Ed Driscoll

IN THE CHURCH OF THE

IN THE CHURCH OF THE POISONED MIND: Speaking to the New York Daily News, Curtis Hanson, the director of Eminem’s first movie, 8 Mile, describes how much trouble he went to build an authentic recreation of the hip-hop club where Marshall Mathers (Eminem’s real name) got his start as a rapper:

[Hanson] went to the trouble to make sure it signaled the same “religious” atmosphere as the places where Eminem and his rivals originally performed.

“This was their church,” he said during a recent visit to New York. “They got from it what people get from church