This week, we have a load of solid new releases, including a new book from Jeffrey Eugenides, whom the reading public hasn't heard from in almost ten years and whose book Middlesex now holds a permanent spot in nearly every used book store in the country. We also have the DVD release of Terra ... More >>
Nothing like a little smattering of nostalgia to soften up the critics, and J.J. Abrams lays it on thick in Super 8, his pitch-perfect paean to Steven Spielberg and growing up in the late '70s and early '80s. But sentiment doesn't have to be a weak critical reaction, as Tim Davids notes in hi ... More >>
They've been doing this for EIGHTY-THREE years?!? There are a lot of things more important than watching and liveblogging the 2011 Academy Awards - but none of them are things we have to do today. Look for our recap after the show!
Jimmy Carter as he looked during the era when he promoted solar energy in Denver. The hoopla yesterday over President Barack Obama's appearance in Denver, when he used the signing of a $787 billion economic-stimulus bill to hype solar energy, spurred memories in one reader, who recalled another chi ... More >>
From the week of June 10, 2004
Greg Tyner is a man on a mission.
Devo’s lead has turned a hobby into satirical art.
With Snatch, Guy Ritchie once again proves himself the Tarantino of the Thames.
Whatever happened to the future?
Love her or hate her--but give her some respect.
SHE'S THE BRAND NEW HEAVIES' N'DEA DAVENPORT, A SOUL SONGSTRESS FOR THE NINETIES.