Thursday, September 18 2014
Long before Christopher Hitchens and Bill Maher, H.L. Mencken was America's most notorious satirist of religion. And thus began the battle for the soul of America.
In Torneur's classic film, the femme fatale knows she's an object in a world of violent men she has no reason to respect.
Wednesday, September 17 2014
Love, war and other crap at the Gdynia Film Festival, Poland's largest and most prestigious showcase for its national cinema.
While Kate Bush is a national treasure in the UK, US listeners don't know her so well. The following 12 songs capture her irrepressible spirit.
Like the cobwebs and spider webs that colonize a neglected basement, Haruki Murakami’s filamentous plot threads trail uncannily across our psyches.
Have listeners of the Danish ambient electronic outfit, Croatian Amor, given more of themselves than the musician ever would?
Patrice Chéreau's multiple César winning film receives a lavish 20th anniversary edition from Cohen.
'Walt Before Skeezix' offers an in-depth look at the early days of 'Gasoline Alley' in a beautifully-presented volume.
Tuesday, September 16 2014
Judge Judy has been on the air for almost 20 years now, a legacy that continues to be built on the exploitation of others.
Watching Michelle Yeoh fight on screen is like watching Fred Astaire dance: simply beautiful.