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There was a transcript of an interview Brian Eno gave at some arts festival recently where he said that he despises ‘fans’, in the sense that putting yourself down there and the artists up here was demeaning.  868 more words

ARTICLE - The Justified Fan: Martin Scorsese’s THE KING OF COMEDY

Scorsese’s dissertation on the dark side of fandom.

By Jacob Knight Jun. 23, 2015

Recently, an anecdote was relayed regarding Lana Wood holding court at a local convention.A fan – dressed in what has become the emblematic uniform (black t-shirt, jeans, baseball cap) – wandered up to Ms. 99 more words


Jerry Lewis Rates Late Night Hosts

Roger Friedman writes: More from my hilarious interview with Jerry Lewis last week at the Museum of the Moving Image. Jerry had been interviewed earlier by his “ 228 more words


Sundays: You've changed. Plus, sushi.

Last night we got a bit cray-cray and watched Wedding Crashers followed by The King of Comedy.

In keeping with living on the edge, I ate dinner–some sushi and sashimi that we picked up from… 1,052 more words

Miles Davis

The Very Best Of - Robert De Niro

Considered by many as the greatest actors of all time, Robert De Niro has had an illustrious career that spanned six decades and earned him seven Academy Award nominations and two wins. 600 more words

Martin Scorsese

'King of Comedy ' :)

”I used to cry when I watched Chaplin’s films. It was from him that I learned about the role of the underdog. And because I’m also from a poor family, this kind of thing moved me and I found that it also worked for the audience because most of them are like me – ordinary guys” 256 more words

Jerry Lewis as Mockingbird

The Lewis character is always potentially anybody
—Chris Fujiwara

There is no easy way to shake that schmuck you sleep with at night. No matter how you toss and turn he’s always there. 2,388 more words

Samuel Beckett