Posts Tagged: Wes Anderson

The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Peter Mishler

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Peter Mishler discusses his debut collection, Fludde, the effect of ritual on poems, and childhood psychology.

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The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #92: Bud Smith

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It’s hard to say when I first became aware of Bud Smith’s writing. I’m sure it was online; his work is fairly ubiquitous here—an essay here, a poem there, a short story someplace else. He’s got a few books under his belt to boot, the stellar F-250 and Calm Face, as well as the most […]

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This Week in Short Fiction: Thus Were Their Faces by Silvina Ocampo

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Probably more than anything else, sheer curiosity propels readers through [Silvina Ocampo’s] stories.

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Wes Anderson’s Train Love

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In Wes Anderson’s latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel, train travel proves to be a difficult feat for the character Zero (Tony Revolori). Despite Zero’s train travel plight, Anderson himself enjoys a good train ride (the joy of such playing a prominent role in The Darjeeling Limited) and says of this form of travel, “It’s a calm, friendly, […]

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Corduroy for Fops and Fly Girls

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Today, 11/11, is Corduroy Appreciation Day. In honor of this wonderfully waled fabric, the Corduroy Appreciation Club is holding a Grand Meeting at the Old American Can Factory with keynote speaker author Sloane Crosley. I’m not sure whether corduroy gentleman Wes Anderson will be in attendance. But he and fellow filmmaker Noah Baumbach were in […]

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Notable New York, This Week 11/9 – 11/15

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This week in New York Ben Marcus and Rivka Galchen at Harper’s Magazine’s The Family Table, Wes Anderson and Noah Baumbach talk, Mary Gaitskill, John Turturro, and Eric Bogosian at PEN benefit, Frederick Wiseman’s documentary La Danse, Jeff Lewis and the Wowz! at Cakeshop, The Internet as Playground and Factory conference with n+1 magazine, Performa […]

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Morning Coffee

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Scientists capture giant squid in the Gulf of Mexico! (via MeFi.) Nicholas Gurewitz (of the completely brilliant Perry Bible Fellowship) has created a soundtrack to the fake Wes Anderson movie The Cloud Photographers. I kind of love the Yes Men. Hamthechimp considers biker gang logos. Breaking News: San Francisco Mission District crime of the 1890s.

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Best Love Scene, Ever?

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So, like, what’s your favorite love scene from the movies? I would like to know yours. Mine is this motel seduction sequence from Bottle Rocket. I believe that part of its imperfect perfection lies in the choice of music, “Alone Again Or,” by Love, with its mariachi horns absurdly invoking the allure of Inez. The […]

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