Wednesday, January 27 2010
Ang Lee captures the '70s on film the way Rick Moody captures the era in the book The Ice Storm. It's the midst of the sexual revolution, the Watergate scandal is erupting, and the country's social consciousness is changing.
Monday, September 10 2007
Moody's new novella collection, dealing mostly with post-9/11 paranoia, is ultimately undone by self-imposed limitations.
Monday, December 6 2004
It's clear to see that without this kind of playful exploration to rein back for their song-based work, Wilco might not be Wilco.
Wednesday, June 26 2002
The book itself, eschewing the traditional memoir's approach to laying out the facts and hoping -- simply by the act of writing -- to come to terms with a life, makes no claim at understanding, or for that matter, judgment.