"In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Coen brothers' debut, Blood Simple
, I’m re-watching their 16 feature films and attempting to jot down observations on one per day, in order of their release. For a fuller explanation of what I’m doing and why, see my first entry, on Blood Simple
. (Here, too, are my entries on Raising Arizona
, Miller’s Crossing
, Barton Fink
, The Hudsucker Proxy
, The Big Lebowski
, O Brother, Where Art Thou?
, The Man Who Wasn’t There
, Intolerable Cruelty
, The Ladykillers
, No Country For Old Men
, Burn After Reading
, A Serious Man
, True Grit
and Inside Llewyn Davis
." -- Christopher Orr, writing in The Atlantic.
After a grand total of eleven teasers
(featuring Martin Freeman and Billy Bob Thornton,) FX has released a trailer for their upcoming TV series Fargo
may have been the big news, but there were numerous other data breaches in 2010. [more inside]
Rustic lake cabin near Stillwater, MN
, heart of the Lakes Country. 650 square feet with vintage 1950s appliances and furnishings---lot and woodchipper not
This proves my theory that in reality Fargo is much stranger than the Coen Brothers movie
. This is the new way to get people to come to North Dakota: Drive from Florida to knock-over a Super8 motel using, as your threat, an imaginary bomb in a Winnie the Pooh backpack---do all of this to fufill your request to spend the remainder of your life in the country's safest jail.
Nothing like a little religious tiff over God smiting Fargo
to keep the editorial page busy. Start from the bottom, and work your way up, skipping the stories on baseball.