Fashion Victim: The Modernization of Farce in Robert Altman’s Ready to Wear

Robert Altman has had his share of underrated and misunderstood films (A Prairie Home Companion had to be given some respect, however, considering it was his last movie). Ready to Wear a.k.a. Prêt-à-Porter is one of those distinctly Altman movies where you’re either in on the joke or you’re on …

Are Countries With Shitty Internet Access Secretly Happier?

When considering the countries with the highest quality of internet–specifically the United States–it makes one wonder if the territories without quick and easy access are somewhat more contented. Of course, less westernized nations like, say, Kazakhstan (which Borat obviously put on the map) are not exactly setting a barometer for …