Socratic (Band)

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2014

    Which Philosophies Do These Metal Genres Exemplify?

    Metal bands have a beautiful combination of ballsiness and self-importance to put themselves out there, and risk looking hilariously self-serious. Simply put, there's no scene that gels better with my high school philosophy class than metal. You'd always rather read Kant listening to Ulver over Mode ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    Allen Ginsberg Explains Timothy Leary

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 12, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 9 Remarks on Leary's Politics of Ecstasy by Allen Ginsberg By the late '40s of this memory Century the people I knew best and loved the most had already broken through the crust of old Reason & were dow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Swedish Twee-&-B Duo jj Cover "Birthday Sex." Why?

    ​You may have noticed that Zach and Camille--SOTC's daily stewards--aren't posting today, because they're on some kind of spiritual retreat that I'm not privy to the details of. As a guest, I'd be remiss in not writing an amorphous think piece that will fall through the cracks between more web ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 10, 2004
  • NYC Life

    February 1, 2000

    Hop on Pop

    Lear, Seinfeld, and the Dumbing Down of the Academy

  • News

    May 12, 1998

    Investigating New York's Finest

    Tolerance for Brutality Exists Throughout the Police Department