Because I want everyone to witness my youth. Why?Isn’t it gorgeous? Who’s gorgeous? Not like that. No, I just mean, that it’s in bloom. That’s what you’re all about, right? The showing of raw fruit, correct? Whether that’s in videos or on spring break, whatever, the amplifying of youth, the editing and volume magnifying what … Continue reading The Bullet Is Still Inside (YOU DO IT TO YOURSELF) – …This is Where the Lattice Comes In…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW4OE1egbHs Tom Hanks stars in this adaptation of one of my favorite contemporary / intelligently countercultural writers work - Dave Eggers - based on the novel of the same name 'A Hologram for the King' (which I haven't read). Hanks stars in another adaptation of Eggers' as well, 'The Circle' (2017) based on the novel … Continue reading A Hologram for the King (2016) – A Dave Eggers Novel to Film Adaptation that is Watchable but Makes One Mostly Curious About How Much Was Lost in Translation
It Has to End Now: The Millions Interviews Dave Eggers THE MILLIONS INTERVIEWRachel Krantz September 20, 2021 | 3 books mentioned 7 min read Related Books: Dave Eggers’s newest book, The Every, is about a near-future mega-monopoly clearly based on Amazon, Facebook, and Google. It’s his follow-up to The Circle, and follows a different protagonist, Delaney, who seeks to destroy the … Continue reading It Has to End Now: The Millions Interviews Dave Eggers – On His New Book ‘THE EVERY’ About Destroying an Amazon-Style World-Monopoly Company From One of My Favorite Authors – REBLOG
I remember visiting the anarchist collective house where my sister stayed for a time, here in the gateway to the west. St. Louis's BOLOZONE as they called it then. A humming hive of activity and playful daring, with a homemade guitar-pedal lab in the basement as a way to meet-ends, and a milk crate of … Continue reading ANY FOOL CAN DIE! – Sing to Me of the Melodic Frequencies With Which Your Monarch Wings Flutter in the Sullen Winds of DIVINE BOREDOM! Quietly Into the Night? Nay– How Do You Glide Into the WHITE LIGHT!?
READ THE STORY: Charlie Kaufman’s Defense of Film The screenwriter’s novel “Antkind” takes aim at the worst kind of critic. Charlie Kaufman is the infamous mad scientist screenwriter of such films as 'Adaptation', 'Being John Malkovich' and 'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind'. He also wrote a novel, 'Antkind' about film critics. I haven't read … Continue reading Charlie Kaufman vs Critics / Believers vs. Snarks
Shout out to my homeboy Dave Eggers, author of the hit memoir 'A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius' who turned around and put all his prize winnings from making it into literary ventures (The Believer Magazine) and writing programs for underprivileged kids (Project 826). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8hcA9j_YdU