With 1,079 pages, 543,709 words, and innumerable readers who give up on the tenth page out of sheer confusion, Infinite Jest is an unlikely candidate for a screen adaptation. But Mike Schur (of The Office, The Good Place, and Parks and Rec fame) holds the rights, and he intends to use them. Finally, we will … Continue reading Dreamcasting Infinite Jest
(If you enjoy reading this and have some change to spare, consider donating to India’s ongoing Covid-19 crisis. A curated list of fundraisers can be found here, and another list spotlighting small grassroots organizations doing good work can be found here.) -Ed. note: Transcript has been (lightly!) edited for clarity. INTRODUCTION TO TMWBIP3 Millie: [plays … Continue reading Tobias Menzies Will Be In Paddington 3
This article contains homophobic slurs and references to suicide. ¡Hola Papi! was an accident. “It had to be an accident,” says John Paul Brammer, “or I would have taken it too seriously and bunged it up.” When Brammer launched the advice column in 2017 for Into, Grindr’s editorial venture, he wasn’t planning on a phenomenon. … Continue reading How to Find A Rabbit: A Niche Interview With John Paul Brammer, the Author of ¡Hola Papi!
A thousand lifetimes ago, back in September, Rolling Stone released an updated version of its list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. Reactions rolled in, mostly in the vein of "huh?" and "mm, I don't know" and "no, 'Fine Line' is not better than 'Funeral.'" Among all this #discourse, I tweeted out something … Continue reading The Top 50 Greatest Gay Pining Albums of All Time, As Voted by You, Our Readers
*they're driving in a car together* cooper: *puts on smooth jazz* tony: *puts on con te partiro* cooper: *puts on smooth jazz* tony: *puts on con te partiro* cooper: *puts on smooth jazz* tony: *puts on con te partiro* *in the pine barrens* cooper: mr. soprano, what kind of fantastic trees have you got growing … Continue reading What if Dale Cooper Were the FBI agent investigating Tony Soprano? What Then?
I've set the header image on this post to Thomas the Tank Engine, as he is the most culturally iconic Thomas I can presently think of. Let's roll. 8. Andrew Peyton Thomas Andrew Peyton Thomas is not even a true Peyton Thomas, but when you search "peyton thomas author" on Google, he pops up quite … Continue reading Peyton Thomases, Ranked
It’s October 2020, which means that it’s been a full decade. At this very moment, ten years ago, the whole world was watching Jesse Eisenberg and Andrew Garfield. The two young actors were starring in a story that transfixed a generation. How much of it was true? How much of it was fiction? It hardly … Continue reading The Agony and the Ecstasy of the Social Network Press Tour
If you’re like us and have recently spent a lot of time regressing to childhood to escape the panic, stress, and uncertainty that come with living through a global pandemic, shift towards fascism, economic disaster, continued anti-Black racism, and police brutality, then WOW, were you probably excited about the new Netflix adaptation of The Baby-Sitters … Continue reading All 131 Baby-Sitters Club Book Covers Ranked By Gayness
My taste in men has been formed by men who have played, will play, or could play Motel the Tailor in Fiddler on the Roof. Motel the Tailor is a type. Leonard Frey (the 1971 movie) and Adam Kantor (the most recent Broadway revival) are certainly Motel the Tailors, but you don’t need to have … Continue reading A Love Letter to Motel the Tailor, the M in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF’s FMK
The 100 Baby Challenge involves conceiving a hundred Sim children by a hundred different Sim parents and then raising said Sim kids from birth to young adulthood. It is extraordinarily difficult and, in most cases, extremely time-consuming. Kelsey Impicciche's playthrough, segmented into 58 parts and counting, has brought in untold millions in ad revenue for … Continue reading Ten Expert Tips For Conquering the 100 Baby Challenge, the Dark Souls of The Sims