The Center Cannot Hold, and Why Would You Want It To?
"I haven't been living anywhere for two years," he says. "I sleep at other people's houses. I sleep here [his sewing-machine- and fabric-filled studio] if I'm drunk."And how do we know he's not happy about this? He's posted to YouTube at least six videos mocking the characterization, largely filled with him wandering lower Manhattan while repeatedly howling, "I'm homeless, I'm homeless," and "Will design for food." One version — we kid you not — is set to Crystal Waters' "Gypsy Women," which makes no sense contextually but at least blocks out the howling. It's the best one. UPDATE: McCarroll heeds our advice, maybe? He's removed all the videos except the Crystal Waters version. Be thankful. Jay McCarroll Homeless Crystal Waters Remix [YouTube via Radar] The Near-Fame Experience [NYM]
In this week's issue of New York, Jennifer Senior examines the Bravo network's reality-TV machine and the former contestants whose lives it's upended.
Okay, okay, Michael Cera really is a nice guy.
Logan Hill spoke with Charles Ferguson about voting for president, the continuing coyness of Paul Bremer, and Iraq's best hope: turning into Northern Ireland.
For studios, the ideal trailer is one that reminds you of other movies you've seen and already laughed at. This was driven home to Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone, when they saw the initial trailer that Paramount cut together for Hot Rod, their upcoming comedy about a hapless wannabe stunt man.