What do you get if you mix “Gladiator,” “The Return of Martin Guerre,” “Saving...– Anthony Lane, from his review of Robin Hood.
This East Village classic has experienced a resurgence since the debut of its...– My friend Justine wrote this article for Citysearch. It’s maybe the best piece of writing I’ve read all year. Seriously. New York Bars I’ve Fallen Down In
Reflections After Mick
The Rolling Stones used to make a kind of song, a kind they’ve all but stopped making for the last 40 years, which, in my opinion, is the best kind of song they make. I like to call this song “swelling sadness.” Not that the song is about the deepest, darkest pits of melancholy, but that the songs actually seem to move in the same manner as sadness itself. The song sounds like...
If the National are important, rather than merely good, it’s for writing about...– Andrew Gaerig, “The National - High Violet (Review),” Pitchfork, May 10, 2010 (via screwrocknroll) Even though Drew and I probably disagree as to whether or not the characteristics of The National he extols are indeed virtuous or worth praising, I do think he writes better on this band than most.
In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public....– Oscar Wilde, 116 years ago.
Took her out for breakfast, then he raped her for lunch.– Elliott Stabler (Christopher Meloni), Law & Order: SVU, Season 5, Episode 22, “Painless.” Yes, this is actually a line from the show.