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!
Conan Creates Horrifying Version of Himself on WWE 2K14, Beats Down the Rock
Warning: Video contains NSFW language and images of a tall, haunting video game character. Imagine a 6’4”, self-loathing stick of glue coming at you like a mandrill in heat. If that image terrifies you (it should), you will be made uncomfortable by Conan O’Brien’s latest edition of “Clueless Gamer.” This time, Conan tested out WWE 2K14 , and the results were hilarious, sweaty and ambiguously ...
This Week in Knicks: Wait Til Next Year
For even the most hardened, pessimistic and self-loathing fans, the 2013-14 Knicks are beginning to strain credulity. Things were no different this week than they were before the All Star break: the Knicks went 1-4 as they continue to careen out of playoff contention. [ more › ]
Fear And (Self) Loathing In France
PARIS — A 4G offer? Danger! Bitcoin? Warning! The World Cup draw? It’s a trap! This is the story of a strange country blessed by the gods, with beautiful scenery and heir to a long and rich history. Though full of talented people and worldwide economic ...