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Bottle Rocket is Wes Anderson's feature-length debut, and quite possibly his funniest film. Co-written with Owen Wilson, who originally harbored no intentions of acting in the movie, it also stars Wilson brothers Luke, as Anthony, and Anthony, as Future Man. Dignan and Anthony are a pair of wannabe burglars, joined by friend Bob Mapplethorpe (cause he has a car), who rob a bookstore and go on the lam, where Dignan tries to prove to the gang that “crime does pay.” Anthony finds love instead, which jeopardizes Dignan's meticulous 25-year crime plan. During pre-release test screenings, the film set a record for Columbia Pictures, which was what?

We could just get in the car, put the flamethrower in the trunk, leave town. Do you know how awesome it would be if we like went to some small town and went to one of the local bars, pulled up in that car? People would be like 'Holy shit, who are these guys?' and we would be like 'Come outside and take a look at our flamethrower.


"Former President George W. Bush to sign books at the Easton Costco." Seriously prezidential.


China's government pissed at Kenny G for playing Hong Kong protest. Probably nice for G to learn he can get a rise out of anybody.


Annual ALA study shows "rise in efforts to get books banned that cover poverty and social class." America, Fuck Yeah!