They Came to Blow Our System: Why Music Won’t Be the Same Without Death Grips
The Best Short Story of All-Time: It’s Rudyard Kipling’s “Rikki Tikki Tavi.”
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The Best Scene From The Bourne Identity—and Why Bourne Is the Greatest Action Hero of Our Time
Falconer Is John Cheever’s Masterpiece—and One of the Best Prison Novels Ever
If You Combined Paul McCartney and John Lennon, You’d Get Harry Nilsson
Forget Joyce and Yeats. You Want Irish Literature, Listen to Thin Lizzy.
Why Metallica Was Huge, Still Is Huge, and Always Will Be Huge
Evelyn Waugh and Jack Kerouac Are Totally Hanging Out in Heaven
Psychedelic Pill: Neil Young Has Never Sounded Better
If Only Grizzly Bear Was More Like AC/DC
The 1991 Novel That Predicted the Rise of Sarah Palin
Reflections on the Ozzy Osbourne’s memoir, I Am Ozzy.
Would Roald Dahl have liked Wes Anderson’s adaptation of Fantastic Mr. Fox?
Michael Clayton, Duplicity, and what makes Tony Gilroy’s movies so impossible to resist.
Two memoirs about turning to God, from two members of Korn.
Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks: Live at the Hollywood Bowl—should rock stars be allowed to dust off their greatest hits?
The spiritual journey of Ol’ Dirty Bastard.
AC/DC, Black Ice, and 30 years of highly synthesized atomic boogie.
When rock show banter goes wrong.