This Week’s Must Read is actually a few weeks old, but I’ve been skipping these links posts a lot. Anyway… The Brooklyn Rail got a bunch of big names, such as P. Adams Sitney and Ken Jacobs, to discuss the legacy of their friend, Jonas Mekas. That legacy, of course, can never be summed up in just one article, but this is good.
Media artist Clint Enns interviewed media artist Sabrina Ratté about her working process. Clint’s probably one of the most insightful people regarding our world of experimental media I know, so this is a must read.
Ostensibly, it was John Waters’ original Hairspray that was my gateway drug into the underground film world. Therefore I have to link to this “Where Are They Now?” slideshow of the cast, although I’m a bit disappointed they didn’t track down Penny Pingleton.