Breaking up is hard to do
Where on the list will Maurice Sendak's controversial classic fall?If some of our earliest memories of food are shaped by eating it, then plenty more are informed by the act of reading about it. After devouring Maurice Sendak's In the Night Kitchen, what child could look at a slice of toast w ... More >>
"I want my shoes. Destroy the world. Goodbye." Photo by Chris Buck Stephin Merritt, the musician behind ventures as diverse as the Magnetic Fields and the Lemony Snicket audiobooks, is having a good year. The Magnetic Fields' eighth studio album, Distortion, a twisted, feedback drenched homage to ... More >>
There's nothing to this slight, self-absorbed dramedy
The Pillowman tells a sadistic tale about the danger of telling sadistic tales. But who's afraid?
Sprite of the hunter: Jim Carrey journeys through a postmodern 'tween-gothic neverland
Cinematic campaigning: This fall, filmmakers assault the status quo at a theater near you