Ugh. One of my favorite bands has called it quits.
SXSW finally has a lineup.
Richard Brody reviews Chameleon Street and ponders what happened to its maker, Wendell B. Harris Jr.
Yawn. Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris will open the Cannes Film Festival.
Matt Zoller Seitz bemoans the sad decline of Human Target.
According to Manohla Dargis, Sundance is as urgent as ever.
Karina Longwoth on the state of the art house.
Charles Taylor knows movies, but he also knows music and books. For The Nation: a little ballad on John Lennon and J.D. Salinger.
Bill O’Reilly is a tidal bore.
Zach Wahls, a 19-year-old University of Iowa student spoke about the strength of his family during a public forum on House Joint Resolution 6 in the Iowa House of Representatives. Wahls has two mothers, and came to oppose House Joint Resolution 6 which would end civil unions in Iowa (his eloquence, alas, didn’t fully work on those intended):
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