Filmmaker Theodore Darst in conversation over his new video, THE TOURIST – a bad neighborhood, taking on infinity, horror, environments, nu-metal, rioting, and Woodstock ’99.
Jaime Fountaine explores the grief, decay, and loss in Nick Cave’s movie, One More Time With Feeling, and latest album, The Skeleton Tree.
Donald Ray Pollock in conversation with Nicholas Rys about finding a career writing while working at a paper mill, the contemporary reception of Southern fiction, TV writing, and his latest novel, The Heavenly Table.
Ella Longpre takes a look at the function of repetition and POV in Antonioni’s Red Desert and Wenders’ Paris, Texas, finding further intersections in texts by Sontag and Sebald.
A mouth, open to its widest, prepares for ancestral possession. August Evans considers duende as a potent force in Kendrick Lamar’s “The Blacker the Berry.”
Insights from a vintage watch collector on the thrill of the hunt in the eBay era and how the minutiae of an obsession can redefine the margins of your life.
Sarah Rose Etter
The artist opens up about her latest installation, habitus, process, and spending your whole life returning to your own hand.
Oliver Zarandi shares and intimate and wrenching account of his lifelong eating disorder, centered around the discomfort of swallowing.
The complexity and reckoning of war, particularly the representation of war in fiction, emerge in this conversation with Iraq War veteran Roy Scranton, through the lens of his latest book, the novel War Porn.
Following the conclusion of its second season, Stephen Danos takes a look at the hit hacker-themed Mr. Robot and dissects the ways it aims to depict contemporary financial strife and the struggle for control.