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
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
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
Though the Drag Race will crown its Season 12 champion in a Zoomed finale tomorrow night, the real winner, in my heart, will be Jackie Cox. The self-professed Persian Princess of Drag, Cox didn't just bring fabulous looks to the runway every week and assassinate her lip sync competition -- she unapologetically, thoughtfully brought her culture … Continue reading Stars, Stripes, and “Salaam, RuPaul Joon!”: A Niche Interview with Jackie Cox
The Niche: Leo! First of all, let me just say I know it's a crazy time right now what with COVID-19 and all, so I really appreciate you taking the time to chat. Leo Tolstoy: Da, da. Talkink to you is nice break from sittink in study and smokink pipe vhile vife vatch over eight … Continue reading A Zoom Interview with Leo Tolstoy About Count Vronsky’s Dick Game
In a dream you saw a way to give birth to a premature baby on an airplane, and after a harrowing, hours-long labour, during which it looked at many times like the baby might not survive, you finally named the healthy newborn Ronan Farrow, and you were full of joy. In a dream you saw … Continue reading That One Jenny Holzer Truism About Dreams But It’s Now About My Own Weird Quarantine Dreams