How to deal with the “powerlessness and … utter lack of recourse” upon realizing you’ve been fictionalized.
The great John Jeremiah Sullivan provides annotations to “Upon This Rock,” his wonderful GQ feature about his trip to a Christian rock festival.
What I learned from Richard Ford’s Sportswriter trilogy.
Good news, mice are see-through now.
Here’s a new trailer for Hazlitt cartoonist Lisa Hanawalt’s Netflix comedy, Bojack Horseman.
Late into the 19th century, the line between sailors’ lore and science could be as blurred as a fog-bound horizon, with reputable journals routinely reporting on the sightings of ‘monsters of the sea.’ By the mid-20th century, though, most of these monsters had been dispelled or explained—but not rogue waves, which continue to be misidentified and incompletely understood today.
That cloud looks like a pianist.
It’s time to legalize prostitution.
“There are plenty of things I reach for that serve as a spiritual pick-me-up, but I don’t know of any film that feels as much like a security blanket as Groundhog Day.”