Geeta Dayal

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  • 9 years ago

    If you had to pick two reigning kingpins of the current techno scene, Richie Hawtin and Ricardo Villalobos would be good bets. Both are prolific producers and jet-setting DJs who can demand eye-popping sums of money for a single gig. They are also...

  • 9 years ago

    If all goes well this week, a huge, scrappy flotilla of homemade rafts—crafted out of junk scavenged from the streets of New York City, powered by biodiesel fuel and fry grease, and packed with artists, performers, and assorted crazy people&#...

  • 10 years ago

    Over Brian Eno's fertile career, he's been heralded as a '70s glam god, father of ambient music, legendary rock 'n' roll producer, and doe-eyed guru of all things mildly futuristic. "Video artist" isn't a term that normally comes to mind. But Eno ...

  • 10 years ago

    Many high-profile critics in the raging debate over "intelligent design" have, understandably, been evolutionary biologists. Legendary Oxford professor Richard Dawkins regularly appears on British TV to talk up Darwin and lash out against ID betwe...

  • 10 years ago

    What is it about Morrissey that inspires such cultish devotion? As the title implies, Saint Morrissey is more hagiography than biography, but above all, it's a sweet and tender mash note by an unabashed obsessive. Fittingly, the story begins not b...

  • 10 years ago

    Gerald Lefcourt made his name as a lawyer for the 1960s counterculture; Abbie Hoffman dedicated his classic Steal This Book to Jerry Lefcourt, Lawyer and Brother. The prominent New York defense attorney's roster of former clients includes people l...


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