Tuesday, January 14 2014
On this, Bruce Springsteen's most unsteady album, Tom Morello demonstrates how a backing player can nearly ruin the proceedings.
Friday, April 29 2011
Thursday, April 7 2011
On his fifth proper solo album, Robertson puts a lot of effort into trying to sound effortless.
Thursday, December 17 2009
In the most dire of situations, some choose hope. That was what the Pablove Foundation Benefit at the Avalon sought to inspire, as there is power in remembrance, but more so in moving forward to make sure the scenario doesn’t keep replaying.
Tuesday, September 15 2009
Part of my antagonism toward this book stems from my feeling that it’s not so much as “written” as it is “researched”.
Thursday, December 18 2008
The Garden tracks the legal maneuvering, social organizing, and political activating on all sides of the South Central Garden controversy.
Monday, October 27 2008
With substandard picture quality and a lack of true eye-opening material, this will be regarded as a minor work in an otherwise impressive film canon.
Thursday, July 19 2007
"Bad presidents make for good music (laughs), but issues of social justice don't go away when there's a Democratic administration."
Sunday, January 1 1995
To aid him on his travels, Bobby (Jon Favreau) takes Ricky, his childhood friend, boxing partner (they're introduced fighting each other in some cheap venue, for piddling money), and notorious fuck-up. Ricky is played by the affable (when not bar-brawling) Vince Vaughn, who also produced 'Made', and who, in 1996, starred with Favreau in 'Swingers', the film that made them both bankable properties.