inherent vice


Should Perishable Art Be Saved? | Conservation Lab

When art goes off script, those in charge of its survival have to follow.
Noémie Jennifer
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thomas Pynchon Might Have Published a New Novel About Community Colleges Under a Pseudonym

The theory sounds like a paranoid conspiracy straight from pages of 'The Crying of Lot 49,' but a new article in 'Harper's Magazine' tries to make the case.
VICE Staff

[Premiere] Paul Thomas Anderson Supercut Shows Sound Design Can Be Music, Too

The first film essay in Jacob T. Swinney's newest "directors" series focuses on the sound of 'Boogie Nights,' 'There Will Be Blood,' and 'Inherent Vice' director Paul Thomas Anderson.
Beckett Mufson

How an 'Inherent Vice' Pot Party Bus Dealt with Denver's Restrictive Public Weed Consumption Laws

While adult use of recreational marijuana may be legal in Denver, public consumption of it isn't. That means that any weed-related event that hints at being open to the public, like Paul Thomas Anderson's Hazy Bus Tour, is pretty much asking for...
Joel Warner

Paul Thomas Anderson on 'Inherent Vice,' Kubrick, and Hangovers

"I think it's good to think of the film as, like, that moment when you wake up in the morning and you've been drinking the night before."
Amelia Abraham

'Inherent Vice' Leaves Out the Book's Vintage Web Paranoia

Somewhere in the adapting, IV: The Film loses IV: The Book's slight-but-sly critique of ARPAnet, the progenitor of the internet.
Ben Richmond
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Catching Up with the Actress Formerly Known as Belladonna

Belladonna's fans have been wondering what she's been doing since leaving porn, and I'm sure they were shocked to see her pop up in <i>Inherent Vice</i>.
Chris Nieratko
My Favourite Book

Paul Thomas Anderson on Why He Made 'Inherent Vice'

&#34;Any time a new book of Pynchon&#39;s has come out—at least since I&#39;ve been around—it&#39;s like I hang the &#39;do not disturb&#39; sign on the door and don&#39;t come out until it&#39;s done.&#34;
Paul Thomas Anderson
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Director Paul Thomas Anderson Talks 'Inherent Vice'

Meredith Danluck sits down with the filmmaker to talk about his new surf noir, an adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's 2009 novel. He also shares an exclusive trailer.
VICE Staff

'Inherent Vice' and the Complicated Protagonists of Paul Thomas Anderson

Paul Thomas Anderson is not afraid to get weird. His latest effort happens to get weird in the sense that it seems to deliver a contact high as you're watching it.
Chris McEwen
Motherboard Blog

Of Course Paul Thomas Anderson Is Giving Thomas Pynchon the Tracking-Shot Treatment

There it is, all 470 feet worth of it.
Brian Anderson