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Sex and jealousy, Rhode Island-style
Francesca Gregorini, co-director of the film Tanner Hall , which was shot in Rhode Island and opens here this week, drove a vintage Porsche while she was a student at Brown University . . . or so I had read. I asked her whether this was true.
The Big Screen
| September 16, 2011
Interview: Amy Sedaris
These days, money is a bit tight for all of us. Even for Amy Sedaris. Well, not really. But she can empathize!
On sausages, short robes, and stealing her new book Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
| November 19, 2010
Fall Books Preview: Getting booked
Two Sedarises, two New Yorker favorites, and a famous neurologist are among the highlights of this fall’s book events.
Readings, festivals, and other seasonal literary events
| September 17, 2010
The series grew out of an excellent 1999 documentary directed by author Arthur Bradford ( Dogwalker ) and produced by South Park 's Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
News from waaay outside the mainstream
| February 03, 2009
Bringing up Baby
Few things in life are certain, but this is: a gentle, white miniature poodle named Baby is the most famous three-legged, barkless dog in the world.
The most famous three-legged, barkless dog in the world
| October 01, 2008
When a film opens with a shotgun blast that interrupts a lousy high-school-band practice on a miserable winter day, the prospects for a happy ending don’t look good.
Call it American Ugly
| March 21, 2008
I Want Someone to Eat Cheese With
Just in case any insensitive pricks forgot, Jeff Garlin is around to remind them that fatties get picked on long after junior high.
Deadpan that just feels dead
| September 12, 2007
The droll, real-life satirical essays of David Sedaris have been amusing his fans for years.
The Sedarises’ silly Book of Liz
| July 02, 2007
Strangers With Candy
Upon reading the cast of supporting players in this prequel to the short-lived Comedy Central series starring Amy Sedaris (David’s sister) as recovering crack whore Jerri Blank, I couldn’t help but get excited. Watch the trailer for Strangers With Can
A lot of famous people like it; we're not sure why
| July 05, 2006
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