An Oscar-Nominated Director Gets Real About How Women Are Treated in Hollywood
The following is cross-posted from Lexi Alexander’s blog with permission from the author.
Editor’s Note: The post below is very important. This is a woman director standing up for herself and other women directors. She does this at great peril, but it is so important that women directors…
A very thoughtful write-up of the state of women directors (yes, we still have to make the distinction bc there is still unfortunately a distinction).
A Land Without Guns: How Japan Has Virtually Eliminated Shooting Deaths
The side effects of the chemo wouldn’t kick in for at least a week, so she spent her days with Delia powering through a TV pilot they were writing for Scott Rudin… Because of my mother’s tremendous sense of will and a modest dose of steroids, the script was finished before the chemo was.
because 20 kids didn’t deserve to die today.
Christopher Hitchens, 1949-2011: The greatest magazine stories he ever wrote
fuck the second amendment.
fuuuuuuuuck. i shoulda known with all the Hitch postings on my dash yesterday that he had died. RIP Christopher Hitchens. i often did not share your views but was always damn glad you were there to write or speak about them because they were always articulate and well-argued.
Rudin v. Denby: 'Dragon Tattoo' Producer Replies To Critic's Upcoming New Yorker Review Embargo Break
this squabble seems like good (read: free) publicity for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The New Yorker — win-win all around. well played, sirs, well played.
The Other 99 | seems like shit's gonna get real later today @OWS
i mean if this were real, Scott Rudin would probably be all Les Grossman in David Denby’s face. besides, who ‘leaked’ this email correspondence anyway?
Steve Jobs resigns as CEO of Apple
3pm est…nm, shit just got real.
and AAPL’s already down 5% after hrs. FFFFFUUUUUU—