American Psycho

    • 1.10.19

      How Happy Pop Music Makes a Sad Film Even Sadder

      'State Like Sleep' is a new movie that demonstrates how pop music deceptively underscores the most devastating moments in film and TV.

    • 10.28.16

      Patrick Bateman and the Poisoned Toffee Apple

      Welcome back to Stranger Than Flicktion, our Flickr-inspired fiction column. In this special Halloween edition, we hear an American Psycho-inspired tale of cam girls, cats, and candy apples.

    • 12.30.14

      We're All a Depressing Part of "Generation Wuss"

      I called Bret at his house in LA last week. We talked passionately about his frustration with what he's dubbed "Generation Wuss"—you, me, and everyone else who's young, is hyper-sensitive, and has grown up with the internet.

    • 11.3.14

      A Wall Street Banker Went on a Sex-Crazed Killing Spree in Hong Kong

      Rurik Jutting, a Cambridge graduate wh​o worked for Bank of A​merica Merrill Lynch, is accused of murdering Jesse Lorena and Sumarti Ningsih, who are being identified as prostitutes from Southeast Asia.

    • 8.8.13

      Scott Disick: American Psycho

      We first encountered Scott Disick in 2007, four minutes into the series premiere of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, a show about sunglasses, insincerity, and women exiting sport-utility vehicles. In the vacuum-sealed, deliberately enunciated...

    • 8.7.13

      Bret Easton Ellis Reviews Your Novel, Part One - 'Regard' by Pablo D'Stair

      The new movie The Canyons, written by Bret Easton Ellis, was partially funded through Kickstarter. By way of thanks, Ellis will be reviewing a select few of the donors' novels. Here we have the first of those reviews, of Pablo D'Stair's

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    • 6.4.13

      ‘American Psycho’: Ten Years Later/Twenty Years Later

      'American Psycho' is (at least for now) the pinnacle of Bret Easton Ellis's art: the dark-hearted swansong of an era that sums up its subject matter with a perfect balance of breadth and incisiveness. Gross satire delivered with a hyperrealistic...

    • 6.8.12

      Books People Wrote Because They Were Pissed About Writing

      Some of your favorite books were written while its author was filled with rage.

    • 5.2.10

      Bret Easton Ellis

      Over the course of six novels and one book of short stories, Bret Easton Ellis has put together one of the most entertaining, fascinating, and fucked-up bodies of work in contemporary literature.