E.J. Park

E. J. Park lives in Chicago.

Recent Posts by E.J.

Killing the Buddha

American Mythology

For a Halloween special, Buddha-killer E.J. Park shared with us this wonderful film of his, the story of a mystic Jew in search of the American dream. (He meets the devil along the way.) Synopsis: A vérité portrait of Ari Lehman and his pursuit of fame. As a 13-year-old, Lehman portrayed the young Jason Voorhees…

One Baaad Messiah

Neo-Christian longings and the satisfaction of kung-fu saviors.

The Joy of Dissent, or Why I Miss Fundamentalism

Timothy McVeigh and the impossibility of transcending the market.