Where the Wild Things Are

  • Film

    December 19, 2013

    Joaquin Phoenix Is (Still) Still Here

    Rebounding from a movie that pissed off and confused America, the actor gives one of his best performances in Spike Jonze's Her

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2013

    Where the Wild Things Are Celebrated: At the Bowers

    The late Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen is a story of dreams, childhood rebellion, baking children (a la Grimm), heroism and, yes, love and freedom, featuring male frontal nudity, big Jungian themes (ditto) and excellent illustrations in the realm of the gently and instructively surreal. It w ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2012

    Cool Films to Watch When It's Hot Outside

    [Summer Guide 2012] Your guide to the good stuff

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2012

    Five Foods Inspired By Where The Wild Things Are

    Where The Wild Things Are author Maurice Sendak once told this story, and I adore him for it: "Once a little boy sent me a charming card with a little drawing on it. I loved it. I answer all my children's letters--sometimes very hastily--but this one I lingered over. I sent him a card and I dre ... More >>

  • Film

    January 26, 2012

    Sundance, In Crisis

    The 2012 fest was thick with the anxieties of our times

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Etsy: We Sift Through the Crap and Find Twelve Really Cool Gifts​As we circle the parking lots, wait in the never-ending lines, push through an ungodly amount of people, we might ask ourselves, "Why do we even have to give gifts for Christmas?" It's a fusion of several pre-Christmas winter traditions ranging from the Roman Saturnalia to the demanding ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 27, 2010

    Hello Kitty + Skateboards = Art

    [Trendzilla] Girl Skateboards all decked out, Sanrio-style

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2010

    Agran Makes His Moves at Great Park

    Photo by Christopher VictorioA familiar role for Larry Agran on Wednesday: moving chess pieces at the Great Park. ​When Great Park Corp. board members several months ago were chewing the fat at one of their monthly board meetings at Irvine City Hall, chairman Larry Agran mentioned how he envisione ... More >>