Magic Trip (2011)

“We weren’t old enough to be beatniks and we were a little too old to be hippies.” In 1964, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest author Ken Kesey (1935-2001) and…

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I Don’t Know Jack (2002)

"From his childhood in Texas to his untimely donut shop death, discover the man behind the image through the colorful tales of those who knew him and loved him.” Best…

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Carny (2007)

“I was born into this, so this is it.” A fascinating, uncompromising documentary from award-winning Canadian director Alison Murray in collaboration with photographer Virginia Lee Hunter (Carny: Americana on the…

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Literary Insults

Elizabeth Bishop on J. D. Salinger: "I HATED the Salinger story (The Catcher in the Rye). It took me days to go through it, gingerly, a page at a time,…

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Kung Fu Elliot (2014)

“There is No Force More Powerful than Self-Delusion.” A bizarre, often hilarious (and increasingly disturbing!) documentary directed by Matthew Bauckman and Jaret Belliveau, Kung Fu Elliot follows the travails of…

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Heavy Metal Parking Lot (1986)

“Heavy metal rules! All that punk shit sucks. It belongs on fuckin' Mars, man!” Every time I watch this hilarious underground classic billed as “the wildest rock ‘n’ roll documentary…

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