Drugs, Neon, and Danzig: Revisiting 1987’s Less Than Zero Adaptation

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I feel like I’m doing it a great injustice saying this, but the 1987 adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis debut of the same name is pretty much peak 1980s cinema. It’s got everything you could ask for from core brat pack members, drugs, lots of neon, and a great soundtrack with Danzig and The Bangles.

On this episode, writer Naomi Fry, who has written about Ellis, his work, and other Los Angeles topics like Vanderpump Rules and Eve Babitz, visits to talk about the film, her obsession with La La Land, and Ellis. You can find Naomi on Twitter at @frynaomifry, and should also look up the pieces we talk about.

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