Director, producer, screenwriter
You may have never heard of Clarence Avant, but this enigmatic manager, producer and record executive has touched the lives of a wide array of people you have heard of: Bill Withers,…
Jun. 3from The Business
Should you have the right to hasten your own execution?
Jun. 5from Here Be Monsters
"The Fall Of the American Empire" is a French-Canadian crime caper about money--not just the small fortune involved in a heist, but the larger fortunes that sustain the world of…
May. 31from Film Reviews
The Parade, by Dave Eggers, is a book of creeping dread, where every worst thing is possible, and rational reason leads one to expect that the worst is not over.
May. 30from Bookworm
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp praises the artist’s power grab.
Jun. 13from Art Talk
In the early ‘80s, two teenage siblings in London recorded an album that fused Pakistani pop and British New Wave. It became a perfect harmony of the two worlds they lived in.
Jun. 6from Lost Notes
Edward Goldman talks about American cultural experiences that inspired him as a young boy in Russia.
Jun. 11from Art Talk
As a supplement to our episode on John Fahey, we share a conversation between Jessica Hopper and Carla Green about artist legacies in the era of cancel culture and #MeToo.
May. 28from Lost Notes
Edward Goldman talks about mid-career solo exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists.
Jun. 4from Art Talk
"Men in Black: International" is an industrial product salvaged from the remnants of an exhausted franchise and aimed at a young audience that may not know or care what a joy the…
Jun. 14from Film Reviews