Daniel Goodbaum created this video essay about the importance of food in the films of Quentin Tarantino by running a segment from the director’s conversation with Elvis Mitchell on The Treatment over expertly selected clips from his oeuvre.
You can read Elvis Mitchell’s essay about Tarantino and food in the McSweeney’s food magazine Lucky Peach.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
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The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
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Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
An All-Female Mission to Mars
As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.