Posts tagged “speakeasy”
May 11, 2012On May 22, the first volume will be released of “The Graphic Canon,” a three-volume anthology of classic literature adapted into graphic and visual form. The books are edited by Russ Kick and published by Seven Stories, and include everything from the epic of Gilgamesh to Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” to David Foster Wallace.
April 14, 2010The moderator of the discussion [at the IFC in New York City on April 8], Slate contributor Eric Hynes, noted that the filmmaker’s dour explanation of Jesus’s world “sounds just like a Paul Verhoeven movie.” The response was immediate. “Yeah,” Verhoeven said, “but I didn’t invent it this time.” — From the Wall Street Journal's "Speakeasy" blog