Michael Woods' London Review of Books piece on Vincente Minnelli's The Bad and the Beautiful led me to this clip. Woods describes it as "the one truly terrible moment" in the film, and he's right. The scene is labored and campy (Elaine Stewart's acting as "that low woman Lila" is awful) but -- but!
Who is the call girl accused of callously murdering Google executive?
The details uncovered by investigators portray Alix Catherine Tichelman as a callous, calculating killer. Her mugshot reveals piercing, haunting eyes. And her social media trail portrays a troubled soul who battled addiction and body image issues. The 26-year-old California call girl was indicted this week for allegedly leaving a Google executive for dead on his yacht after injecting him with a ...
The Five Days of Meat 2014
It's been hours since I had meat, a fennel-sausage from the Whole Foods breakfast bar. It's been a day since I had my last burger, a dry-aged beauty with bloody rivulets from the Nomad Bar in New York City. And it's been two days since I ate a 120-day aged ...
Fear, Drugs and Self-Loathing
I would be surprised to find someone who hasn’t noticed the increase in anti-drug propaganda in the UK’s libellous tabloids; unfortunately many of those who have come across these articles take them as gospel, resulting in a new wave of ignorance.
Fear and Self-Loathing in Isla Vista | The Nation
I can’t have the women I want, so I must kill them. So went the deranged thinking of the 22-year-old man who killed seven people, including himself, and injured thirteen more last week in Isla Vista, California. We now know that the women he wanted were ...