We’ve known for decades that for-profit capitalism and public-serving journalism are incompatible.
There’s serious talk in book circles about the value (or lack thereof) of negative reviews. What if film people started wondering the same thing?
Net neutrality in the U.S. just got a kick in the teeth from a federal court…
Happy crafting! Use the safety scissors.
Daleks of the corn?
Tony Soprano’s favorite cafe leaves the star’s seat “reserved.”
20th Century Fox is embarrassed by the stars of its film The Heat; Vice thinks women writers are most beautiful when they shut up and die; the madness of George (Lucas); and more.
Google predicts movie hits; John McTiernan is wasting away in prison for no good reason; why American journalism sucks; and more…
I can’t help but recall that thing that Upton Sinclair said about people not understanding something when their salaries depend on their not understanding it…
Ebert’s death is, in the public sphere, a blow not only to his fans but to the very institution of mainstream arts criticism… if such a thing can be said to exist anymore now that he is gone.