July, 2004

  • July 9, 2004 • Culture Dept. • Views: 279

    Idle Worship

    Flogging the pantomime horse he rode in on, founding Monty Python member Eric Idle continues down the path of avarice that he most recently descended in “Eric Idle Exploits Monty Python” (his stage revue of the Python musical...

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  • July 7, 2004 • Culture Dept. • Views: 150

    The Horror

    Method-man Marlon Brando once remarked, “I don’t want to spread the peanut butter of my personality on the moldy bread of the commercial press.” Following his death from lung failure at age 80 last week, Brando has been...

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  • July 6, 2004 • Culture Dept. • Views: 164

    Live Long and Fester

    Boldly going where no man should ever go again, producers of UPN’s Star Trek:Enterprise are beaming up William Shatner to reprise his role as Capt. James T. Kirk in an apparent effort to aggravate their writing staff. The challenge...

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  • July 5, 2004 • Culture Dept. • Views: 164

    Toga Party

    Groping for the golden fleece woven by My Big Fat Greek Wedding and the Cohen Brother’s recent redux of Homer’s Odyssey, Irish auteur and “chix with dicks” avatar Neil Jordan (think: the Crying Game) has also gone...

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  • July 5, 2004 • Blog, Culture Dept. • Views: 185

    Shot Heard Around the World

    Variety reports that Oscar-winning filmmakers Brian Grazer and Ron Howard’s Imagine Entertainment will make a feature documentary on the cultural impact of the 1972 theatrically released porn film Deep Throat. Beyond exploring the...

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