Zachary Stockill is a traveling author and entrepreneur. He has written about relationships, politics, pop culture, and travel for many print and online publications of various repute, including the Huffington Post, rabble.ca, and Discorder Magazine, among others. You can follow him on twitter @zfstockill, or visit his website.
Sunday, March 24 2013
Betsy Prioleau's Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them provides an enjoyable and eminently readable portrait of consistent and effective themes in seduction throughout human history.
Wednesday, November 13 2013
In Tony Allen's new autobiography, we get a glimpse into the life and times of the man behind the kit, as well as fascinating insights into the tumultuous rise of Fela Kuti & the Afrika 70 to stardom.
Friday, November 8 2013
Saoco! 2 is a fascinating and important listen, and should appeal equally to music historians and amateur salsa enthusiasts in the Caribbean and beyond.
Wednesday, October 2 2013
Tango: Sex and Rhythm of the City is more than just a history of Argentina's most famous cultural export; it is, in many ways, a history of Argentina itself, with the evolution of tango and the lives of its main architects intertwined with the social, political, and cultural evolution of the nation.
Thursday, September 12 2013
What Do Women Want? is fascinating, with the author's well-polished prose and affective curiosity justifying its place as one of the most talked-about books of the year, sexy title aside.
Tuesday, August 6 2013
Songs Cycled boasts melodies and arrangements that would have made as much sense in 1933 as in 2013, though the lyrics occasionally acknowledge the political and environmental tumult of the early 21st century.
Thursday, February 6 2014
As the moving masses in Medellin, Colombia made clear last Saturday night, Parisien DJs Breakbot and Irfane are at the top of their game.
Wednesday, August 14 2013
This is intended to appeal to Beatle fanatics, though it offers little in the way of new insights, facts, and stories.
Thursday, July 11 2013
Harry Nilsson's take on the Ben E. King classic never fails to bring a lump to my throat.
Tuesday, June 25 2013
Acclaimed director/musician/meditation enthusiast releases space-age-blues teaser from upcoming album.