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A Day On The Set Of Fat City, John Huston's Cult Classic - Rolling Stone
Occasionally, as the furious action in the ring prompts them, this mob of six-hundred-odd tank-town lames roars its bloodthirsty approval. And the action going on in the ring is ... wait a second here ... just what in the name of Christ’s sweet body is a nice, classically trained actor like Stacy Keach doing in a creep joint like this?

Making a movie called Fat City, of course—and at this precise instant, that means he’s getting the living firk wailed out of him by one Sixto Rodriguez, an honest-to-god light heavy bruiser who once clobbered Bobo Olson to a viscous pulp and battled both Von Clay and Piro del Pappa to bruising draws
fatcity  rollingstone  staceykeach  johnhuston  jeffbridges  stockton  california  film  cinema  filmmaking 
october 2017 by brendanmcfadden
In the Fifties and Sixties, the Reverend Will Campbell marched with Martin Luther King Jr. and helped desegregate the University of Mississippi. Then he took his ministry in a different direction.
lawrencewright  rollingstone  reverendwillcampbell  civilrights  music  counterculture  religion 
july 2017 by brendanmcfadden
Louis CK Q&A TWA
Outtakes from a Rolling Stone profile.
rollingstone  interview  louisck  comedy 
july 2014 by brendanmcfadden
Gangster in the Huddle
Aaron Hernandez might have been one of the NFL’s all-time greats, but he could never escape drugs, guns and a life of violence
football  crime  rollingstone  nfl  sports  aaronhernandez 
august 2013 by brendanmcfadden
The Spy Who Cracked Up in the Cold by Michael Hastings | Politics News | Rolling...
From Afghanistan to Iraq, Andrew Warren was a star CIA agent in the War on Terror. But did a life of secrets and severe interrogation lead to the sex crime he’s in prison for?
spying  espionage  rollingstone  cia  michaelhastings  andrewwarren  government 
june 2013 by brendanmcfadden
The Last Mystery of the Financial Crisis
It's long been suspected that ratings agencies like Moody's and Standard & Poor's helped trigger the meltdown. A new trove of embarrassing documents shows how they did it.
wallstreetjournal  financialcrisis  rollingstone  matttaibbi  finance 
june 2013 by brendanmcfadden
Cruel and Unusual Punishment: The Shame of Three Strikes Laws
While Wall Street crooks walk, thousands sit in California prisons for life over crimes as trivial as stealing socks
threestrikeslaw  crime  rollingstone  matttaibbi  criminaljustice  laweekly 
april 2013 by brendanmcfadden
The Gangster Princess of Beverly Hills
Heiress, actress, singer, model - Lisette Lee wanted everyone to think she had it all, but beneath the bling were secrets, lies and private jets filled with weed
rollingstone  crime 
september 2012 by brendanmcfadden

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