This year marks the 10th anniversary for one of the weirdest moments in recent pop music history. Green Day somehow released one of the most critically acclaimed rock operas of all time. They were an entity primarily known for a series of respectable snot-punk slammers throughout the '90s, and then ... More >>
This week, Sound of the City presents a series of excerptss from Sinner's Creed, the incredible memoir of Creed frontman Scott Stapp. In our first installment, we detailed the spiritual turmoil that defined Stapp's life and music; he was a man pursued by demons, alternately yearning for God's love a ... More >>
Brad WalshCarolina RamirezEvery Fashion Week we're in awe of how much models are put through. They're running around from show to show; they get their hair yanked, straightened, curled; they get touched on almost every part of their bodies by dressers, wear loads of makeup, and, probably the ... More >>
Bright StarIn the old days, Hollywood effortlessly churned out glossy commercial vehicles about history makers like Louis Pasteur, Alexander Graham Bell, and Madame Curie--schoolbook-like material turned into films which, against all odds, managed to get good notices and an audience too. And ... More >>
And then I compare Keats with Tila Tequila.
Our veteran film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. It's day three and, so far, Hoberman has been underwhelmed. But more importantly, has he found those wild strawberries? Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank: the 15-year-old embodiment of a bad attitude A ... More >>
Flying himself into the world of geopolitics
Happy Halloween, people. A lot o' famous people were born on the day Roman Catholics call All Saints Day: John Keats, Dan Rather, Kinky Friedman, Larry Mullen, Alui Farka Touré, Johhny Marr, John Candy, Robert Pollard, and the King Ad-Rock just to name few. Not sure why Dan Rather is telling t ... More >>