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The Aftermath of Tribeca: James Franco on Adderall, Lily Tomlin as a Grandma, Jason Schwartzman with a Huge Penis, and the Wolfpack Are Coming to Your Local Theatres

Brandon Judell | Posted 05.28.2016 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Of the hundreds of films screened at festivals across the nation only a handful will wind up at your local theatres, and that goes for those lucky enough to have been viewed at the growingly prestigious Tribeca Film Festival (TFF).

Live from the Tribeca Film Festival: Friday, April 17

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I rarely miss either the Sundance or Toronto film festivals each year -- but my relationship with the Tribeca film fest has been spottier. Partly that's due to scheduling: For a variety of reasons, I've been out of town for large chunks of the festival each of the past couple of years. 

WATCH: James Franco And Heather Graham Porn Movie

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.22.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco fetish porn company has captured the attention of many over the years: James Franco, Groupon, The War On Illegal Pornography. A...

Robin Wilkey

Hot New Filmmaker: 'SF Is Ground Zero For Porn' | Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.22.2012 | San Francisco

Who: Stephen Elliott, founder of The Rumpus, author of The Adderall Diaries and recently, writer/director of San Francisco International Film Festival...

Get Personal Letters From Famous Authors

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home

There's something special about finding, nestled among bills and glossy catalogs, a personal letter in the mail. The envelope may be wrinkled, smudged...

What Work Is: What Labor Day, the Poet Laureate, Adderall, Mountain Biking, and the Philosopher Horace have in Common

Michael Henry | Posted 11.09.2011 | Denver
Michael Henry

Perhaps I needed to have already experienced Labor Day 2011 in order to begin contemplating the meaning of Labor Day, and the idea of labor, and how it relates to the craft of writing, and the work of our daily lives.

Women Writers: The Essay Gets Up Close and Personal

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
S.X. Rosenstock

The Rumpus recently provided its members with a book of personal essays by women writers they have featured on their site. The contributors have mastered the form on the page and in performance.

An Interview with Stephen Elliott, Who's Giving Away His New Book The Adderall Diaries

Greg Boose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Boose

The book is an immediately current, eye-opening look into the world of sado-masochism sex play that invites you to investigate the lives of your parents before they were your parents.

Talking to the Graduating Class About Jobs That Matter

Stephen Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen Elliott

Paul Hawken's address to Portland University's class of 2009 exhorts those gathered to eschew the bank and the law firm and instead take a job with Mother Nature herself.

Turning Back the Torches of the GOP

Joshuah Bearman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joshuah Bearman

With McCain swinging at shadows, like ACORN, Rashid Khalidi, and the liberal media that won't tell the truth, the entire republican apparatus has devolved into an insidious rumor mill.