Tag Archives: Stanley Kubrick

Mark Maynard’s first annual Sterling Hayden film festival

I’m not feeling up to working right now, so I’m making some snacks and cueing everything up for a Sterling Hayden double feature. If you’d like to join me, I’ll be starting with John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle (1950), and then moving imediately onto Stanley Kubrick’s The Killing (1956). Then, if I’m still awake, I’ll […]

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The Killing

Having demanded that Mueller’s team submit all of their questions for Trump in advance of their interview with him, Trump’s not-so-stellar legal team today leaked the questions to the press. While I know I should be writing about it, I’ve decided instead to take the evening off to watch Sterling Hayden, Timothy Carey, Elisha Cook, […]

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Bob Zmuda on securing Andy Kaufman’s penis with gaffer’s tape prior to his wrestling matches, the origins of Tony Clifton, Andy’s plans to fake his death, and a million other things

Last night, I listened to Marc Maron’s interview with Andy Kaufman’s old writing partner, Bob Zmuda. My sense is that Maron… who has a brilliant podcast, by the way… found the experience somewhat frustrating, as Zmuda insisted on being evasive about a few things, like the circumstances surrounding Andy’s death, and the question as to […]

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