Nocturama: The Breakfast Club With Terrorismo

With his second feature in 2001, The Pornographer, Bertrand Bonello established himself firmly as a writer-director willing to address the hard-hitting subjects. By 2014, with Saint Laurent, Bonello’s distinct style and place in the New French Extremity movement was indisputable. The jarring, unapologetically blasé-about-human-emotions (or lack thereof in the millennial …

Altamont versus Fyre Festival: Two Music History Catastrophes That Show How Flaccid the Millennial Generation Is

It’s easy to be a self-hating millennial. Shit, it’s easy to be a self-hating anything. That is, if you have any appropriate sense of shame. But, as we’ve all seen over the past decade or so, millennials are not about self-hatred so much as self-oblivion and a heavy reliance on …

Are You A Writer? [Insert Gag Noise Here]

For most “writers,” being asked the question, “Are you a writer?” is not an emotional experience that results in a five second existential crisis. Most people are completely comfortable with proclaiming that, in spite of never having been published and being a relative (or, rather, total) unknown, that, yes, they …