//MUSIC
Justin Townes Earle: Kids in the Street

Justin Townes Earle

Kids in the Street

Alt-country troubadour Justin Townes Earle returns with a mature batch of tunes centered around changing landscapes and the promise of the future.

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Leftfield: Leftism 22

Leftfield

Leftism 22

Leftism 22 is a document in the history of progressive house, but also a loose, pleasurable excursion as comfortable with the dance floor as it is with sweeping, cinematic beauty.

Pumarosa: The Witch

Pumarosa

The Witch

London quintet craft stunning, entrancing debut by confidently splicing a variety of genres.

//FILM
'War Machine' Is a Schizophrenic Blend of Tone and Genre

David Michôd’s war satire is neither smart enough to be a think piece nor visceral enough to evoke anger.

A Dreamer on a Different Scale: Michaël Dudok de Wit on Creating 'The Red Turtle'

A Dreamer on a Different Scale

Michaël Dudok de Wit on Creating 'The Red Turtle'

de Wit emphasizes respect for the audience in his animated works, and feels he's succeeded "...when the spectator is carried clearly and explicitly in a story, and then it's suddenly open to interpretation."

//BOOKS
//GAMES
'Full Throttle: Remastered' Is Both Updated and Dated

'Full Throttle: Remastered' Is Both Updated and Dated

"Full Throttle: Remastered is a game made for people who don't mind pixel hunting -- like we used to play."

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'Resident Evil 7: Biohazard' -- You Like to Watch

In our role of the spooked cameraman, there’s just enough light to highlight our confinement -- but not enough to highlight the dangers.

//CULTURE

Who can listen to Eminem’s discography today and not be struck by one of popular music’s most prolonged and extraordinary expressions of interminable sadness?

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//COMICS
'Boundless' Captures the Alienating Effects of Media Consumption

'Boundless' Captures the Alienating Effects of Media Consumption

"Explorations of consumer alienation by an emerging master of graphic storytelling."

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Clawing (and Struggling) for Relevancy in 'X-men Blue #4'

Everything Jimmy Hudson does just makes Wolverine fans miss Logan.

//TV

Liv staples her brain and offers Justin some of Finn Vincible’s brain so that they can have the same personality for their date.

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//Pop Ten
Contrary to Popular Belief, the Blues Were Not Born on the Mississippi Delta
Historians Lynn Abbott and Doug Seroff debunk myths about the origins of blues music, locating them not in the Mississippi Delta but in southern black vaudeville. Read More
Paul Weller: A Kind Revolution
Passing Masters of Jazz: Arthur Blythe and Larry Coryell
Each Song Is a Thought, Flying Across the Ocean for Do Make Say Think's Charles Spearin

//Mixed media