Kevin Smokler

Kevin Smokler is a writer, documentary filmmaker and event host with a focus on pop culture. He’s the author of book Brat Pack America: A Love Letter to 80s Teen Movies (2016) and the essay collection Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books you Haven’t Touched Since High School (2013). In 2020, he co-directed the documentary film Vinyl Nation on the contemporary renaissance of vinyl records in America. He’s appeared in conversation onstage with comedians, playwrights, authors, magazine publishers, architects, musicians and filmmakers for the past two decades and lives in San Francisco.

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Flock of the Lambs: The Legacy of The Silence of the Lambs at 30

By Kevin Smokler | February 19, 2021

Flock of the Lambs: The Legacy of The Silence of the Lambs at 30

Kevin Smokler, director of the documentary Vinyl Nation, looks at the cultural impact of Jonathan Demme's Oscar-winning classic.