The City Concealed: Dead and Buried

WNET Channel 13, our local PBS affiliate, recently launched a blog/online video series/vlog, “The City Concealed,” in which they send film crews and producers into New York’s hidden nooks and crannies. (They also take requests for where to go next;...

Call Me Barack

I know the election is over and we’re supposed to be getting back to history as usual, but there’s no way we’re not blogging this. Yglesias thought what set him apart was his comic book collecting, and I’ll agree that’s cool. (But Spidey?...

Adaptations ahoy!

Yglesias laments the recent announcement of a new Moby-Dick film adaptation — directed by the guy with the unspellable last name who just directed Wanted, written by a team that has only teen comedies to their credit (including the Olsen twins vehicle New York...