Comedy of Eros: Verhoeven’s Lurid Pair

The cultural excavations of the 80s have reached near the bottom of that embarrassing crevasse (parachute pants! purple reigns!). It’s only logical then that our voracious fashion-media-money machine is spreading … Continue reading Comedy of Eros: Verhoeven’s Lurid Pair

Publishers Weekly on the New ECW Press Series

Toronto’s ECW Press is experimenting with short-form digital and print nonfiction with its new series of “pocket pop.” In April, ECW will release the first two books in a “Pop … Continue reading Publishers Weekly on the New ECW Press Series

Agent Provocateur: The Films of Paul Verhoeven

With the Robocop reboot about to kick down the doors, it’s time for a retrospective of Paul Verhoeven, the Dutch provocateur responsible for the original and a handful of other … Continue reading Agent Provocateur: The Films of Paul Verhoeven