The Corner

Chris Buckley, Movie Guy

Congrats to Christopher Buckley, whose bestselling novel Thank You for Smoking hits the big screen today (below at a N.Y. premiere via AP).

Elsewhere on NRO, we have a Q&A with da Buckley man (he talks about the movie, politics, and dad), reviews of the film, Andy Ferguson’s review of the book (from NRODT archives), and more.

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