Guilt-ridden sharpshooter unsuccessfully tries to explain race in the NBA and society.
A critique and defense of Bret Easton Ellis’ first book of nonfiction.
Chicago’s Bandy and their debut LP The Challengers.
David Robert Mitchell's follow-up to It Follows is a strange slog, featuring a dull protagonist, a plot that's full of nonsense, and a mystery that's not at all interesting. C-
Peak tulips, whistling trains, jumping bunnies and shattered glass.
He's also dying.
An investigation and interview with the artist working in three-dimensional sound-and-seascape.
Lavie Tidhar’s Unholy Land is an example of creativity that justifies itself.
My vanity’s taken a hit.
Toasting a Pirates legend leaving the broadcast booth.
Paleocon Diary (#168).
Casey Gerald’s memoir is infinitely more valuable than a book about the secrets of Wall Street.
As much as I enjoyed the movie, there were a few things I noticed as an adult that gave me pause.
The Montaigne Project 3: on idleness.
So what if my cousin smoked in Notre Dame? Everyone smokes in Paris.
Transgender Manning, transparent Assange, transhuman Easter.
White man’s diary.
Bad blood is bubbling.
Don’t be too sure about a future predicted by others.
That's the least of our problems.
A new album by Chad Beattie out now on Sara Laughs Records.
Oh my stars!
Live improvisations and interviews captured in a short documentary.
Living legend best known for her role as tut-tutting Jessica Fletcher on Murder, She Wrote in a puff piece interview for Australian TV recorded last fall.
A rare appearance from two of America's most famous silent movie stars.
Full show shot by Thomas Kessler.
Radio show programmed by Animal Collective's Geologist (Brian Weitz).
An interview with the artist behind the Criterion Collection's recent remaster of Notorious.
A new music video directed by Cole Bennett.
It's one of the tragedies of the pre-Cloud, analog world that the best local bands of my youth, specifically those performing during the Marble Bar Era 1978-1985, recorded just a handful of songs during their existence.
Live performance employing specialized software to create tones which trigger a “frequency following” response in the brain, subtly modifying brainwave patterns between alert and meditative states.
Writing and recording poems every week for a newborn daughter.