A Wicked Sense of Humor Veers Heavily Towards the Sadistic in 'Crow Fair'

A Wicked Sense of Humor Veers Heavily Towards the Sadistic in 'Crow Fair'

By Austin Price

If sometimes flawed, often confusing and always marked by challenging style, Thomas McGuane's Crow Fair remains a remarkable offering from one of America's finest writers. 29 Jun 2015 // 2:05 AM

Read more
//Recent Reviews
Tony Bourdain: No Reservations

Mostly, Tony Bourdain is mad at us, for allowing our taste buds to be tainted by fast food and microwaved mediocrity.

READ more

1 Aug 2005 // 1:00 AM

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling

With her astonishing run of the first five books, Rowling's magical thrillers have grown increasingly darker, using deaths in books four and five to really give the story's arc an emotional heft the first trio were thin on.

READ more
The Street With No Name / House of Bamboo (1948/1955)

The men's relationship is rerouted through any number of bizarre set pieces, the sort of brilliant incongruity that Fuller loved to wreak.

READ more
	The Thieves: Tales From the White Line

In the sweepstakes to make the most derivative rock album ever, the Thieves live up to their name.

READ more

31 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Pipas: Chunnel Autumnal

Re-release consisting of original album and EP that will send Belle and Sebastian fans looking for their, well, Belle and Sebastian records.

READ more

31 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Meat Katie: Fabriclive 21

One of the best and most comprehensive breakbeat compilations in years.

READ more
	B.B. King: Chronicles: 3 Classic Albums

This is prime B.B. King, and you'd be hard pressed to find anything better, either in his catalog or anywhere else in the blues.

READ more
	The Juan MacLean: Less Than Human

Juan MacLean. Juanita MacLean. Juan's gay robot best friend. Hilarity ensues.

READ more
	Jackson United: Western Ballads

If the cover of your diary or is woefully lacking in angsty quotes, or your yearbook entry has room for a few quick jabs at your ex, have I got the album for you.

READ more
	High School Sweethearts: Heels ‘n’ Wheels

Co-ed garage poppers deliver too much of a good thing on their sophomore album.

READ more
More Recent Reviews
//Mixed media
//Blogs

Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

READ the article