This fall, Fatima al Qadiri released two EPs: Under the stage name Ashay, she recorded WARN-U, an album that explores and deconstructs the sacred Islamic songs of her past by layering eerie vocals and shrill cries over a reverberating drone; … Continued
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Every couple shares a secret world that only they inhabit, a subtler, more nuanced sphere that often gets ignored in Hollywood, where grand flourishes of amour are the norm. It’s not that real-life relationships are less heartfelt than their onscreen … Continued
An amateur comic-book enthusiast fights her way through fanboys and fantatics to get the scoop on the trailers, the stars, and the "cos-play" of NYCC.
Lest you thought comics were only about men flying around in tights…
You could the New Yorker bucks the status, er, quo.
Persian-American director Maryam Keshavarz’s debut feature Circumstance explores the danger and excitement of youth’s rebellion in contemporary Iran. The film centers around two friends, Atafeh (Nikohl Boosheri) and Shireen (Sarah Kazemy), who struggle to overcome both cultural constraints and complicated … Continued
Never afraid to ruffle a few feathers, late 80’s-early 90’s icon Sinead O’Connor has recently taken to Twitter in search some good old fashioned lovin’ and a little action from the back section, (yeah, we’re talkin’ anal) leaving us to … Continued
AMC’s The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks redefines Woody-Allen-esque
This Sunday (August 28th), Spotify, the popular Swedish music streaming service, will continue their mission to take over the United States (and further prove once and for all that they are cooler than Pandora) by hosting another free concert at … Continued
Once more, with feeling
Whether you’re Team Kermit, Team Ms. Piggy, or even Team Elmo – if you were born in the last forty years, it’s safe to assume The Muppets (and their Sesame Street brethren) played a significant role in your early childhood. … Continued
“When I did this stuff in the 70’s, people really didn’t know what the fuck it was about.”
Clear off the Big Orange Couch, call Clarissa, and track down Artie, The Strongest Man in the World – because starting on Monday night, the 90’s are back on TeenNick! In response to an overwhelming demand from 20-somethings, the network … Continued
Question: How do you make the life of an egomaniacal murderer and rapist look like one big party?
Answer: Set it to a soundtrack by Depeche Mode.
Mike Mills' new film Beginners is a love story for the rest of us.
Finally, the comic book industry has released a little something for the ladies…
Mike Mills' latest creation