Actor Edward Barbanell, director Scott Ellis, actor Jamie Brewer and playwright Lindsey Ferrentino, author of Amy and the Orphans. Photograph: Nina Westervelt/The New York Times

Near the end of 2015, playwright Lindsey Ferrentino and actress Jamie Brewer were watching clips of Donald Trump, then a candidate to be the next US p(...)

Harris Glenn Milstead, better known as Divine: "He went for funny. He went for strange. He went for interesting. But he was always fabulous"

More than 40 years after its 1972 debut, John Waters’s Pink Flamingos remains one of cinema’s most transgressive comedies. A carnival of perve(...)

Dressed in a sharp grey suit and crisp white shirt, Spike Jonze does not seem properly attired for a one-man food fight. But 20 minutes after he si(...)

Time moves on. The late-millennial teenagers at whom Jackass was initially directed are now huddling desperately round mortgages while their own child(...)