Lena Dunham, a 23-year-old filmmaker from New York who has a degree in film studies from Oberlin, plays Aura, a 22-year-old Oberlin grad with a “useless” film studies degree, in Lena Dunham’s first feature as a director, _Tiny Furniture_, written … Read More
Last week at Santo’s Party House, a tiny club in Chinatown, Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All played their second New York show yet, itself the second show on Odd Future’s first ever “tour,” comprised of three East Coast shows and one in San Francisco. Odd Future is a rap ensemble from Los Angeles. All eleven of their members are under twenty years old.
A cappella groups must have come into existence when God banished Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden. In a perfect world, a cappella groups would not exist. I am certain that by expressing myself in this way I … Read More
We find imagination be the only defense against these leaves, fast cluttering my desk with pages I do not recognize— what beckons me to sleep and dream the silverfish that haunts my basement or looks the sounds of a smile? … Read More
At the New Yorker Festival two weeks ago, the entire cast of the TV show “Arrested Development” reunited for a group discussion. Mitchell Hurwitz, writer and creator of the show, revealed that there were plans for an abbreviated run of … Read More
As often as my pocketbook and homework allow, I go to New York City to the movies. I come from Kentucky, a place that neither can nor does sate my appetite for cinema. There are no festivals, no repertory theatres, … Read More