You Need to Watch 'Lodge 49,' the Weirdest Show on Television
We spoke to the series creator, Jim Gavin, ahead of its August 6 premiere on AMC—about his secret society of slackers, plumbing, debt, fraternal lodges, SoCal, and conspiracies.
The Goons and Gloom of Colin Barrett's Small-Town Ireland
We had pints with the debut author to discuss his celebrated new book of stories, 'Young Skins.'
My Favourite Book
Paul Thomas Anderson on Why He Made 'Inherent Vice'
"Any time a new book of Pynchon's has come out—at least since I've been around—it's like I hang the 'do not disturb' sign on the door and don't come out until it's done."
Paul Thomas Anderson
Thomas Pynchon and the Myth of the Reclusive Author
Pynchon's cameo in the upcoming movie version of <i>Inherent Vice</i> will represent the first time the author has appeared in public in decades, but it's not as if the man is some kind of ghost.
Thomas Pynchon Is Going Digital
Will you read Gravity's Rainbow now that it's an e-book? Probably not.