Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually assaulted by the cops they hoped to emulate.
Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch.
A Friend of Unfair Park asks this morning if we've gotten our hands on the Dallas Stars bankruptcy docs, which were filed, as expected, in a Delaware court at the end of the day yesterday. Why, as a matter of fact: On the other side you'll find a Tom Wolfe novel's worth of legalese, including, fo ... More >>
If only grandma's apple preserves came bathed in moonshineUnless your grandpa is fermenting batches of white lightning in his backyard, you're going to be hard pressed to find authentic moonshine in this neck of the woods. The moonshining, bootlegging culture of Appalachia and the South has ... More >>
Bob Shacochis on the cover of the Mayborn's mag There’s an awful lot of pressure on this year’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Writers Conference of the Southwest. After all, the ruckus Nan Talese caused at last year’s conference, when she unleashed her double-barreled comments about Oprah Winfre ... More >>
Robert M. Edsel Robert Edsel sent us a nice note over the weekend, after we posted this item concerning his donating to the National Archives two albums of photographs documenting the art looted by the Nazis in France during World War II. At the end, he wrote, "They'll be more news this week. Stay t ... More >>
With The Women, CTD tests the Clare-voyance of a 1930s single-sex comedy
In Madagascar, the wild things romp, then roam
Two phases of John Alexander's work show what happens when an expressionist loses the fire
Even in death, Terry Southern remains larger than life
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
A decade ago, the American Psycho author was vilified. Now, he could launch a franchise.
Or: How the Internet could kill the album
Exclusive: A never-before-published interview with Stanley Kubrick
Dallas-raised Terry Southern wrote Easy Rider, hung with the Beatles, and influenced a generation. But he died penniless, and now his son must pay off Terry's debts--and restore his father's legacy.
Romeo & Juliet and Looking for Richard leave audiences Bard silly
Al Pacino's latest star vehicle flirts with greatness, then succumbs to triteness