Kirby Fields

Kirby Fields lives in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City. When he is not working or writing, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son.

Features // 5 Articles
Columns // 2 Articles
Reviews // 32 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles

At the Rally to Restore Sanity, We Were 'It' | 1 Nov 2010 // 5:00 PM

PopMatters' Kirby Fields travels to Washington -- with two-year-olds wearing matching Colonial Boy and Colonial Girl outfits in tow -- to find sanity amidst the massive event that was 'The Rally to Restore Sanity'.

Filesharing from Carter to Obama | 25 Apr 2010 // 5:00 PM

There is a difference between sharing files and sharing music. In the '70s, victory was hearing your favorite song on the radio. And now it was all here, right in front of me. Just a click away.


Where the Wild Things Are | 25 Mar 2010 // 4:59 PM

Even if its pleasures outweigh its disappointments, Where the Wild Things Are is another in a series of Spike Jonze’s ambitious but flawed projects.

You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried, by Susannah Gora | 22 Mar 2010 // 6:00 PM

This book is part cultural analysis of ‘80s youth films, part trivia, and whole bunch walk down memory lane.


How Karl’s Mind Works is God’s Own Mystery: 'The Ricky Gervais Show: Season One' | 16 Feb 2011 // 3:59 PM

This new series realizes the podcast's strong visual potential, even if it ultimately proves that the show works best in a solely auditory form.

'Freedom' Explores What It Means to be Good | 23 Nov 2010 // 3:59 PM

Walter's situation is indicative of that which all of Franzen’s characters face: How to negotiate our better selves against the tug of monetary gain, sexual desire, and the competitive streak that so often both defines and undoes us all.


Forever Young: Bob Dylan's book for Jonah | 24 Apr 2009 // 1:02 AM

Kirby Fields shies away from adding celeb-authored books to his brand new baby's library. Until he spies "Dylan" on one very important kid-lit spine.

//Mixed media

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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