Monday, August 18 2014
Why do jazz folks always sound so defensive about the music they love? Why can’t they take a pie in the face from Django Gold?
Monday, October 21 2013
In Critical Mass James Wolcott directs us to the intellectuals, entertainers, performers, and/or celebrities who have graced, cursed, or captivated him ever since he quit Frostburg State and hit Woody's Manhattan.
Monday, May 6 2013
It was at the 2011 New Yorker Festival that Mitchell Hurwitz, creator of Arrested Development, announced that the much- beloved but all too short-lived comedy show would be making a return.
Wednesday, March 10 2010
The Too Much Coffee Man comic creator Shannon Wheeler discusses the plans for a TMCM opera, tells you how to get a job at the New Yorker, and reveals a "little Nixon list" of revenge.
Wednesday, July 16 2008
The New Yorker may have outsmarted itself. Its core readership is left of center and they care about the things that Obama cares about. But the cartoon may have the effect of encouraging Obama's opponents to step up their mythmaking because they've been provided with "cover" by a respected liberal magazine.
Sunday, July 15 2007
Acid may yet complete its comeback, but it's going to take a lot more than this.