author, literary critic and editor
Steven Moore is an author, literary critic and editor.
Steven Moore has gathered his book reviews and essays that take us from the Beats and the Fifties to practically yesterday or even tomorrow.
Apr. 27, 2017
Punk singer Darby Crash dreamed of immortality.
from Lost Notes
From the brand new podcast Appearances, by Sharon Mashihi, we bring you “Episode 04: Last Ditch Effort.”
At 82, Helen Rae is as prolific as ever, interpreting fashion ads into her own singular vision. Toilet paper holders convey a political message.
from Arts & Culture Stories
The Hollywood Commission, a new organization chaired by Anita Hill, is out with a survey on harassment in Hollywood and plans to launch a reporting platform next year.
from The Business
Six months have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down much of life as we knew it.
from Greater LA
Charles Yu’s "Interior Chinatown" is a contemporary novel about dealing with the difficulty of being whoever you are.
In 1980, anti-disco sentiment was at a high and Grace Jones was coming off a trilogy of disco albums. If she stayed stagnant, it felt like her career could be swept away.
Garrett Bradley's "Time," a gorgeous documentary that skips back and forth over the course of two decades, is a Black filmmaker's lyrical tribute to a Black family trying to hold…
from Film Reviews
Burger Records was a garage rock record label in Orange County that built its brand on bringing rock and roll to teens and putting the spotlight on underground bands.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand