"The Office as scripted by Kafka."

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

"Unexpected and triumphant.”

Deb Olin Unferth, New York Times Book Review

"Kinney is a Southern California Camus."

Los Angeles Magazine

 

Find out more about Anne-Marie Kinney's debut novel, Radio Iris.


The Loneliest Planet is a film written and directed by Julia Loktev, whose 2006 film Day Night Day Night was an elusive, introspective portrait of a would-be suicide bomber in Times Square. The Loneliest Planet stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Hani Furstenberg as a young engaged couple on a hiking trip in the Caucasus Mountains, led by a local guide. The film develops in grand, slow, vivid shots, and revolves around a seemingly small event with major repercussions that endangers the couple's relationship. The film was adapted from the short story “Expensive Trips Nowhere,” by whom?


People cannot read... Most are illiterates, even though they know how to combine letters and make phrases and so on. I say: Consuming the Internet, TV, and even cinema makes you lose the world. Only by reading can you gain the world...


 

Disney let movie rights for John Carter of Mars revert back to author's estate. Two Dollar Radio Moving Pictures next film? (We'd love to work with Tim Riggins.)

 

Tom Hanks has a story in the new The New Yorker. And it's not that bad, actually. And it doesn't involve a 'band of brothers,' so...

 

Jimmy Fallon's picture book inspired by daughter. Book called: "Your Baby's First Word Will Be Dada." Daughter's first word: Mama. Fallon's humor runs deep.