David Lynch: One Man Renaissance
The Unreal World of Henry Darger
By day, he was a janitor, lowly and ignored. But by night, Henry Darger worked to create one of the most epic fantasy tales in literary history.
Marjane Satrapi: True Perspective
“The only person who stops you from being free is ourselves. Nobody can take your freedom. I mean, I have lived in a dictatorship. I know what I am talking about.”
Sylvia Plath: Think and Feel
The darkness that surrounded Sylvia Plath was simultaneously responsible for some of the greatest art of the 20th century, and for stealing it away.
Carrie Fisher: Life Force
She’s best known for her role as Princess Leia in Star Wars, but Carrie Fisher’s real life struggles have been far more terrible than anything she faced in a galaxy far, far away.
Peter Sellers: I Do Not Exist
Peter Sellers did more than perform a character. He disappeared into them completely, bringing about some of the most iconic comedic performances in cinematic history.
Mary Shelley: Beyond the Beast
She may be best remembered for raising a human from the dead and marrying a famous poet, but Mary Shelley’s true accomplishments were far greater, both on and off the page.