Jeff Leeds

Music-business writer for the New York Times

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A New Studio; Requiem for the Record Industry; Let's Do Lakers

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Ozzfest Becomes Freefest

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Can Microsoft's new  Zune  media player challenge  Apple's digital download hegemony ? Plus, fear not!  Jackass Number 2  isn't the end of cinema as we know it.

Zune vs iPod; Investing in Hollywood

Can Microsoft's new Zune media player challenge Apple's digital download hegemony ? Plus, fear not! Jackass Number 2 isn't the end of cinema as we know it.

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Filmmaker Edgar Wright's new music documentary “The Sparks Brothers” celebrates two musicians whose work he loves.

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Editor/poet Emily Skillings and poet/critic John Yau speak about an iconic poet of the 21st century, John Ashbery, and his posthumous book, “Parallel Movement of the Hands: Five…

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Over the decades Steven Soderbergh has made some of the most distinctive films in cinema history--plus a few clunkers, the cost of audacity.

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More than a dozen children died in the last five years while in the custody of LA’s Department of Children and Family Services.

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Amy Gerstler's new book of poetry, “Index of Women,” is the product of a heart the world broke.

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Value "Black Widow," the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, for what it is (a surprisingly intimate portrait of two sisters and their strange family, plus several…

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Matt Damon is an Oklahoma oil-patch worker who travels to France to help his daughter, imprisoned in Marseille for a murder she claims she didn't commit.

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