“Why Mulholland Drive is the Essential David Lynch Film” | Fandor

You Can’t Sum Up David Lynch

It speaks volumes when a filmmaker who hasn’t made a feature in over a decade, whose last full-length film was a three-hour enigma, shot on the fly using consumer-level digital video, remains one of the art form’s major talking points. But then David Lynch isn’t just any filmmaker.

‘The Moment’ Podcast: Edward Burns «

‘The Moment’ Podcast: Edward Burns

J. Countess/Getty Images Edward Burns, writer and filmmaker, on finding his creative voice, making compromises as an artist, and handling rejection like Kobe Bryant. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to Grantland Pop Culture podcasts and on iTunes, and check out our podcasts page.

‘The Andy Greenwald Podcast’: Edward Burns on the First Season of ‘Public Morals’ «

Edward Burns joins Andy Greenwald to discuss the ’90s indie film boom and the first season of Burns’s TNT drama, Public Morals.(on Grantland)

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Damn Fine Coffee

Four commercials for Georgia Coffee by David Lynch and featuring the cast of Twin Peaks.

“That’s peanut butter.”

Iggy and the Stooges at the Cincinnati Pop Festival, 1970.


Where Punk Rock Begins – The New Yorker

Every fan of the Stooges points to a different moment to prove that the band invented punk rock, or at least bodied it first, gave it flesh. For me, that moment is a couple minutes of wobbly television footage shot at the Cincinnati Pop Festival in June, 1970.

Where Great Ideas Come From

I love this man.

David Lynch: ‘There Are No Original Ideas’

In 2008, The Atlantic sat down with the filmmaker David Lynch as he mused about inspiration and how to capture the flow of creativity. Now, we’ve animated his words of advice. “A lot of artists think that suffering is necessary,” he says. “But in reality, any kind of suffering cramps the flow of creativity.”

Happy birthday, Harry!

Harry Dean Stanton is 90 today. Happy birthday from one Kentuckian to another.

Harry Dean Stanton at 90: a tribute

An hour into Paris, Texas (1984), Harry Dean Stanton walks his estranged son home from school. This being Wim Wenders ‘ sublime, slow-burn Palme d’Or winner and Stanton doing the walking, it’s an odd, funny and beguiling scene.

Interview, January 1991

New Again: Harry Dean Stanton

ABOVE: HARRY DEAN STANTON. The late film critic Roger Ebert once said that any movie with Harry Dean Stanton in a supporting role cannot be a bad movie, and based on Stanton’s filmic credits, Ebert was onto something.