[Tribeca] Bodyslam: Revenge of the Banana! Shows Why Some Wrestling Gimmicks Succeed and Others Fail

Bodyslam: Revenge of the Banana

In the documentary Bodyslam: Revenge of the Banana, directors Ryan Harvie and John Paul Horstmann follow the bizarre story of Seattle Semi-Pro (SSP), an independent wrestling promotion whose existence is put in danger by an outsider who becomes part of… Continue Reading

[Tribeca] The Adderall Diaries and the Problem with the Brilliant Male Writer Cliche

James Franco and Amber Heard in The Adderall Diaries

I think it was Harlan Ellison who said that most people believe they’re a better writer and a better fuck than everyone else. That succinctly describes the absurd narcissism at the heart of the male writer trope: he’s ruggedly masculine… Continue Reading