Oprah Winfrey is still making more money a year than you will in your whole life.
The New York-inspired music of Louie.
A celebration of David Fincher’s title sequence, plus a chat with the director.
From the Los Angeles Review of Books: the making of Werner Herzog’s Heart of Glass.
Waiting for the apocalypse, from the Romantics to Romney.
Michiko Kakutani reviews Zadie Smith’s NW.
Tyler Clementi’s parents leave Ridgewood church over views on homosexuality.
50 years of Viennale…a one-minute trailer by Chris Marker.
Five things to know about the Paralympics opening ceremony.
Gabby Douglas was bullied by fellow gymnasts in the red state of Virginia.
The final trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master:
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