author, 'Wolf In White Van'
American musician and novelist, best known for his work as The Mountain Goats
Darnielle titled his novel after a back-masked message in Larry Norman’s song “Six Sixty Six.” He reflects on our desire to locate meaning where there might be none.
Oct. 30, 2014
Jen Craig discusses writing “Panthers and the Museum of Fire,” a short and expansive book that feels immense, rich and complex.
Jolly Old St. Nick is still coming to town this pandemic Christmas — straight to living rooms via Zoom, Skype, etc.
from Greater LA
In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .
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On this Christmas Eve, Press Play re-airs some favorite interviews of the year. Sopan Deb shares how his Indian heritage informs his standup comedy. The documentary “Mr. SOUL!”
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.
from Scheer Intelligence
Dunce, by Mary Ruefle, finds meaning everywhere.
"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" stars Viola Davis as the great blues singer of the title and Chadwick Boseman, brilliant in his final performance as the cornetist in a quartet that…
from Film Reviews
David Talbert on bringing a new holiday classic to all audiences.
from The Treatment
The pandemic pummeled production. WarnerMedia started a war with its windows-shattering sneak attack. And Quibi, we hardly knew you.
from The Business