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Working a Hotel Front Desk Is Like ‘The Hangover’ Meets ‘The Shining’

“We never did find the other end of the dildo—although I have my suspicions about where it ended up.”
Jesse Donaldson
3.16.18
Stuff

How Stephen King Made Pop Culture Weird

The prolific author, who just turned 69, is responsible for making your movies and TV shows eerie and your books bizarre.
Lincoln Michel
9.28.16
Art

NYU’s Spring Showcase Takes on the Future of Interactive Tech Art

We take a tour of the most ingenious and interactive installations at ITP.
Andrew Nunes
5.26.16
Film

What It Was Like to Be Stanley Kubrick's Assistant for Three Decades

In a new memoir, the director's longtime assistant sheds light on Kubrick's famously controlled sets and offers a unique portrait of one of the 20th century's most famous filmmakers.
Rod Bastanmehr
5.15.16
Wendy Carlos

We Got Switched On With Wendy Carlos, the Godmother of Electronic Music

In 1968, Wendy Carlos brought electronic sounds into the mainstream.
Natasha MacDonald-Dupuis
8.11.15
Art

Get Inside ‘The Shining’ with This Algorithmic Text Generator

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Annie Armstrong
7.10.15
Film

What Happens When Wes Anderson Meets 'The Shining'?

Welcome to 'The Grand Overlook Hotel.'
Pierre Berthelot Kleck
6.1.15
Film

An Animator Is Making Rotoscope GIFs of Famous Cinematic Moments

Alex Belancourt transforms scenes from 'The Shining,' 'Blazing Saddles,' and more into brilliant 2D animations.
Beckett Mufson
1.1.15
Music

The Band Interpol Has Been Stuck on a Tour Bus for Almost Two Days

Interpol, one of the greatest bands of the last ten years, have been stuck on their tour bus in the middle of an apocalyptic snowstorm.
Dave Schilling
11.21.14
Film

Supercut Reveals Kubrick's Love of Red

Rishi Kaneria's short film 'Red: A Kubrick Supercut' shows how often the legendary filmmaker relied upon the color red in his iconic shots.
Beckett Mufson
11.19.14
Film

We Spoke to a Psychologist About Hollywood's Depictions of Mental Illness

We spoke with psychologist and film buff Danny Wedding to find out.
Jules Suzdaltsev
10.22.14
A Few Impressions

James Franco on Stephen King, J. J. Abrams, and Being a 'Pop Culture Hog'

"I’ve been accused of being ubiquitous, of occupying too much cultural ground."
James Franco
10.10.14
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