Posts Tagged: Bill Murray

The Rumpus Review of Ghostbusters

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An agenda can only exist when there is a contingent opposing it. We only push for representation when so many hours and characters of wrath are poured into keeping us out.

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The Last Book I Loved: Abbott Awaits

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Summer works like this. Every day small moments cycle like waves within tides, eroding our opportunities on a geological scale invisible from our point of immersion.

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Holiday Specials from Murray and Carey

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The season of holiday specials is upon us, and Stereogum reported on two that cover just about the entirety of what a person could want from a festive made-for-TV movie. Bill Murray is enlisting an all-star cast for his version of the Christmas flick, A Very Murray Christmas, including the French band Phoenix, with whom […]

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Sound Takes: Live at the London Palladium | Rumpus Music

Sound Takes: Live at the London Palladium

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Love it or hate it, if you listen to Live at the London Palladium, you’re going to get intimate with Marvin Gaye.

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This Week in Short Fiction

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Remember Elizabeth Strout’s 2008 Pulitzer-prize winning novel in stories Olive Kitteridge? What if Olive could come to life in a film adaptation? Man. In a perfect world, probably Frances McDormand would play Olive, right? In fact, maybe we could just give McDormand creative control of the whole project, yeah? Probably if that happened, McDormand would […]

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Bill Murray and Me

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Always first aware not of the naked feeling itself but of the best way to phrase the feeling so as to avoid verbal repetition, you come to think of emotions as belonging to other people, being the world’s happy property and not yours—not really yours except by way of disingenuous circumlocution. Hence my iron grip […]

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“Baby Steps, Baby Steps”

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Following up on the Reddit Ask Me Anything conversation with Bill Murray, Nathan Rabin at The Dissolve has written a comical and respectable introspective on the tenure of the actor’s career. Murray lent his presence to a different kind of sports comedy in Space Jam playing a family-friendly version of himself opposite the vast, comedy-killing […]

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Bill Murray: Actor, Comedian, and…Poetry Reader?

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Open Culture has not one, not two, but three separate videos of Bill Murray performing at a poetry reading. The poems he’s chosen are “Forgetfulness” by Billy Collins, “What We Miss” by Sarah Manguso, and “Brush Up Your Shakespeare” by Cole Porter (technically a song, but same deal). Check it out—it’s no less cool for […]

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