There's a new eight-episode series coming out on Netflix next week, written and directed by the very awesome Joe Swanberg. It's called Easy, and it's set in Chicago. Here's the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bzRjfA_9Akw It's always fun to see things that were filmed in Chicago, and it's even better when they venture outside of the Loop into other neighborhoods. If you're [...]
Drunk in Love with Beyonce: 5 Drinking Game Rules
This past Friday my friends joined me (indulged me, really) in watching all 17 of the music videos from Beyoncé's recently-released visual album. I couldn't find any drinking game rules online so I DIYed them. Not the usual fodder for this blog, I know, but I wanted to codify them here. So, without further ado, [...]
Happy Birthday, AP!
October 4th is my brother Andrew's birthday. He's a maker, not a taker, so he got us all a present in the form of his new music video for Believers, which debuted on Stereogum today. Believers - "Finder" Video from stereogum on Vimeo. It's gorgeous -- "clean-looking and shape-shifting" -- and its black & white palette [...]
Interrupting our regular programming to bring you a project of a different sort: my brother, Andrew Droz Palermo, directed an awesome video for "Heavy Metal," the first single off White Rabbits' new album Milk Famous. Kudos to Lanie Faith Marie Overton as well, for impeccable mood-setting via wardrobe and production design. You can read more [...]
Project!: Living Room and Dining Room
For the record, my blog's namesake is not Project Runway. My blog is named in honor of the 1995 hit Clueless, which had a major impact on my susceptible teenage brain. I remember poring over the JC Penney catalog for plaid pleated skirts and sweater twinsets. GoFugYourself.com hit the nail on the head in this Wallace Shawn post: "It’s [...]