Archive for May, 2007


Smoking is censored – so, what’ll be next?

Steven Shainberg, director of the speculative Diane Arbus bio, Fur, has a story: “I was developing a project for a studio, and the character was this totally messed-up guy. He was in his mid- to late 20s; he frequented whores; he took an enormous amount of Ecstasy, and in many, many scenes he would smoke. […]