The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 5:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.

Hitchcock 101: Day Nine, 1959 - 1960 | 22 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM

About 50 years ago Hitchcock followed his artistic masterpiece with two of the most important movies ever to emerge from Hollywood. Two very different pictures, each was to chart a course for an entire genre.


Did the Master of Suspense Make the Best Movies of All Time? | 29 Oct 2012 // 6:20 PM

There was a time when Alfred Hitchcock was considered a mere populist entertainer. Like Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton and others before him, his early work didn’t click with intellectual minds -- they found nothing to praise in his lurid stories of murder, mystery and shocks.


Christopher O'Riley Performs Bernard Herrmann's Prelude to 'Psycho' | 5 Mar 2012 // 4:00 AM

Classical pianist and composer Christopher O'Riley curates Mixed Media selecting favorites of his work and others.

'Psycho' and the Scene that Changed Modern Horror Forever | 15 Oct 2010 // 7:00 AM

Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho set the standard and post-modern horror has been hobbling to catch up ever since.


'Nightmare on Elm Street' just the latest in a long line of horror remakes | 30 Apr 2010 // 8:02 AM

The only things Hollywood likes as much as sequels are remakes — and no genre is better suited to constant reincarnation than the horror film. Hey,

//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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