Meet Harmony Korine.
Most notably known as the director of Trash Humpers, in case you don’t know his work. He also wrote Kids. Harmony’s other film, Julien Donkey-Boy, features Warner Herzog in a starring role.
But Korine’s latest film is also surprising for the cast. Spring Break features a bunch of Disney chicks and James Franco looking like Kevin Federline. Yeah it looks really good.
Scientology. What a great fucking story. It never gets old…it just gets better. Too bad that there isn’t a Scientology Church in the exurbs. There is one in White Plains though. I bring this up because of the great new piece of long-form journalism from Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright.
The book is brilliantly devastating. Here’s Michael Kinsley’s review in the Sunday NY Times Book Review.
Scientologists are weirder than I thought. Please don’t sue me.