Better Than: Possibly expected. A benefit concert can be tricky business. There's a necessity to show earnestness when addressing the cause it benefits while an expectation for a fully-stocked and exciting line-up of performances and surprises exists. It can go horribly wrong or it can be an illu ... More >>
Patti Smith reads from Lorca’s ‘lost’ work
Beasts of the northern wild
Who says robots cant feel?
Seamus Heaney shows you his country
Good thing Carl Sandburg's not around to read them. FSG publishes the complete correspondence.
The Magik Markers play Death by Audio, Monday, October 1 DOWNLOAD The Magik Markers, "Bad Dream" (MP3 clip) The Magik Markers, "Taste" (MP3 clip) No Context by Zach Baron Since only a fraction of this interview with the Magik Markers appears in my short feature on them this week, I thought I'd p ... More >>
Magik Markers use both to find their locomo
JoAnn Verburg voyages through the realm of the domestic
Prolonging the magic: From the crumbs of a tired genre, yet another stale piece of cake
Lady Lazarus: At long last, rectifying a premature 'Ariel'
At the 440 B.C. Olympic Games, a hot young author made the sceneHerodotus!
A marriage of heaven and hell: rote Plath-Hughes biopic seeks closure and takes no sides
'Living History': Reading the Senator's 500-Page Résumé
Maid's room in Park Avenue building