This is a portrait of an artist attuned to notions of justice, lust, longing, loneliness, and redemption, and possessing the sort of voice and vision commonly reserved for the prophets.
10 Nov 2016
In this excerpt from his memoir, Thomas Dolby recalls the breathtaking experience of playing with David Bowie at Live Aid, 2004.
13 Oct 2016
"I’m reading these days -- ironically, on the web -- that we don’t read anymore."
01 Sep 2016
How we feel and think about our bodies "has shifted across times and cultures, taking and losing definition due to any number of forces and trends-philosophical, religious, cultural, technological."
Fay Bound AlbertiBooks
04 Aug 2016
Decolonization, shifting demographics and the rise of the US needed to be understood and processed through the British popular imagination. The Doctor landed his TARDIS just in time to help.
28 Jul 2016
Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David: "like Harold Pinter or Samuel Beckett for television." What more does one need?
Jennifer Keishin ArmstrongBooks
21 Jul 2016
How a '90s Doctor Who might have been uniquely Doctor Who while differing greatly from what it actually ended up becoming.
13 Jun 2016
How does a 2,000-year-old (give or take a few centuries) Gallifreyan Time Lord engage with the very human politics of mid-20th century class war?
27 May 2016
In America today, "states like California and Michigan spend more money on imprisoning young people than on educating them." How did we let this happen?
05 May 2016
Trouble Boys is a deeply intimate and nuanced portrait, exposing the primal factors and forces—addiction, abuse, fear—that would shape one of the most brilliant and notoriously self-destructive groups of all time.
14 Apr 2016
How can music move people to sudden violence that they may later regret or not fully understand?
07 Apr 2016
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