Friday, September 16 2011
In Demon Knights Paul Cornell not only dramatizes the idea of Camelot, but exquisitely reenacts it at one of the oldest comicbook publishers.
Friday, September 9 2011
In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.
Friday, September 2 2011
Sometimes we deal in numbers, and if you want to count Love, count them Number 49 on Acclaimed Music's Great List. We're all normal and we want our freedom.
Thursday, September 1 2011
Looking back over Dexter’s journey, the need for a trustworthy companion has never been greater. As the character has become more human, the desire for companionship and a normal life has overtaken the necessitation to kill. It has become—in fact always was—the driving force in his life.
Wednesday, August 10 2011
Songwriter Matt Nathanson has just made his finest statement with his new album, Modern Love, a diverse collection of songs about relationships, sexuality, and intimacy in a rapidly changing world.
Monday, August 1 2011
Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?
Friday, June 10 2011
The Submarines charm below the surface of their newest album, but get too monotonous as they emerge.
Wednesday, March 9 2011
Glee and The Bachelor need to show a little trust in the relationships they're filming, and lighten up on all the talk.
Monday, July 19 2010
Take a tour of Storyville where Jazz began and murder prevails, bringing in the likes of David Fulmer's hero who is as good at solving crime as he's crippled by his love of an irresistible whore.
Thursday, March 11 2010
Director Adrian Wills skillfully captures the massive scale of the Cirque du Soleil production from concept to reality, as well as the enormous challenges facing the individual contributors.