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Massholes have no business being behind the wheel.
Mass drivers really do suck
By MIKE MILIARD  |  June 18, 2008

Dance, Monkey: Robert Schimmel

What would really be great would be if, at the end of the show, everyone was dead, except one comic, who is literally the last one standing. He wins.
We put a visiting comic on the hot seat. This week's victim...
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  May 06, 2008

Real to reel

Even now, after Greil Marcus’s Lipstick Traces and Simon Reynolds’s Rip It Up and Start Again , the rock-star-as-vector-of-ideas is still something of a challenge for us.
The exquisite artifice and lasting weirdoid-ness of Roxy Music
By JAMES PARKER  |  April 01, 2008

Sifting the trash heap

There’s an image in an old Warlock comic book by Jim Starlin that sums up a lot of the peculiar, shared pleasure of reading comics.
Things I love about the gold and the garbage in comics
By DOUGLAS WOLK  |  June 28, 2007

Playlist: May 25, 2007

Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground, 1981-1991, Heavier than Heaven: A Biography of Kurt Cobain, Songwriters on Songwriting, and more.
Amanda Palmer’s five favorite music books of all time
By AMANDA PALMER  |  May 29, 2007

Poor Nick

His miraculous guitar technique was a protective force field shielding him from the sadness in his own songs.
A folk legend’s brief life’s journey
By JAMES PARKER  |  January 09, 2007