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Bret Easton Ellis
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A conversation with JIM RASH on The BEE Podcast: the aesthetics of TV, Under The Skin, The Writer's Room, discontent bit.ly/HZFA5H
Talking with ADAM CAROLLA on The BEE Podcast: patent trolls, Alec Baldwin, "poptimism" and growing up in the Valley: bit.ly/HZFA5H
In love with Jason Isbell's SOUTHEASTERN record. Final track: "Relatively Easy" is my new favorite song. #Klonopin : youtu.be/NIQ1NHa0g6A
Just saw Jia Zhangke's A TOUCH OF SIN (China, 2013). If I had seen it last year it would have made my top 10. Beautiful, violent, hypnotic.
Conversation with IVAN REITMAN on The BEE Podcast: Cronenberg, Hollywood in the 80s, Mike Ovitz, son Jason, Draft Day bit.ly/HZFA5H
A12: a short film mash-up: teen drama/sci-fi trip-out directed by Seaton Lin, Kickstarter supporter of The Canyons: youtu.be/N29mn9f6vH0
Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference: makelovenotporn.tv via Cindy Gallop, Kickstarter supporter of The Canyons. Thank you.
I'll address this on the next podcast: Ellis Podcast with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Ends in Terse Tug of War independent.co.uk/arts-entertain…
Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen on The BEE Podcast: gender, Twee movement, anger in comedy, Wes Anderson, TV vs film bit.ly/HZFA5H
Best films released in US in 2014: NYMPHOMANIAC (Von Trier, Denmark); STRANGER BY THE LAKE (Guiraudie, France); OMAR (Abu-Assad, Palestine).
ENEMY ends with the spider from hell and Jake Gyllenhaal's greatest close-up and then: After The Lights Go Out: youtu.be/XZbaRd9gO3Q
ENEMY: the end credits. Walker Brothers sing "After The Lights Go Out" while Toronto glides by and we've just seen the scariest spider ever.
The best thing I've read in ages: Andrew O'Hagan absolutely brilliant on Julian Assange and yet I'm a fan of JA: lrb.co.uk/v36/n05/andrew…
A conversation with John Densmore from The Doors about the myth, reality and danger of selling out. The BEE podcast: bit.ly/HZFA5H
Conversation with Stephen Malkmus on The BEE Podcast: Inside Llewyn Davis, trying harder, The Eagles, The Lego Movie bit.ly/HZFA5H
Great new video from Placebo: LOUD LIKE LOVE in which I narrate another mystery conceived by the brilliant Saman Kesh youtu.be/04_i9pWyUuM
GIRLS is the best show on television right now.
Very sad night: mentor and writing teacher Joe McGinniss passed away at 71. The man responsible for Less Than Zero--it's dedicated to him...
A conversation with EZRA KOENIG: Generation Wuss, prep culture, the whitest band in the world, Oscars... BEE podcast: bit.ly/HZFA5H
A brief behind-the-scenes making of new Dum Dum Girls video "Are You Okay?" written by Bret Easton Ellis. From MOCAtv youtube.com/watch?v=Dx2hUs…
Sub Pop, VICE and MOCAtv present Dum Dum Girls video "Are You Okay?" written by Bret Easton Ellis... noisey.vice.com/music-video-pr… via @NoiseyMusic
Great piece by Lili Anolik in The Believer: Post-Empire Strikes Back believermag.com/issues/201403/…
Riveting read about a key 70s film. MAD AS HELL: The Making of NETWORK and the Fateful Vision of the Angriest Man In Movies by Dave Itzkoff.