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Karen Eilbacher as Joan (left) and Abby Corrigan as Medium Alison in Fun Home.
Photograph by Joan Marcus.
Copyright © 2016 by Joan Marcus


Near the beginning of the fascinating coming-out, musical-comedy-tragedy FUN HOME, the lead character Alison tells the audience that in the show, the father and his daughter (Alison) are both gay, and, while she’s away at college, her father will kill himself.  When he isn’t running a funeral home, teaching high school English, and hunting for antiques, […]


"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, editor, publisher and founder (Paris, November 9, 2008)

Image Credit: Film Affinity


One didn’t talk to pulp-filmmaker Samuel Fuller about “narrative” and “discourse.” Fuller spun yarns—gripping, overheated tales of warfare, psychosis, and boardroom-capitalism-as-gangsterism—as the country transitioned from depressed isolation prior to WW II to predatory empire in the ’50s, ’60s, and beyond. A high-school dropout, he was a teenage cub reporter for the New York Evening Graphic […]