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Jul 25, 2023

Atomic Angst ‘Oppenheimers’ old wounds

Nearly two decades ago, I somehow convinced my filmmaking pal, Abe Levy, to accompany me on a drive across the American Southwest, through the endless ribbon of mirages known as Interstate 40 until we reached the White Sands Missile Base in Socorro, N.M. This was not our final destination, but...
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Oct 26, 2022

Vamp Champ

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Oct 18, 2022

Pan Solo: Life-sized ‘Star Wars’ bread art

Sure, too many baked goods could make you look like Jabba the Hutt, but has it never occurred to...
Oct 12, 2022

Mustache: Should I shave or should I grow

The prevalence of unironic mustaches is growing. By “unironic,” I mean mustaches grown in earnest without self-conscious consideration, self-parody,...
Oct 5, 2022

Banned Books Week

Censorship Sucks Despite all of the press releases, despite all the bookstore banners and despite the groundswell of media attention,...
Aug 24, 2022

The Dangers of Monetizing Creativity

When you’re a broke-ass-art-person, there are about a million podcasts and blogs and online courses encouraging you to create...
Jul 27, 2022

Notes from the Set of (Not) a Werewolf Film

When news editor Will Carruthers offhandedly suggested I write a dispatch from the set, he had no idea I...
Jul 20, 2022

Fifty-Fifty: The Odds of Aging

There are many milestones when it comes to aging. 16 (driving), 18 (adultishness), 25 (first million, right?), 30 (wait,...
Photo by Ante Hamersmit STORAGE WARS Put your head in a box.
Jul 6, 2022

Burn This: Archival survival

I went to my safe deposit box in search of a backup hard drive that contained material I needed...
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