I believe in taking care of myself. In a balanced diet. In a rigorous exercise routine. In the morning, if my face is a little puffy, I'll hold two cold spoons, dipped in Lapsang souchong, over my eyes. I like to meditate when I work on my core... even though I was born with a sixpack. [more inside]
Where Patrick Bateman Would Be Today by Bret Easton Ellis [Town & Country] Twenty-five years after American Psycho was published as a Bloody Lampoon of the Go-Go '80s, the novel has been turned into a musical. The author considers his protagonist's enduring legacy in an age of even crazier money. [more inside]
“It’s still hard for me to have a clear mind thinking on it. But it’s the truth even if it didn’t happen.” [more inside]
A remake of the famous business card scene from American Psycho — for a hipster jeans commercial. [slyt]
"Anyone who finds David Foster Wallace a literary genius has got to be included in the Literary Doucebag-Fools [sic] Pantheon ... I continue to find David Foster Wallace the most tedious, overrated, tortured, pretentious writer of my generation ... DFW is the best example of a contemporary male writer lusting for a kind of awful greatness that he simply wasn't able to achieve. A fraud." Bret Easton Ellis has been savagely criticising the late David Foster Wallace on Twitter. [more inside]
"Patrick wants to bang all the Kardashian sisters... Page four... And then... wait how does Channing Tatum come into play?" Since 1:00 a.m. last night @BretEastonEllis has been live-tweeting notes on a possible sequel to American Psycho, story of Patrick Bateman —serial killer and Manhattan businessman. "Up to 14 pages of notes..." [more inside]
Phil Collins' solo efforts seem to be more commercial and therefore more satisfying in a narrower way, especially No Jacket Required and songs like "In the Air Tonight" and "Against All Odds"
"Patrick Bateman was me. I was Patrick Bateman…" - Bret Easton Ellis interviewed.
The Newport. Harry's. Fluties. Indochine. Nell's. Cornell Club. The New York Yacht Club. The regular places.
Dress the Part: ten posters for ten movies prepared by Moxy Creative. First link: all the images on one page, resized and re-hosted. Second link: the original images, three per page and over 1mb per image. [more inside]
And so my jaw dropped, be looking out for a straight to video release of American Psycho II.