You’ve heard him read Lady Gaga, you’ve seen him reminisce with his fellow lov-ahs on Saturday Night Live, and you’ve heard him sub in for Leonard Lopate on the radio. But we’re not sure if any of Christopher Walken’s appearances can beat his demented spin on “The Three Little Pigs.” Mr. Walken’s reading of the potentially terrifying story is uncharacteristically jolly (he’s going for laughs, not chills), and we freely recommend it for children. Especially children from Brooklyn.
Sheerly Avni is a San Francisco-based arts and culture writer. Her work has appeared in Salon, LA Weekly, Mother Jones, and many other publications. You can follow her on twitter at @sheerly.