James Curtis’ biography gives Keaton the loving, intelligent treatment he deserves, and acknowledges that he was perhaps the funniest man who ever worked in Hollywood.
Colin Fleming's fiction, nonfiction, and op-eds appear in Harper's, Rolling Stone, Slate, Salon, Commentary, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, ARTnews, The New Criterion, Sports Illustrated, The Atlantic, JazzTimes, and The Washington Post, among other venues. He's the author of The Anglerfish Comedy Troupe: Stories from the Abyss (Dzanc), and is a regular guest on NPR and many additional radio programs and podcasts. Find him on the web at colinfleminglit.com, or his blog about the day in, day out life of an artist, https://www.colinfleminglit.com/blog, or on Twitter at #colinfleminglit.
On what would have been the screen icon’s 100th birthday, Colin Fleming looks back on an artist that was so much more than Dorothy from ‘The Wizard of Oz.’
The writer and the president both suffered from depression. In this short story, the author imagines how their ghosts might get along, and how they cope.
The Mitchell brothers’ porn masterpiece, featuring the first mainstream “interracial” sex scene in adult cinema, turns 50 this year. And it’s a fascinating cultural artifact.
You’ve been warned.
Filmmaker Peter Jackson’s (“The Lord of the Rings”) nearly eight-hour Disney+ docuseries “The Beatles: Get Back” chronicles the final days of the greatest band ever.
In a new book showcasing his lyrics, McCartney provides a running commentary in conversation with the poet (and rocker) Paul Muldoon.
In 1963, Sam Cooke recorded the smoking “Live at the Harlem Square Club” at a North Miami Beach nightclub. Its intensity remains unmatched, and “Chain Gang” is the cherry on top.
In honor of its 40th anniversary, let’s take a look back at the Canadian slasher film—a favorite of Quentin Tarantino’s, and the movie you should really check out this V-Day.
In which Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer gets canceled.