Extreme Selves by Patrick Preziosi Both William Gaddis and George Cukor were enamored, obsessed, even, with the protean capabilities of the human voice: the author and filmmaker, respectively, find their otherwise disparate art forms united by their gleeful trips down slipstreams of dialogue. Such predilections, however, have also been
But in the midst of multiple concussive shocks to the living, there’s a new light switch on my wall, and, the day after I finished this three-and-a-half-hour film by Jean Eustache I woke early and began to wonder how I would write about it, since it lacked for me more than it carried.
No Apology or Cuteness: On Gil Orlovitz To even the most well-informed readers of fiction and poetry who reached their age of literary maturity after, say, 1970, Gil Orlovitz is no doubt a mostly obscure, if not totally unknown figure. Orlovitz died in 1973—although he had achieved sufficient