The thrill isn’t gone, but websites don’t pack the punch of now-decimated print.
Desperate for money, Micah the Graduate Student accepts a job at a far-right think tank.
Drifting into unidentified realms of reality with Tim Feeney and Aaron Michael Butler.
Bizarre incorporation of flashbacks in recent movies pleases no one, confuses everyone.
Gillette wants in on #MeToo because it wants to sell razors to the parents of teens.
A week on Staten Island.
Trump starts his third year.
For these sad characters, life revolved around “slamming.”
If people who go to comedy shows expect moralism instead of ugly truths, there's not much future in comedy for women.
“Cat Person” stands tall among the mess of Kristen Roupenian’s You Know You Want This.
Re-reading Safire on Nixon in light of Trump.
It pushes progressives’ buttons, and they want the show canceled.
An interview with James A. Lindsay.
The trick is in what happens around the game.
Mark Jacobson and Ben Fountain see political trouble.
Dispense with realism right away.
We are dust on a mission.
A new reading of 1985’s Back to the Future.
Unless I’m very much mistaken.
I think every writer knows internally when something he writes is nonsense.
I'll buy a mansion in Beverly Hills.
Paleocon Diary (#155).
“Are you with Verizon?”
There’s no sense of sprawl here.
First single from Malkmus' nearly shelved electronic album Groove Denied (out March 15 via Matador).
Televised set from Germany on the Washing Machine tour.
An interview with the director shortly after the release of The Deer Hunter.
Performing songs from the NTS Sessions in Australia last year.
Surprise new album by the prolific Baltimore singer-songwriter.
The first look at Jordan Peele's follow-up to Get Out.
The first music video from the album Dream Dynamics, featuring Nicky Smith on rhythm and lead guitar.
Manhattan’s packed for the holidays, but no one’s there.
New electronic compositions from New York experimental musician.
An episode from 1972, when talk shows let people talk.
City nicknames, like Baltimore’s “Charm City,” are mostly dumb.
First single from new Baltimore band fronted by Brooks Kossover and Jenghis Manning-Pettit.