By Keith Rice 7 min read
Even your very worst day is unlikely to be as bad as these characters'. These ten books will have you counting your blessings, even in dark times.
By Nathan Gelgud 2 min read
Scouring Cormac McCarthy's works, we found an opening paragraph in Blood Meridian about "the kid," who's possibly the most archetypal McCarthy character.
By Christine Spines 3 min read
Beautiful Ruins has the potential to be a beautiful film, unless someone ruins it – a fate not likely to befall it if Todd Field sees it through.
By Tom Blunt 2 min read
Also in the world of lit and film today: John Cusack's shout-out to his 'In Your Eyes' beginnings, first drafts of Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, and wringing memories out of Hollywood veterans.
By Dan Ozzi 4 min read
Some have called McCarthy's Blood Meridian unfilmable -- but when has that ever stopped Hollywood? If they're going to do it, though, we have a few suggestions for how to do it well.