//MUSIC
Randy Newman: The Randy Newman Songbook

Randy Newman

The Randy Newman Songbook

Randy Newman is a national treasure, and this lavish vinyl box set is a fitting showcase for his many musical and lyrical gifts.

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Touché Amoré: Stage Four

Touché Amoré

Stage Four

Touché Amoré's fourth album is its most confessional to date, and arguably its most powerful.

El Perro Del Mar: KoKoro

Sarah Assbring injects her trademark Brill Building aesthetic with a traditional Eastern flair on KoKoro, arriving at a sound that is both startlingly unique and warmly familiar

//FILM
Bloody Revenge Never Looked This Good: 'The Dressmaker' Sways and Slays

Bloody Revenge Never Looked This Good

'The Dressmaker' Sways and Slays

Kate Winslet paints the town red in this scrambled but wildly entertaining outback folktale.

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//BOOKS
//TV
Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 12 - Pillar of Salt

Fear the Walking Dead: Season 2, Episode 12 - "Pillar of Salt"

"Information about what happened to Ofelia is revealed; Strand is stabbed unexpectedly; and Madison learns she may be closer to Nick than she realized."

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Stranger Things: Season 1, Episode 5 - The Flea and the Acrobat

Stranger Things pivots toward its eventual conclusion, as each character responds to the "primal frequency" undergirding the narrative action.

//CULTURE

The concept of polymath has become a pop culture meme. But what is a polymath, really?

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//GAMES
In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe."

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Horror May Require a Responsible Audience

Horror requires of its audience a particular attitude, an attitude that I often lack.

//COMICS

Legendary cartoonist Lynda Barry's most iconic character takes center stage in this large-format hardback.

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//Pop Ten
The Persistence of Vision: The Radical Liberalism of 'Star Trek'
Star Trek speaks across cultures, emphasising tolerance, equality, freedom and fraternity; in doing so, it has never been more necessary. Read More
Legacy and Oblivion: 25 Years of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'
To Explore Strange New Worlds: 'Star Trek' and Its Pornographic Parodies
Music with a Capital "M": An Interview With Ethan Iverson of the Bad Plus
//Mixed media