Friends have urged me unsuccessfully to attend tonight's Queen concert with them. As the band and guest singer Adam Lambert tour, I imagine this scene unfolding for others elsewhere. Some are excited to see Brian May, a we're-not-worthy, guitar-playing legend. Others are interested in Lambert, who ... More >>
Michel Gondry on Noam Chomsky and a brainy new doc.
The Onion, as it so often does, hits the nail on the head regarding political ignorance with this "headline": "Man Who Understands 8% Of Obamacare Vigorously Defends It From Man Who Understands 5%." The satirical headline is simply highlighting the commonplace that Americans simply do not know much ... More >>
Cross Canadian Ragweed's Red Dirt vibe officially flatlined on October, 24, 2010 when the band played their last gig at Joe's Sports Bar in Chicago. And even though that was a well-publicized fact, a lot of diehard CCR fans were still going to Cody Canada and the Departed concerts screaming out requ ... More >>
Every trip to cheerful Salvadoran spot El Petate is an adventure.
Randomly typing the start to questions into Google launches a whole host of weirdness that changes depending upon the searches people type into the search engine giant. Not only are they often interesting, but downright strange. I type in the requests and then answer the questions. You're welcome ... More >>
You said it, Demi.If you're a parent, one day you'll inevitably come to the sobering realization that your child's ultimate happiness is out of your hands. Naturally you're going to avoid feeding them Red Bull and Cheetos for lunch (that's a man's meal) or letting them juggle steak knives, bu ... More >>
This recently published poet is toning up
Get a little help with your Plato from David Waddell and Kelly Ulcak
Three exhibitions showcase works by prize-winning artists
Theatre New West presents Larry Kramer's revenge -- and his testament
Where to tuck it in -- or let it all hang out
Quebecois artist Diane Landry blows into Rice Gallery
The Arcade Fire's vast, spastic music will have you confused, thrilled and begging for more
Hell-raiser Reverend Bill battles Starbucks and shopping
When these soldiers became writers, the pen becomes very mighty indeed
Vietnam's first battle delivers a real dread of war so lacking in Black Hawk Down
Mineko Grimmer shows there is order in the chaos. You just have to wait for it.
Nobody's getting paid. There are no investors left. The rent money is running out. But George Molho and company are hanging on, hoping that with a good product and just a little luck they'll strike it rich.
Indians battle Lamar's "Redskins" and a suspect student vote
More for Les and the Rest. Brown finally figures out that spending equals power
Almost 25 years ago, graphics man Alan Berrent took Hustler "into the pink." Before he dies, he wants to make amends.
Simposio establishes itself as a classic
It has history, it has heritage. But does Wheatley High School have a real future?
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom actress Theresa Merritt and director Claude Purdy discuss the sin and history of the blues