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Dope Digest vol. 29 – Pee-Wee, HBO’s Animals, Primal Scream & MORE!

 DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday Teaser syvo: This should be interesting, but I’m not totally sold on Apatow here. It’s easy to forget that Pee Wee’s Big Adventure (1985) was actually Tim Burton’s feature debut as a film director, and I’m puzzled to think of a creator […]

HATE IT OR LOVE IT: The Guest

  Hate It or Love It is an adversarial discussion of pop culture items with a view toward forming a critical synthesis. One of us hated it, one of us loved it. The truth is in between.      Hate It   syvo: Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett’s The Guest is as juvenile, senseless, and […]

DOPE Digest vol. 9 – Lana Del Rey, Eli Roth, Charli XCX & more!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors.   Lana Del Rey – “West Coast” syvo: I am getting seriously pumped for Ultraviolence. Initially, Lana Del Rey’s full length follow-up  to 2011’s Born to Die was supposed to drop in May, but apparently the release date has been pushed back indefinitely. In the meantime, […]

Dope Digest vol. 5 – Horror flicks, Lykke Li, and Batman!

DOPE Digest is a weekly roundup of pop culture miscellany, with succinct analysis from our contributors. Ti West’s The Sacrament  Trailer syvo: Ti West is likely an unfamiliar name to anyone not actively keeping up with horror culture these days (e.g. everyone), but he’s worth watching. With House of the Devil (2009), West immediately ascended to the […]

On Sky Ferreira and Her Incredible New Album

  Sky Ferreira is an interesting figure. I mean, like, really interesting. She grew up family friends with Michael Jackson. She modeled for Calvin Klein. She did a music video with Terry Richardson over a year before Miley. She’s in Eli Roth’s upcoming neo-grindhouse cannibal flick, Green Inferno. She’s dating DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith, with whom she was arrested last month for possession of […]