• December 8, 2005 • Blog, Culture Dept. • Views: 282

    If you want my Baudelaire and you think I’m sexy

    Years ago, in Hollywood, Carpe and I were broke and considering any and all means of making dough: donating our precious bodily fluids, selling my immortal soul on eBay (Carpe’s was already wrapped up in a botched development deal),...

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  • November 19, 2005 • Blog • Views: 184

    Deaf and Horny

    In this episode of the Daedalus Howell Show, wine seller Jarred Pearce explains how he discovered how horny deaf people are when he was employed as a telephone translator for the hearing impaired. Recorded during an impromptu tasting at...

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  • July 5, 2004 • Blog, Culture Dept. • Views: 186

    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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  • May 24, 2001 • Blog, Culture Dept. • Views: 156

    A Petaluma Boy Goes to Hollywood

    CUT! Goddamn tourist trams. It’s a hazard of the neighborhood we’re shooting in, a tony faux burg that affords the beau ideal of establishing shots–a nice wide angle of the Leave It to Beaver house. That monolith of...

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  • February 19, 1998 • Blog, Interviews • Views: 1250

    Brenda Starr

    “I’m a half-assed celebrity — everyone knows Brenda Starr but nobody knows me,” laughs cartoonist Dale Messick. “I still get fan letters after all these years — five or 10 a week. They all want a sketch...

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