In the last 20-plus years, filmmaker Kevin Kerslake has amassed a mind-bogglingly impressive list of music-industry credits, not only shooting videos for Sonic Youth, Prince, Green Day, R.E.M., the Rolling Stones, but also directing the visual treatment of Nirvana's "Come As You Are" and the MTV V ... More >>
In the week Rush Limbaugh called us "some magazine," we invited our friend Status Ain't Hood back for a day. Oh, and right: Congrats Tom!
Interviews: Wavves' Nathan Williams on drugs and the beach, Albert Maysles on HBO's new Grey Gardens, Ian Svenonius on Kanye West and his new band, C ... More >>
The British author J.G. Ballard, who published more than thirty books of fiction, short stories, and essays over nearly five decades, died yesterday. His pessimistic and prescient meditations on technology and modernity would be hugely influential for everyone from David Cronenberg to Joy Division t ... More >>
Anyone who's read On Beauty knows that author Zadie Smith's attitude towards academia is ambivalent at best. But this is what passes for a day job in the novel writing world, and so this semester finds Smith up at Columbia, teaching a fiction seminar called "Sense and Sensibility." The syllabus fo ... More >>