Brace yourself for the rise of the Pee Balloon Army.
Nathan Gelgud is a cartoonist in Los Angeles who makes comics about movies, art, books and sometimes himself for the New York Times, the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books.
Mike Leigh’s BBC Films, Ranked
Leigh’s films are class-conscious, prickly, strange, satirical, and often very funny.
The Shaggy Appeal of Kurt Vonnegut
A new documentary about Vonnegut prompts memories of first encountering the author.
The Story of Kunihiko Moriguchi, a Master Kimono Painter
Moriguchi, who studied in Japan and Paris, took the influence of Op art and applied it to the traditional art of kimono painting.
Halloween, When Everyone Dresses Like Clichés
Happy Halloween 🎃
The Time Godard Called Filmgoers Bourgeois Fascists
Where are the directors taking the stage to acknowledge workers’ demands today?
The Once-Mystical Energy of San Francisco’s Art and Poetry Scene
Revisiting the work of Jess, Robert Duncan, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who just turned 100 years old.
How a Film Buff Warmed Up to Manny Farber’s Paintings
The way Farber thought about movies shaped the way I watched movies, which meant he shaped my life, because all I cared about was watching movies.