Whitney Mallett

Books

Legendary Poet Eileen Myles’s New Book Is 'a Dog Memoir'

'Afterglow' is a book about dogs, narrated in part by Myles's dead pitbull, Rosie.
Whitney Mallett
9.12.17
The Restless Youth Issue

California Anti-Fascists Want Racists and the Trump Administration to Be Afraid

The state has a long history of anarchist organizing dating back to the turn of the 20th century.
Whitney Mallett
5.9.17
Film

​'The Lure' Is a Gorgeous Documentary About a Search for Literal Buried Treasure

We talked to the director of 'The Lure,' which follows an eccentric old millionaire and the treasure hunters looking for his buried loot in the Rocky Mountains.
Whitney Mallett
11.22.16
black mirror

Charlie Brooker Says the New Season of 'Black Mirror' Is All About Gaming

We caught up with the 'Black Mirror' creator to talk about the gamification of the show, and of the world.
Whitney Mallett
11.3.16
Photo

An Interview with Andres Serrano, the Photographer Who Aestheticizes Violence

We caught up with the ever-provocative artist Andres Serrano to talk about his intense new exhibition, power, and stating the obvious.
Whitney Mallett
7.5.16
Film

The Strange, Sad Story of Laz Rojas, the 'One-Man Movie Studio'

Laz Rojas' self-shot acting reel—in which the filmmaker portrays over 100 characters—didn't get him cast, but it turned him into a cult favorite of the 1990s.
Whitney Mallett
5.27.16
Film

Inside the World of Meth Addicts and Militias in Rural Louisiana

From pregnant strippers shooting up to militiamen wading through swampy waters, Roberto Minervini's documentary 'The Other Side' takes an intimate look at those living on the fringes of American society.
Whitney Mallett
4.7.16
Stuff

Cult Art Legend Tabboo! Talks About the New York Drag Scene of Yesteryear

We caught up with painter and famed drag performer Tabboo!, whose work appears this weekend at the Outsider Art Fair.
Whitney Mallett
1.22.16
Film

Maggie Lee's 'Mommy' Is a Devastating, Nuanced Documentary About Losing Your Parents

<i>Mommy</i> chronicles a return to Lee's childhood home in New Jersey in the wake of her mother's unexpected death. It's a collage of home videos, grief, cell phone videos, suburban memories, Kumon classes, stuffed animals, and GeoCities aesthetics.
Whitney Mallett
12.19.15
Film

Inside the Film School for Women and Children in War-Torn Afghanistan

George Gittoes's new documentary, 'Snow Monkey,' is like 'The Act of Killing' meets 'The Wolfpack' meets 'Lawrence of Arabia'—with the Taliban and ISIS thrown in.
Whitney Mallett
11.12.15
Film

Spectacle Is Crowdfunding Its Next Ten Years of Bizarro Cinema in Brooklyn

The independent theater would like your help to keep screening the genre, art-house, and experimental films you can't find anywhere else.
Whitney Mallett
10.29.15
Film

Nathan Silver's New Film 'Stinking Heaven' Reeks of Cynicism and Kombucha

<i>Stinking Heaven</i> is the sardonic new comedy about recovering addicts who reside in a chaotic self-run sober-living home that sells kombucha out of a van.
Whitney Mallett
1.26.15
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