Cathode Ray Zone

–Arts and Letters for the Modern Age–

Endings

Endings

A few weeks ago, I cleaned out my office at Missouri State University, in Springfield, where I’ve been a professor since 1999. I retired this Fall, following my wife, Nancy, who in the Spring finished fifteen years of teaching high school. It’s been three years since...

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Party Like it’s 1929

Party Like it’s 1929

Studio Executive: This studio will never make a film with an animal defecating followed by a scantily clad woman giving a naked, fat, and prone man a golden shower. Damian Chazelle: Hold my beer. Chazelle starts Babylon at 100 m.p.h. before accelerating into...

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