Mixed Media

March 2012

Freshkills - “Bigger Man” (Doctor Israel Remix) (PopMatters Premiere)

Brooklyn's Freshkills are back with a propulsive, post-punk set with Raise Up the Sheets.


‘Battle for Brooklyn’ at the Doc Yard on 3/19 and West End Museum 3/20

“Eminent domain,” you’re reminded at the start of Battle for Brooklyn, is “the right of the government to take private property.” Usually, this measure


Early Spring 2012 New Music Playlist

Why not jump into the spring season a bit early after the "winter that wasn’t" with a bunch of new tunes ready for the next playlist? The time change forward is never easy, but releases from Chairlift, Porcelain Raft and Dr. Dog can help ease the transition.


The Roots and Bob Mould Headline MOG at the Mohawk 3/17 @ SXSW

Tomorrow our friends at MOG are teaming with Intel to present a killer line-up featuring the Roots, Bob Mould, Blitzen Trapper, Cloud Nothings and more at the Mohawk.


“Blinged Out the Toilet with Play-Doh”: A Video Chat with Sherri Shepherd

Emmy Award-winner Sherri Shepherd is known for her roles on 30 Rock, The View, and her forthcoming stint on Dancing with the Stars. Shepherd dishes on new 30 Rock plot details and which Oscar-winner she was mistaken for (frequently) on the red carpet this year.


‘26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story’ on ESPN 15 March

“Sing Sing,” narrates Laurence Fishburne, “What breaks a man here, it’s what every man loses and what each man serves: time.” Such emphasis on


‘Beah: A Black Woman Speaks’ on Doc Channel This Week

“I had experiences on the stage that I didn’t think were possible and then a strange thing happened. On the stage, I was complete


‘The Man Nobody Knew,’ About CIA Spymaster William Colby, at STF 3/13

“He was doing his job and she was the loyal wife,” says Carl Colby. “My mother believed in what he was doing, but it had


Beach House - ‘Bloom’ (new album / MP3)

Beach House Bloom (Sub Pop) Releasing 15 May The duo of Alex Scally and Victoria Legrand, otherwise known as Beach House, return with their latest album


February 2012

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model

// Channel Surfing

"The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?

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