Michael Shilling

Recent Articles

Tears of a Clown

T. C. Boyle's Tragicomic Terrain

Down into Darkness

Paul Schrader's Tragic Masculinity


The Way of the Gun

Books Aug 22 4:00 AM

The Civic Book of the Dead

In Honor of J. G. Ballard

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Film/TV Feb 14 4:00 AM


Arnold Goes Soft

Film/TV Dec 27 4:00 AM

Groovy Chicks on Pills

Valley of the Dolls and Beyond

Film/TV Dec 6 4:00 AM

A Tender, Hairy Rose: The Ballad of Ron Jeremy

An Interview with the Falstaff of Celluloid Sex

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Film/TV Nov 15 4:00 AM

Frat Art

The Cool Jock Hits His Stride

Film/TV Oct 25 4:00 AM

It's Always Halloween

Wisconsin Death Trip's Scary Victorians

Film/TV Oct 18 4:00 AM

Dark Attentions

Jack the Ripper on Film

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Film/TV Oct 4 4:00 AM

Keeping Honest

SUFF's Inspiring Mixed Bag

Film/TV Aug 16 4:00 AM

Pretty, Vacant

Corelli's (Slightly) Magical Realism

Film/TV Jul 12 4:00 AM

Blonde and Brilliant

The Feral Fire of Reese Witherspoon

Books Mar 29 4:00 AM

American Rhapsody

Greil Marcus Comes to Benaroya Hall

Books Jan 18 4:00 AM

Fearless Accessibility

Rick Moody Walks the Line with Form-Stretching Short Stories

Visual Art Jul 13 4:00 AM

Concrete Innuendo

An Erotic Map of Seattle Architecture

Visual Art Mar 23 4:00 AM

Why Am I Watching?

The Instructive Awfulness of American Game Shows