Posted by Jon Reiss Director Gregg Araki is best known for his 1995 film The Doom Generation. Upon release, The Doom Generation quickly developed a strong cult following, and hoisted up Rose McGowan as a sex symbol for the dark alterna-teen set. Meanwhile, mainstream critics panned the film as nothing more than a cheesy riff on Larry Clark’s Kids, with insufferable dialogue and poor performances.
Midwestern books of the Americanas. (Via) Dueling Deb Olin Unferth interviews at The Rumpus and HTMLGIANT. Céline: Great writer, total scumbag. The Awl takes a look at how the Egyptian revolution could die. Hillary isn’t taking sides. Director Gregg Araki is interviewed.