Tuesday, September 22 2009
Guy Clark’s best songs are so wise, so sneakily didactic that they can seem to blow on the wind of fable.
The newest creative team is doing tremendous work on the series that redefined the X-Men -- so why some fans won’t accept it?
Thursday, September 17 2009
Before you can say "The Breakfast Club," Community begins challenging stereotypes while also arguing that community college is one of the great equalizers.
An almost overwhelmingly beautiful book-as-art-object, George Sprott also tells an intriguing story with an intense and pervasive mix of melancholy, nostalgia, introspection and gags.
Tuesday, September 15 2009
Signal Morning is not only a vital part of Elephant 6's continued excellence; it's one of the best damn albums of the year.
Thursday, September 10 2009
Imagine if you will: an album re-release that actually gets everything right, making an already-classic album sound even better than before, deepening our understanding as to what made it so iconic.
Thursday, September 3 2009
Vowels or no vowels, this arty post-punk band from South Africa rocks with an intelligence and sensitivity sorely missing in pop music today.
Federal funding for the arts in the U.S. was a contentious issue for FDR's Works Progress Administration.
Thursday, August 27 2009
Legendary Polish director Andrzej Wajda tackles a very personal subject in the harrowing Katyn, the long-denied Soviet massacre of the Polish officer corps in WWII.
The true achievement of Mount Eerie's Wind's Poem is the redemptive arc Elverum finds within the black metal context.