Man at Fiddler on the Roof Shouts "Heil Hitler, Heil Trump," Audience Flees

Attendees at a Baltimore showing of the musical ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ had a tremendous scare on Wednesday night when a man at the Hippodrome Theatre began shouting “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump!” during intermission. As The Baltimore Sun reports, many in the theater assumed a shooting was imminent: Audience member Rich Scherr said the outburst …

Granny Goodness Knows Best in DC Comics' Female Furies From Cecil Castellucci

DC Comics’ discourse-dominating Mister Miracle series doesn’t wrap up until this Wednesday, but the publisher announced today where readers can next expect to see Jack Kirby’s Fourth World creations. Female Furies, launching February 6th, 2019, is a six-issue mini-series coming from writer Cecil Castellucci (Shade, The Changing Girl) and artist Adriana Melo (Plastic Man). …

Typed Face: Can You Ever Forgive Me? and Literary Drag

Wouldn’t it be ironic if, writing this essay about Marielle Heller’s Can You Ever Forgive Me?—documenting the life and crimes of Lee Israel, noted forger of letters—I got writer’s block? Ten minutes into the film, the aging, broke, world-weary Israel (Melissa McCarthy) walks by a room of a handful of women circled around a fastidiously …

Suspiria

Dario Argento’s original, 1977’s Suspiria, synthesized his many experiments with the giallo form—the mid-century thrillers and violent crime stores much of Argento’s peers were churning out—into something essential. Gone were the questions of whodunit, the investigative layer of procedure litigating how such evil could make its way into this world, replaced by both a focus …

Oops: Trump Accidentally Endorsed Democratic Senator Jon Tester

At Thursday night’s Trump rally in Missoula, Mont., the president endorsed Jon Tester, who’s served as Senator of Montana since 2006. Which is all good, except … Tester is a Democrat. The rally was meant to continue pushing for support of Tester’s opponent, Matt Rosendale, as well as Greg Gianforte. It’s also the same rally …