Issue 62: Body

August 2018

George Washington (David Gordon Green, 2000) | art by Tony Stella

God’s Mistakes

In George Washington, David Gordon Green uses time the way a painter might use negative space—he shapes our understanding of what we’re seeing, not through a series of plot points, but by giving us moments that, taken alone, seem random or incidental....

Southern Fried Daredevil

Johnny Knoxville’s presence as a star has a lot to do with the desire of young men to test their bodies—not in rituals that prove their manhood, but in experiments that question its elasticity, its dexterity, its fluidity....