New work from Neil LaBute and the U.K.'s Kneehigh
Art: this is how we explain away indulgent decisions. Last night, Kanye West released the first visual--do not call it a video--from his as yet untitled new album: a "painting," as he and his director call it, for "Power." The clip premiered on MTV directly following an episode of the network ... More >>
No one has to go through life with angst anymore, unless you're disturbed by co-pays, side effects, and an over-reliance on artifical highs. And I am, honey! A few years ago, I tried Zoloft and almost jumped out a window. It gave me aching fingers, headaches, dizzy spells, spasms, and no re ... More >>
After the New Yorker, a real press photo, maybe. The poet Michael Robbins lives in Chicago, quotes both Lil Wayne and Paul Muldoon fluently, and studs his criticism with punchlines like "This sort of thing is why punk rock had to be invented." His January 12 debut in the New Yorker, "Alien Vs. Pred ... More >>
Yesterday was a slow day for musical discoveries, barring Guelph’s The D’Urbervilles, who played an invigorating afternoon set at Le Divan Orange. Unfortunately, Adam and His Amethysts were too dull to deserve such a sparkling moniker; what’s worse, their front man is also a member of Miracle ... More >>
Eels have been more renowned of late for their ever-cynical frontman E’s dry gags—inviting George Bush to their show in D.C., attempting to buy a one-second Super Bowl ad—than for their patented Paxil pop. But it’s still just as you remember it—brooding, intense, mildly funky. They’ve ju ... More >>
A devastating brain injury in Iraq leaves soldier Roberto Reyes with a support system of onehis mother
Turn off your Boris or whatever and let's get retarded
Eve Ensler's new drama about a soldier, his hot shrink, and some naughty war crimes
NYU confronts its suicide problem with counseling and a questionable questionnaire
Stand-up satirist misplaces his pointed political punchlines
When a comic genius sheds light on sickness, fraud, and greed, why turn the light off?
Military Psychiatry Revamps Old Tune
A Success Story Where the Good Guys Win?
Andrew Sullivan Sings for His Drugs
A New Sexual Drug Works on the Brain. But What Are the Uses of Lifestyle Meds?