Monday, September 16 2013
For all the collaborations both Costello and the Roots have enjoyed, this has to be among the most exciting, imaginative collection either party has experienced.
Sunday, June 2 2013
Margaret Thatcher is dead, yet her influence is stronger than ever. What lessons can be drawn from the cultural response to Thatcherism, and can they be applied again?
Wednesday, September 5 2012
Republicans love rock 'n' roll -- almost as much as the bands loathe them. Here are five songs the GOP can call its own.
Thursday, November 3 2011
Bob Dylan and Joan Baez's self-proclaimed bastard son looks back in whimsy.
Sunday, October 16 2011
The British saved rock 'n' roll, reignited the blues, and may just make country music more American.
Friday, September 30 2011
The threat of rain didn't prevent Wilco from playing to a sold-out crowd in Central Park last Thursday night.
Monday, August 1 2011
Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?
Wednesday, June 22 2011
When he wasn’t collaborating with wife Linda, working in Wings, doing a duet, or disguised as the Fireman, Paul McCartney was going at it alone post-Beatles. In honor of his 69th birthday and the recent reissues of McCartney and McCartney II, here’s a look at his best solo work.
Wednesday, June 1 2011
If only the creators of the Spiderman musical had chosen Elvis Costello instead of U2 to create Spidey's soundtrack... While we're at it, here are some ideas for Broadway's next pack of superhero shows.