Wannabe punks meet real aliens in the vapid Neil Gaiman adaptation How To Talk To Girls At Parties

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How To Talk To Girls At Parties, John Cameron Mitchell’s fourth feature and first in seven years, tries to be many, many things. It’s a coming-of-age tale about wading through the murky waters of adolescent sexuality. It’s a painfully sincere love story between a sensitive boy and a mysterious girl from out of town…

Get involved, internet: Neil Gaiman is going to read the Cheesecake Factory menu

Neil Gaiman, who’s had a hell of a year with the hit TV adaptation of his 2001 novel, American Gods, is well-known to have a fantastic voice, which he’s leant to narrating many of his own audiobooks, as well as odds and ends like a Christmastime reading of “The Raven” last year. Gaiman could read, say, the Cheesecake…

American Gods has made Laura Moon one of its most compelling characters

When we speak to Emily Browning on the phone Friday, she’s nervous about what people will make of Sunday’s American Gods, an episode centered around her character, Laura Moon. “It’s funny seeing people’s reactions after the first three episodes where they’re like, ‘What is this ho doing back from the dead? Get her out…