dave eggers

Film

'The Circle' Is a Thriller About the Total Loss of Privacy

In a world of constant internet surveillance, what could go wrong?
J. W. McCormack
5.2.17
Film

'Steve Jobs' Is the Thrilling, Sacrilegious, and Frightening Biopic We Never Needed

The new biopic by Danny Boyle and Aaron Sorkin comes on the heels of a searing documentary and a mawkish Ashton Kutcher vehicle. Can anybody get Steve Jobs right?
Arthur Holland Michel
10.9.15
Music

Boots Riley on the State of Oakland, the Power of the Working Class, and His New Screenplay

McSweeney's recently released the Coup frontman's screenplay, 'Sorry to Bother You'—a dark comedy that Riley will apparently be shooting with Patton Oswalt and David Cross soon.
Joseph Bien-Kahn
1.13.15
Stuff

Everyone Is a Plagiarist

In the face of all the recent discussion about plagiarism, I’ve been constantly thinking about inspiration, where anything comes from. It’s hard not to feel constantly affected by everything that surrounds us. After driving through Atlanta traffic, for...
Blake Butler
10.11.13
the vice reader

Now That Dave Eggers Has Been Accused of Plagiarism, We Finally Have Something in Common

Authors accusing and being accused of plagiarism is nothing new, and to the world outside of publishing, it’s a minor scandal. There’s nothing Miley about a white nerd calling out another white nerd.
Shane Jones
10.8.13
Stuff

One Hundred Literary Rumors

I don’t know what you’ve heard, but I’ve heard a lot of shit. People whispering in hallways and Gmail chatting about all kinds of dark secrets. People up in parties with their coats and hair all looking nice and their mouths just full of you wouldn’t...
Blake Butler
4.1.13