My Year of Flops — Nathan Rabin

Let me admit biases up front: for the past few years, I’ve looked forward every Wednesday to Nathan Rabin’s regular column at the AV Club,“My Year of Flops,” where he reviews–and reappraises–some of the worst-received films of all time. I’m also a fan of Rabin’s other columns, “THEN! That’s What They Called Music!” and “Nashville or… Continue reading My Year of Flops — Nathan Rabin

New(ish) Memoirs from Nathan Rabin, Sloane Crosley, and James Ellroy

Nearly a  year after earning good reviews, Nathan Rabin’s memoir The Big Rewind is now available in paperback (the cover sports the claim that the book now includes “EVEN MORE BITING WIT AND UNWISE CANDOR”). Rabin, if you don’t know, is the head writer for the AV Club, a website I am hopelessly addicted to;… Continue reading New(ish) Memoirs from Nathan Rabin, Sloane Crosley, and James Ellroy

Violent J Holds Forth: Highlights from AV Club’s ICP Interview

If you don’t have time to read Nathan Rabin’s epic interview with Violent J of Insane Clown Posse, we offer some highlights– On the inspiration and rationale behind their revisionist Western, Big Money Rustlas: “You know, just for the fuck of it all.” On keeping one’s cards close to one’s breast: “I don’t want to… Continue reading Violent J Holds Forth: Highlights from AV Club’s ICP Interview

Reviews

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