FROM Kea Wilson
'We Eat Our Own' writer wants to see 'how dark I can take it' Kea Wilson’s debut novel, We Eat Our Own, is inspired by the 1980 Italian film Cannibal Holocaust. The movie’s depiction of brutal violence and cannibalism in the Amazon was so realistic that the director was arrested for obscenity and charged with making a snuff film. But it was the second highest grossing film in Japan that year, behind E.T.
George Saunders: Lincoln in the Bardo (Part I) Lincoln in the Bardo dramatizes a grieving President Lincoln as he visits the grave of his beloved son Willie, who died at age eleven. In the novel, the buried dead believe they're not dead -- "they're sick and refer to their coffins as "sick boxes."
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
Industry insights and lessons learned from memorable guests We have interesting guests on The Business, and sometimes our conversations are too long to fit into one show. This week we give you stories that were too good to leave on the cutting room floor, including some sharp insights on making it in the industry from David Mandel, David Simon, Shawn Levy and Matt Reeves.