Boise, Idaho (1980)
"Dance In America"
Louise Erdrich reads Lorrie Moore’s short story “Dance in America” for this 2008 New Yorker fiction podcast. The story was published in The New Yorker in June, 1993, and is collected in “Birds of America.”
Jeff Bridges and Barry Brown, stars of Robert Benton’s forgotten debut film, the western BAD COMPANY (1972), pose for an article published in Esquire, designed to introduce moviegoers to the “dashing, brooding Brown”. Brown later starred opposite Cybill Shepherd in Peter Bogdanovich’s DAISY MILLER (1974). He committed suicide at his Silverlake home in 1978. His brother,...
What if Snowmen Were Real?
Lazy conmen would borrow $50 from a snowman and then just hide out until summer. If authorities found a snowman head in your freezer, they wouldn’t know if you were a murderer or a humanitarian. The question, “What if snowmen started building their own snowmen?” would be the premise for a lot of sci-fi movies. (via chuck klosterman)