Archive for April, 2015

New Blur Album: Something Special

Pitchfork says: ‘”The Magic Whip” is the first Blur album since 2003’s Think Tank, the first … Read more »

Tony Nominations: Quick Reaction

I’ve got a a fuller analysis on the Financial Times website. (Full list of nominees here.) … Read more »

“Wire” Creator Calls For Baltimore Calm

“The Wire” creator David Simon (pictured) has called for an end to looting and riots in … Read more »

Daft Punk Pay Tribute To Nile Rodgers

Back in February, Nile Rodgers said Daft Punk had made a “touching film” in honor of … Read more »

“Ted 2”: New Trailer

Viola Davis To Play Harriet Tubman

At this rate she’ll never get back on stage, which is where I most love her: … Read more »

“Grounded”: My FT Review

The Financial Times has posted my review of “Grounded,” a new play by George Brant off-Broadway, … Read more »