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08.07.13 Marina Galperina & Nate Cepis

The Canyons (2013) STFU I WAITED FOR OVER A YEAR FOR THIS *breathe breathe* So, Bret At Do Bring Coke Easton Ellis wrote this script @ y he hates LA, TWINSIES! Lindsay’s back <3 +Male porn star. #hype. Meta-actor-director-drama stuff. It’s good STFU but if you’ve never had awkward group sex or been stalked by a […]

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07.23.13 Marina Galperina

“You should be able to watch porn on your Google Glass, just don’t jerk off on the subway.” James Deen — porn star, actor, Voice of Reason — is right. Since Google updated its Terms of Service to prohibit “glassware content that contains nudity, graphic sex acts, or sexually explicit material,” the quickly-censored Tits and […]

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02.19.13 Marina Galperina

Gotcha!!! Made you look. My name is James Deen, and I made a movie called The Canyons, directed by Paul Schrader, written by Bret Easton Ellis, and starring Lindsay Lohan and me… Porn actor James Deen wrote a rather earnest, straight-forward article about his experience in The Daily Beast. You should read it. I mean, yeah, yeah, […]

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02.15.13 Marina Galperina

Remember when the internet was all like waa-waa what’s with this The Canyons movie is it even coming out waa-waa-waaaa? Well, IN YOUR FACE! Hold on, I need James Deen’s help for this… [Insert a gratitutously pornographic GIF here involving someone’s face accosted by a James Deen apendage of your choice here*] IFC is picking up The Canyons for […]

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02.13.13 Marina Galperina

And now, in ANIMAL’s continuing coverage of all things The Canyons — our interviews with Paul Schrader, with porn star James Deen, with James Deen again about other stuff, also trailers, more trailers, that thing about Paul Schrader scaring Lindsay Lohan with his penis — brings you just about the most meta thing ever. Here’s an email […]

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01.10.13 Marina Galperina

Oh god. Release The Canyons already. There’s a great New York Times article about the production of the film — the Kickstarter-funded, micro-budget thriller written by Bret Easton Ellis, directed by Paul Motherfuckin’ Schrader, featuring Lindsay Lohan, porn star James Deen and “one contractually obligated, four-way sex scene.” What? Before they started shooting, Paul Schrader told ANIMAL  he was going […]

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11.13.12 Marina Galperina

From “Kickstarter productions,” here’s yet another new teaser-trailer for The Canyons. If the last teaser was all ’70s Grindhouse, this one is ’50s melodrama, with a few new conflict drama scenes, notably LiLo and the pornstar make out, because you were waiting for it. Stop speculating, you vultures. To quote Mr. Deen as of July 3rd, ahem ahem, “I […]

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11.08.12 Marina Galperina

“Do we need goggles for cum shots?” James Deen is confused. He’s an active opponent of Measure B, mandating that all adult performers in LA County have to wear condoms on set.  “Sorry, I go off on tirades sometimes!” He’s bummed, but he’ll deal. The measure passed Tuesday and today, the Free Speech Coalition and porn […]

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10.09.12 Marina Galperina

“Welcome to the Canyons… where the sex is as cheap as the budget and the only way out is death!” Oh, please let this Kickstarter-funded Paul Schrader/Bret Easton Ellis project actually be a Grindhouse film, like this fresh teaser! […]

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09.28.12 Marina Galperina

“People read the book and think they’re experts, but they can hurt themselves,” says a female employee of Gotham City sex shop in Times Square where apparently there’s an influx of older women coming in buy gags, rope, muzzles and other bondage accessories after reading the ever-popular Fifty Shades of Grey BDSM-ish book series. The store is […]

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