bored to death

What’s on at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds In Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we looked at dead birds killed by our trash. We listened to A-TRAK remix the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. We followed the Shepard Fairey drama. We met 50 visionaries. We had a Nintendo flashback. We realized that there’s a Republican rep for almost anything bad. We planned our fall foliage tour. We wondered when the strollers will descend on Williamsburg (and wished that Stephen Elliott had invited us to his pasting party!). We were excited about a public-funded, crowdsourced animated feature film from Aardman and the Tate. And finally, we wished that Jonathan Ames had come over to our house to watch the fake Jonathan Ames on Bored to… Read More

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The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories

1. Yesterday’s Man Booker Prize went to big-selling author Hilary Mantel for her Thomas Cromwell political thriller, Wolf Hall. [via The Independent]
2. Vacation is getting a sort of sequel that will focus on Rusty Griswold, now a father and taking his own kids on a road trip. [via THR]
3.… Read More

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Attend a Private Screening for HBO’s New Series Bored To Death

Our friends over at Cornerstone are offering one Flavorpill reader in L.A. (tonight), Chicago (9/14), and New York (9/16) a pair of passes to an exclusive preview of HBO’s new noirotic comedy, Bored To Death. The show, which is executive produced and written by Jonathan Ames, follows an alcoholic Brooklyn writer named Jonathan Ames who becomes a private detective in the wake of a painful break-up. Jason Schwartzman plays Ames; Zach Galifianakis is his sidekick, a comic book illustrator named Ray; and Ted Danson is George, Ames’ magazine editor… Read More

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What’s on at Flavorpill: Links That Made the Rounds in Our Office

Today at Flavorpill, we were saddened to learn that Kelly Kapowski hasn’t signed on for the Saved by the Bell reunion. We watched comparatively teeny lines form for the new iPhone whilst silently cursing our Verizon contract. We tried to watch this trailer for HBO’s new show, Bored to Death, and even though our computer doesn’t have any sound so we couldn’t hear it, we still think it looks pretty good.… Read More

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