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American Psycho

The Joy of Theater & the Joy of 'Bright Star'

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.24.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I feel compelled to write about the amazing theatrical experience I had watching Bright Star at the Cort this Tuesday. But first a little introduction...

Duncan Sheik 'American Psycho' Musical Too Cool For Broadway

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Courtney M. Soliday

Duncan Sheik's American Psycho is a brilliant, dark musical currently playing on Broadway at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre in New York City, New York....

Newcomer Talitha Bateman Shines in "So B. It" Movie -- a Heartbreaking Story that Will Leave You Smiling

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.24.2016 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Talitha Bateman. Tuck that name away in your memory palace. The teenage actor gives a brave, eye-opening performance in So B. It, a poignantly swee...

American Psycho: A Bloody Good Show

Danny Groner | Posted 05.03.2016 | New York
Danny Groner

It takes a bit of time into the first act to accept that you're witnessing a Broadway show about a serial killer, but once you move past that theme, A...

Ben Walker in 'American Psycho': He Is What He Wears

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.01.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

As leading man to the pounding disco drama, American Psycho at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, Benjamin Walker is all abs and six pack. Sinfully envious, his Patrick Bateman embodies the ethos of the bygone late century.

On the Culture Front: American Psycho, The Father and More

Chris Kompanek | Posted 04.29.2016 | New York
Chris Kompanek

One of the more potent arguments made by people who don't like musicals is that it's hard to convey something truly terrifying through a medium steepe...

"American Psycho:" Broadway's Stunningly Beautiful Mess

Christian Lewis | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Christian Lewis

Although the Broadway buzz about Hamilton has not fully died down, there is a gaining momentum to the murmuring of the new wave of musicals opening in...

American Psycho: Chatting with Duncan Sheik, Plus Exclusives from diNMachine, Charlie Oxford, Janey Street and Holy Sheboygan!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.22.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Conversation with Duncan Sheik Mike Ragogna: Duncan, you have so many chainsaws in the air including the US launch of the previously-British musical...

"Selling Out": A Premiere and Interview with Duncan Sheik, Plus Introducing Darlingside, and Exclusives by Jaye Bartell and Hugh Cornwell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.20.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Duncan, your new song "Selling Out" is a preview of your upcoming album, Legerdemain, with another track, "Half A Room" already having premiered. First off, what was the mission with Legerdemain?

Author to Author: Hess and Brickhouse Interview Each Other

Jamie Brickhouse | Posted 06.24.2016 | Books
Jamie Brickhouse

I sat down with author Scott Alexander Hess (The Butcher's Sons) to dialogue about fact versus fiction, how violence can be poetic, and what it really means to mine a truly dangerous literary landscape.

Lauren Duca

The Director Of 'American Psycho' Is A Proud Feminist

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.14.2015 | Entertainment

Before its release on April 14, 2000, "American Psycho" was attacked as excessively violent and misogynistic. When a book that had been reviewed as ...

Transgression: Turn-Kick-Turn/One-Two-Kick-Turn

Barry Singer | Posted 11.26.2014 | Arts
Barry Singer

As bad as things can seem these days for musicals on Broadway -- as vacuous, as child-centric or adult-nostalgic as most Broadway musicals distressingly are at the moment -- the good news is that there are Broadway ticket buyers also paying to see Hedwig. Which is extraordinary.

29 Movies On Netflix With America(n) In The Title

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs & Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Entertainment

Memorial Day is a time to remember the sacrifices of America's armed services, barbecue with family and friends, and also watch patriotic movies. But ...

11 Controversial Books That We Totally Read Anyway

Posted 06.10.2015 | Entertainment

It's a sad truth, but some of our favorite books continue to be challenged and banned worldwide. While we think that it's tragic that this form of cen...

"Scrooge, Don Draper, and Patrick Bateman Walk Into a Bar... "

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Joseph A. Domino

Early Scrooge and Draper appear "normal" enough, if unsavory, to be representative of mainstream society, yet we are aware of a low-grade pathology at work. Bateman would drive off the cliff, laughing maniacally.

The Next Hit Show?

C. M. Rubin | Posted 05.05.2014 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

"This is a story about how love changes over time...The hope is that the emotion of that theme + a twisting thriller plot + great tunes = something un...

Hipster 'American Psycho' Nails It

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

I have to return some video tapes... You know "Moonrise Kingdom," "Donnie Darko" and "Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind." This hipster take on...

Somehow No One Noticed This 'American Psycho' Typo Until Now

Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment

It simply doesn't seem possible, but until recently no one noticed a glaring typo in one of the most-referenced scenes in cinematic history. For t...

New Details On The 'American Psycho' Musical Emerge

Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts

Matt Smith will jump from the set of Britain's favorite science fiction series to the stage of what just might be the most horrifying musical ever pro...

'American Psycho' ... The TV Show?

EW | Posted 09.10.2013 | TV

FX is developing a TV-series sequel to Bret Easton Ellis’ controversial modern classic "American Psycho."...

10 Twisted Characters From Fiction

| Mary Kan for Riffle.com | Posted 07.26.2013 | Books

First published on Riffle.com They live among us, and our books. Not werewolves. Not vampires. Human beings with deep-seated darkness and the in...

American Psycho(analysis)

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

Bret Easton Ellis insists on asserting his "dudeness" by publicly splitting himself from the "elf gays." For Ellis there seems to be no realness, no masculinity, no power (and perhaps no self) without a despised, feminine, vulnerable foil.

Look Out, Weird Al! He's Right Behind You

Posted 04.03.2013 | Comedy

It's the Weird Al-Huey Lewis collaboration we've all been asking for. Looks like that many brightly colored suits and saxophone solos could drive any ...

Scott Disick's Embarrassing Modeling Past

Posted 01.17.2013 | Celebrity

Well, what do you know: Scott Disick, "American Psycho" Kourtney Kardashian's baby daddy, was famous even before he had to keep up with the first fami...

My Movie Bucket List: Thrilled By Thrillers

Rachel DeChiara | Posted 12.09.2012 | Teen
Rachel DeChiara

There's a key difference between "scary movies" and "psychological thrillers": That difference is brains. Psychological thrillers force you to conceptualize, to deduce, to muddle.