Witch breathes new life into Metal
How to come of age watching a coming-of-age movie
Revisiting the Rolling Stones' flawed masterpiece
Grant Morrison takes Superman apart and puts him back together
The Hostess Fruit Pie perseveres through the postmodern age
The battle for reality is being fought in modern video games
George Lucas’s "Star Wars Holiday Special" is a kitsch and crappy Christmas classic
At Christmastime, it’s best to do whatever Dean Martin tells you to do
The Deadly Snakes return from the butcher’s shop with their new album Porcella
WFMU keeps all us weirdoes tuned to the same wavelength
Confusion reigns supreme in the latest DC Comics debacle
How Friendster is unwiring social networks
The time-travel film Primer proves nothing, but enthralls everyone
A guide to Marvel Comics’ new movie adaptations
The Life and Times of Dinosaur Jr.
Why It Sucks
"Jon Spencer is a paradox: he screams for you to pay attention to him, but he doesn’t really have anything to say."
Robert Pollard’s From a Compound Eye
A Story of Geekdom
No Hot Love on the Hot-Love Highway
American Idol’s Parade of Ineptitude
Brian Wilson and SMiLE at Carnegie Hall
Rolling out the Assholes
"If you wanted to create a family drama, though, Walker could be the father, the crazy uncle, the crazy neighbour, the insouciant teen or the token gumshoe. "
Women who rock.
The dark years of mid-eighties cable programming
"Fear Factor is not the kind of show that fills me with hope. "
"I found myself uncertain of what I was being sold."