Last night’s disturbingly hilarious, pitch-perfect episode of Mad Men, entitled The Crash, had me thinking about speed—not the vroom-vroom engine-powered kind, but the drug in its various forms—and the creative process. After a wild opening that features account exec Ken Cosgrove on a symbolically dangerous, drunken joy ride in Detroit with managers from GM, the episode lopes—with a lack of lackadaisicalness uncharacteristic for the show—into a scene in which almost the entire creative team is dosed …» view more from the category FILM & TELEVISION, KILLOUGH CHRONICLES, MAIN FEATURE, SUBLEAD
As distressing as it’s been to hear of the torrential downpours and devastating tornadoes that much of the country has been experiencing, I’m happy to announce that in Los Angeles, at least, summer is officially here. I know it’s official because I went to a gloriously awesome gay pool party on Sunday and that shit only goes down in the summer. Let me start by saying that I had a few too many mimosas at brunch …» view more from the category FASHION, FASHION GALLERY, MAIN FEATURE, TUTTLEMODE
The “victory lap” the NRA/ILA took at their convention last week for having defeated the already flimsy gun-control measures in Congress was so appalling that my opinion was numbed for a few days, my mind snickering in ongoing disbelief. They even trotted out Sarah Palin, looking and behaving ever more the nightmarish ventriloquist’s dummy …» view more from the category KILLOUGH CHRONICLES, LITERATURE, MAIN FEATURE, POLITICS
The marriage equality movement swirling out of Washington, D.C. has the punditocracy declaring an inevitable victory for the good guys. Eventually. But all along the defenders of traditional marriage have made some valid points: Once you redefine marriage as not being just between one man and one woman, what’s stopping people from marrying their favorite goat, as Bill O’Reilly famously pointed out? I suppose if batty heiresses …» view more from the category KILLOUGH CHRONICLES, MAIN FEATURE, SEXUALITY
Welcome to the annual PFC sports report, an event in which a webzine run by a bunch of artsy filmmakers, actors, musicians, and fashion experts discusses sweaty, muscular men for reasons other than the usual ones.
The truth is, we don’t know all that much about sports, so here’s a general summary: Basketball playoffs are happening right now, baseball is…» view more from the category BAKER STREET, MAIN FEATURE, SPORT
The more videos that are added to Sigur Rós‘ Valtari Mystery Film Experiment, their on-going collaboration with filmmakers and artists, the deeper our appreciation for the esoteric Icelandic wailers. …» view more from the category FEATURE 2
I guess I have a bit of explaining to do. Given that PFC’s demographic apparently skews thirty to forty-five, most of our readers might not be aware of the salty adult animated comedy series Archer currently in its fourth season on FX. (‘Salty’ is my new favorite adjective since our contributor Eric Baker referred to this site that way as a warning to the readers of his own blog before linking them here.) …» view more from the category FILM & TELEVISION, KILLOUGH CHRONICLES, MAIN FEATURE, PFCILLINESS, PRODUCTION NOTES