When you think of a New York band with a New York sound, there are probably a few things that come to mind. Maybe the street corner operas of Lou Reed, or the 4 a.m. cigarette glamor of The Strokes, or the goofy aggression of the Ramones, or dozens of other things. What you probably don't think of i ... More >>
Cast In Concrete tracks Vijith Assar as he records New York City's street musicians. If you'll be busking nearby soon and would like to appear in a future installment, please let him know. See also: Cast In Concrete #6: Scott Stenten And The Sound Of Two Hands Tapping (On A Guitar)
Thanks to Frankenstorm, a whole slate of concerts has been wiped out tonight and tomorrow, including this evening's Joshua Radin/A Fine Frenzy gig at Best Buy Theater--it's been rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 4. As it turns out, Alison Sudol, the brainy beauty behind AFF, is about more than just music ... More >>
Burnham in his Prescott, Arizona home lab, circa 1960. Yesterday, we published the first half of a 24,000-word "self-interview" by Lowell Observatory astronomer Robert Burnham, Jr. on what would have been his 80th birthday. Burnham died in 1993 at the age of 61. He was known not only for hi ... More >>
Her new Chelsea restaurant also has a stealth Sicilian agenda
Forget the snogging! This novel's hero prefers sex and recreational drug use.
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power Like Lambs to the Slaughter: Your Child and the Occult Author: Johanna Michaelsen Publisher: Harvest House P ... More >>
Nicole Kidman recently told the press that her role in Australia may be her last. As one anonymous gossip-board poster put it, "Funny, the box office has been saying the very same thing!" And the reality is that not only is Nicole at an age when Hollywood generally treats women like used Kleenex, bu ... More >>
Blow off Alvin and the Chipmunks and show up for the best kiddie picture of the season
Heaven knows, William Bowers is the new movement in town. Provincializm: Spandex From Spain By William Bowers I'm giving that Monday columnist one last jab at my Pitchfork homesnakes before I’ll stoop to spoof more than his sagacious one-sentence-paragraph leads. What I mean to say is: Dancep ... More >>
A chameleonic Forest Whitaker dominates an awkward Idi Amin biopic
New Yorkers revisit last year's promises and share hopes for 2006
Operation Enduring Allegory: In C.S. Lewis's crusading Chronicles, a lion's not just a lion
Moving into the mainstream, the Christian right tells Hollywood to have a little faith
Fall brings hope of a brave New World and a historic Violence
Harry Potter, The Movie, Took in $93.5 Million in Its Opening Weekend. Feeling the Magic?