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Banksy in Brooklyn, NYC Street artist Banksy came to New York City in October, 2013 for a residency called Better Out Than In. He created stencil works, as well as installations slash performance art pieces such as the shoe shine boy polishing Ronald McDonald’s shoes in front of a McDonald’s… Continue reading

Watch ‘Kurt and Courtney’ Free Online

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Documentary film by Nick Broomfield investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Kurt Cobain, and allegations he was murdered. Continue reading

‘Salinger’ Film Review

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“By being out of the picture, he is in the picture.” – Jack Wenke, Writer There are a few “notoriously reclusive” people in the public consciousness. Among them are: Howard Hughes (subject of The Aviator), Thomas Pynchon (Gravity’s Rainbow), Bill Watterson (Calvin & Hobbes), Harper Lee (To Kill a Mockingbird),… Continue reading

Roz and the Rice Cakes in Studio, 1809 Sessions (Video)

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Roz and the Rice Cakes Perform “Push and Pull”  Providence, Rhode Island’s Roz and the Rice Cakes have toured extensively this summer, taking their atmospheric, jazzy indie rock all over the country. While on the road, they stopped into 1809 Studios, in Macedon, New York, to record a live, session version… Continue reading