Tony Kaye was one of the biggest commercial directors of his time. Then he directed American History X and, by his own admission, completely lost his mind.
Arts & Culture
Thursday, October 7
Four years after a disastrous MTV performance had led him to avoid the public, Rose was back on stage.
Wednesday, October 6
A one fire, one goat, many cooks experiment.
Tuesday, October 5
Eleven books into his planned thirteen book The Wheel of Time cycle, the most popular fantasy series since Lord of the Rings, Robert Jordan saw death on his own horizon and planned accordingly. A 31-year-old former Mormon missionary inherited his universe.
Monday, October 4
Why did a veteran BBC on-air personality confess on camera to a mercy killing he did not commit?
Wednesday, September 29
Foreign policy as architecture; how embassies went from lavish social hubs to reinforced strongholds.
In this profile of the band, William Burroughs is interested in two things: big-time rock shows and random conversational tangents.
Tuesday, September 28
The world’s most renowned chef, Ferran Adrià, says that the only way he can push forward the art form of cooking is to close his own restaurant.
Monday, September 27
A mid-boom critique of New York City’s high-priced, mostly glass condo buildings.
Friday, September 24
This isn’t truck-on-truck violence. It’s the taxpaying owners of brick-and-mortar restaurants—along with a host of other powerful District players—who are waging the attack.
Thursday, September 23
Behind the scenes with Kenny Powers, on set filming the 2nd run of Eastbound & Down, probably the only American TV series that would set an entire season in Mexico.
A profile of Sorkin, who wrote The Social Network. “I don’t feel like a nerd,” he says, “but I think I understand them.”