Even though I trashed two articles related to the publication in my rockcritics.com round-up of 2006 and recently published an article in my zine lambasting the freak-folk scene that's based around it, I take no pleasure in saying that Arthur Magazine is probably going to disappear. I did like a lot of the content in Arthur otherwise and always thought it was a great model for indie publishing, even though from the L.A. Times article it's obvious that they had problems keeping themselves alive financially. I just hope that it can somehow continue it online (which is something I pushed for when they started out).
Pamela Bannos has written a careful, touching, delicate biography that escorts Maier out of the shadows and into the light without risking overexposure.
A Farewell to Kings was a turning point in Rush's career and a 1970s rock essential which still informs our world today.
Forty years after Ray Shell left New York for London, the original Rusty in Starlight Express finds his way home to the East Village.
At times Jonathan Hensleigh's film is ultra-violent and unpleasant, while at other times it is jokey or farcical, while still at other times it strikes a muddled balance between very silly material and deathly serious performances.
Anchored by an unflinching cinéma vérité style and a powerful lead performance by Margita Gosheva, Glory (Slava) thrives as a grave parable on the social media economy's corrupting influences against ethics and morality.
The producers of Black Lightning, the new CW series based on the DC Comics character launching Tuesday, have a broader agenda than creating another fantastic world where good battles evil.
You might care about the concepts raised in Gaming Representation, but you probably won't be able to understand them.