Spoon, doing less with less. Photo by Autumn De WildeIn this week's Village Voice, Rob Harvilla on Spoon's defiantly skeletal Transference, Phil Freeman goes bull riding at MSG's arena rock rodeo, and Brad Cohan meets the new kid in town (and old head extremist drummer) Weasel Walter. In Boo ... More >>
At long last, the rankings are in: the 2008 New Yorker Cartoonist Final Standings, in which a whole year's worth of New Yorker cartoons are painstakingly analyzed, their "amusing percentage" noted, and the hacks are separated from those, like Zach Kanin, capable of the majesty above.
New Yorkers revisit last year's promises and share hopes for 2006