Ira Madison III
I'd like to have that conversation.
Created 13 Jan 2021
  • I Don't Consider Myself a Particularly Italian Person...
    15 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 9 4
    Gaga serving drama at the UK House of Gucci premiere. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images) Lady Gaga in a press tour will always have a chokehold on me. A Star is Born gave us a ton of iconic red c...
  • Please Let Celebrities Be F**king Weird, Okay?
    23 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 24 0
    Machine Gun Kelly and Megan Fox being fucking weird. Source: Getty Images. We discussed "parasocial relationships" on Keep It this week. Mostly in the context of how we discuss John Mulaney and whethe...
  • I Think I'm Becoming a Kyle Richards Fan
    16 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 10 0
    Kyle Richards in Halloween Kills. I think I'm becoming a Kyle Richards fan. Believe me, I'm as surprised as you are that . In all eleven seasons of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Kyle (the real...
  • 23 Essays on Almodóvar: #2 All About My Mother (1999)
    14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 7 0
    Cecilia Roth and a larger-than-life portrait of Marisa Paredes. All About My Mother April 16, 1999 Written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar I used to spend time in school perfecting my signature. Not o...
  • Did we need Black people in The Many Saints of Newark...
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 7 2
    Leslie Odom, Jr. and Alessandro Nivola in The Many Saints of Newark Spoilers for The Many Saints of Newark ahead. Most of my friends spent quarantine either bingeing the series for the first time or d...
  • 23 Essays on Almodóvar: #1 Law of Desire (1987)
    26 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 1
    To coincide with Pedro Almodóvar’s 72 birthday today, here is the first of my 23 planned essays on him and his films. These will often be stream of consciousness thoughts that come to me after watchin...
  • Being Alone with Kacey Musgraves
    18 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 20 2
    Kacey Musgraves. Tweets come to me now in the form of screenshots shared in friends' Instagram stories. The recent one that stuck with me was from Tim Urban's account, which shared info about stars an...
  • 23 Essays on Pedro Almodóvar
    27 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 6 0
    In theory, Pedro Almodóvar is my favorite director. In the sense that he’s the first director who I sought out an original film poster for one of his classics — an Italian print of Tie Me Up! Tie Me D...
  • 23 Essays on Pedro Almodóvar
    26 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 9 4
    Asier Gómez Etxeandía, Pedro Almodóvar, and Antonio Banderas on the set of Pain & Glory. Via: Sony Pictures. In theory, Pedro Almodóvar is my favorite director. In the sense that he’s the first direct...
  • White Mischief
    16 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 9 4
    Murray Bartlett in The White Lotus. HBO. THE WHITE LOTUS FINALE SPOILERS AHEAD!!! Is The White Lotus a satire? The debate has been sparked, though I’m not sure how strong the flame is because yes, Mik...
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