Sunday, June 23 2013
Speaking just before the release of the band's new album Wilderness, the lyric-writing half of the Handsome Family discusses ecstatic visions, immortal jellyfish, and the old, weird America.
Tuesday, October 4 2011
In a longstanding tradition of using company-wide shakeups to offer a new and engaging visions of Jonah Hex, All Star Western offers perhaps the sincerest reboot of the entire New 52 run.
Monday, July 11 2011
Writer Chris Roberson's offer of a bold new Elric as struggling with notions of American identity on a grand historical scale couldn't be more timeous. But does he lose the quintessential nature of Moorcock's command over various genre?
Tuesday, May 25 2010
Somewhat awkward, clunky and charming on his TV show, Pete Seeger seemed to trust the viewers in the same way he recognised that TV's priorities don't represent the priorities of the people he meets in his travels.
Sunday, April 18 2010
This is the story of a burly monk in shades, of flesh chasing the divine, of a voice ecstatic in southern blues and gospel and Celtic mysticism.
Wednesday, April 2 2008
Why wouldn't they burn out instead of fade away? Berman examines the sad spectacle of punk-rock reunions and shows how they destroy the two elements that actually made punk attractive: sex appeal and impermanence.
Wednesday, February 13 2008
Convinced as I was by Marcus' readings, I couldn't help noticing that the primary subjects of all four chapters were works produced by white men: Philip Roth, David Lynch, Bill Pullmanm and David Thomas.
Friday, May 20 2005
Like a Rolling Stone is not great cultural analysis or musical study, but it's a work that's both insightful and fantastic.