It's the 2023 ToB presented by Field Notes!
Welcome to the 2023 Tournament of Books presented by Field Notes. And look, a brand new website! It’s time to Rooster!
Trailer for the new Werner Herzog documentary about the internet, Lo And Behold: Reveries of the Connected World, in which monks are found to tweet.
The world of Game of Thrones is heavily based on historical events. Is the geography itself a modified take on the British Isles?
How to move your hands very fast, from a bonus clip from I Am Bruce Lee, the 2012 documentary about the legendary martial arts master.
As the landscape unfolds, an unlucky driver keeps arriving in horror movie scenes.
Jeff Desom creates dioramas of famous movie scenes, then populates them with holograms from the films.
Forty years after Jaws, why the very first blockbuster should be considered art—and how it helped one man to survive.
Dinosaurs haven’t been super-popular for 65 million years—it only feels that way. Fans and experts explain our obsession with dead monsters.
The TV trope where one character sees another character naked allows audiences to be pervy without taking responsibility. Only The Simpsons gets it right.
An unusual DEA raid on one of LA’s most reputable medical marijuana dispensaries reveals the bewildering conflict between state and federal drug laws.
An adventure of food and drink in San Francisco naturally expands to include Ornette Coleman, Mexican wedding cookies, and a pet monkey admiring the ocean.
The TV series Mad Men is set to begin its final season. Finally we’ll know how many women—and how much Proust—it takes to make Don Draper happy.
Stumbling onto a movie set in Los Angeles—and then staying there for as long as humanly possible—offers lessons in acting and reality.