I saw this story, and so far I’m not excited. Of course, Inherent Vice could make a good movie. But I’m not excited about Paul Thomas Anderson directing that movie (which could easily be just a rumor, of course, and … Continue reading
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I just re-read The Crying of Lot 49, which I hadn’t picked up in a decade or two, and it was interesting (and quite enjoyable). It was interesting to see Pynchon writing about the 1960s before “the Sixties” really happened … Continue reading
One thing got left out of my last post (“Inherent Vineland”) because I couldn’t figure out exactly how to express it. I was trying to explain the objective reason that things like the Godzilla footprint in Vineland are less valid … Continue reading
I just finished re-reading Vineland, and it is true (as I reported before) that I remembered its flaws much more clearly than its positive aspects. In the New York Times, Michiko Kakutani said that Inherent Vice was “a workmanlike improvisation … Continue reading
My new blog about Inherent Vice us up. It’s located here: www.u-town.com/iv.
Tori Amos performed solo on her early tours, just her and her piano, with occasional assistance from Steve Caton on guitar. I never saw her during those years, but I have watched the Live from New York video many times. … Continue reading