In our morning reading: new writing from Chris L. Terry, news of a Deborah Eisenberg screenplay, and more.
Afternoon Bites: A Love Letter to Joan, Armistead Maupin Leaves, That One Guy Shot Himself, and more
Jessica Hopper wrote a love letter to Joan Didion for Rookie. Armistead Maupin is leaving San Francisco for Santa Fe, but not before he and his husband go to Burning Man this summer. We learned more than expected from this announcement, needless to say. Amelia Gray has a new story up at Vice. Remember that guy who went hitchhiking for a memoir and then got shot by an anonymous driver? Yeah, he made that up. Two strippers with somewhat uninspired […]
Every few years, I return to Steven Soderbergh’s Getting Away With It, a book that juxtaposes Soderbergh’s journals in the time just before he made Out of Sight with a series of conversations between Soderbergh and Richard Lester. (If Lester’s name doesn’t ring a bell, watch A Hard Day’s Night or The Knack…And How to Get It or, er, Superman 3, all of which he directed.)