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Last month, a peculiar scrap of music history went up for auction in England: a framed pair of ELVIS PRESLEY's husky briefs — "unwashed," according to the BBC, and still "soiled with stains."
The Big Hurt
| September 21, 2012
Director Steve McQueen has only made two films, but in them he explores two extremes of human experience.
Fassbender is a winner in the Shame game
| December 09, 2011
PODCAST: Bret Easton Ellis on "Imperial Bedrooms" [MP3]
Author Bret Easton Ellis didn't ask to be turned into a hot, sexy myth. But he's not exactly complaining about it, either."It's so interesting to...
| July 30, 2010
A quarter-century after the debut of Less Than Zero , in what amounts to a self-referential epilogue, Ellis's spoiled children have grown into spoiled adults, and the magnets in their moral compasses rest askew.
Less than Less Than Zero
| July 30, 2010
Wes Anderson, Stephen King, John Hodgman, and JSF mourn Salinger; Bret Easton Ellis rejoices
We have to hand it to the Onion for writing the ultimate J.D. Salinger tribute; this truly is the final word on the subject. And...
| January 29, 2010
Review: The Informers
Were the '80s an era of comic nostalgia, as in Adventureland , or one of inane nihilism, as in Gregor Jordan's adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel?
| April 24, 2009
The Boston Phoenix has been covering the trends and events that shape our times since 1966. These selections, culled from our back files, were compiled by Ian Sands.
For the week of January 13
| October 27, 2008
The last resort of the true patriot is a fart joke.
Has the Right Wing hijacked raunch?
| July 27, 2007
Has gay cinema become a mere ghetto nowadays, of interest to its sexual demographic and no one else?
The edge has gone from the Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
| May 01, 2007
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