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Bret Easton Ellis
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Bret Easton Ellis Nov 16
New BRET EASTON ELLIS Podcast. PART 6 of the new memoir The Shards, L.A. 1981: a classmate's revelation, a chase on Ventura Boulevard, an eerie meeting in The Galleria. Sean Durkin on his movie The Nest, Altman's 3 Women, Hitchcock's The Birds. Listen at:
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Bret Easton Ellis Nov 6
Tom Petty's WILDFLOWERS. What a revelation. Dismissed in 1994 as minor. Maybe everyone wanted Full Moon Fever 2. But listening to it over and over this past week for the first time in 25 years, it's obviously Petty's masterpiece.
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Bret Easton Ellis Nov 3
New BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: Part 5 of the new memoir. The first day of Senior year at Buckley High 1981. The bloody desecration of the school mascot. The meeting of a mysterious new student. The secret affair with a classmate. Flashback: Alexandre Aja.
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Bret Easton Ellis Oct 31
Yes, I tweeted this in 2013. And now I'm finally reading about it on my podcast from a new memoir. Parts 1-5 are available at The Bret Easton Ellis Podcast:
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Bret Easton Ellis Oct 19
BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST. Bruce Wagner's great new novel The Marvel Universe; woke censorship; no fat jokes; the writing process; thoughts on Parasite, Tarantino, Woody Allen. PART 4 of the memoir: sex with a doomed classmate, a strange beam of light.
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Bret Easton Ellis Oct 6
BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST. PART 3 of new memoir-novel: party in Bel Air 1981, secrets, teen lust, wasted parents, the Go-Go's; Joe Keery in Spree, driving to Escondido to see Tenet, A Clockwork Orange, 70s Warren Beatty. With filmmaker Eugene Kotlyarenko.
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Bret Easton Ellis Oct 4
Just another Sunday thinking about bathtubs in Stanley Kubrick movies.
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Bret Easton Ellis Oct 2
Replying to @LWhannell
Tonight: The Boys in the Band re-do
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Bret Easton Ellis Oct 2
Replying to @LWhannell
Yep.
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Bret Easton Ellis Sep 23
BRET EASTON ELLIS Podcast. PART 2 of new book: a serial killer stalks early 1980s LA, watching The Shining on its opening weekend, the secret lives at Buckley High. With Peter Bart, the exec who helped create the New Hollywood of the 1970s. Listen now at:
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Bret Easton Ellis Sep 10
BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST. Today we're recording PART TWO of the new memoir: Los Angeles in 1981, Senior year in high school, the Trawler murders, Westwood weekends, a mysterious new classmate, my own secret life, becoming a writer. Listen to PART ONE at:
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Bret Easton Ellis Sep 7
New BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: excerpt from new memoir, summer L.A. 1981, Senior year Buckley High, the Trawler murders, becoming a writer. With guest on Empire fame, the future of novels, how Princeton ruined him, SPY magazine, DFW. Listen at:
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Bret Easton Ellis Aug 24
New BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: PART 2 of my conversation with True Detective creator NIC PIZZOLATTO about the career of Tom Cruise and how starring in Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut sent it in a very different direction. Listen now:
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Bret Easton Ellis Aug 10
New BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: True Detective creator NIC PIZZOLATTO and Bret discuss the life and career of Tom Cruise. PART 1 of 2. Listen now at:
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Bret Easton Ellis Aug 7
Coming soon. BEE Podcast.
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Bret Easton Ellis Aug 6
FREE episode of THE BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: a conversation with CHUCK PALAHNIUK. All things Fight Club, best movie adaptations, the bygone days of literary stardom, violence, the public image, tragedy, financial peril, betrayal. Listen now for FREE:
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Bret Easton Ellis Aug 6
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Bret Easton Ellis Aug 4
FREE EPISODE of THE BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST with Chuck Palahniuk; all things Fight Club, the bygone days of literary stardom, DFW to Vonnegut to Nathaniel West, video games replacing the novel, best movie adaptations, financial ruin. Listen now at:
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Bret Easton Ellis Jul 28
BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: summer 1979, The Cars Candy-O, Donna Summer, Supertramp, Fleetwood Mac's Tusk, Blondie, Herb Alpert's Rise, New Wave, 1984, Springsteen, Purple Rain, 4th of July parties, Jonathan Beach Club; with guest host
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Bret Easton Ellis Jul 15
BRET EASTON ELLIS PODCAST: quarantine days; mid-year round-up including ZeroZeroZero, Dave, Devs; meth; mid-life depression; thoughts on Madonna, Morrissey, the Liza snub, Nick Cave on repellent "wokeness" as a danger for artists. With
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