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Aug 2014

Reviews, August 2014

Books MARC SPITZ TWEE: THE GENTLE REVOLUTION IN MUSIC, BOOKS, TELEVISION, FASHION, AND  FILM (IT BOOKS) A critical look at the cultural trends that inform the creation of Wes Anderson’s aesthetic, Neutral Milk Hotel’s In…Read full article

Jun 2014

A Decade of Deadlines : Celebrating and Commiserating with 10 Years of Anti-friends

To put into perspective what life was like in 2004, when Antigravity was launched, here are a few realities the people of New Orleans knew: TwiRoPa was a live and functioning club in the Lower…Read full article

May 2014

Reviews, May 2014

Books   AMY WUELFING,  STEVEN DILODOVICO NO  SLAM DANCING, NO  STAGE DIVING, NO  SPIKES: AN  ORAL HISTORY OF THE LEGENDARY CITY GARDENS (DIWULF PUBLISHING) To create a music venue and scene in one of the…Read full article

Jan 2014

Reviews, January 2014

Books ERIN K. WILSON SNOWBIRD: BOOK ONE (SELF-PUBLISHED) The premise of the graphic novel Snowbird has all the makings of a disaster: a jane-come-lately do-gooder  drops in on New Orleans to literally  lecture everyone about…Read full article

Dec 2013

Reviews, December 2013

Books P. CURRAN NAUGHT  BUT A SHADOW: A NOVEL OF THE OCCULT (CADIZ & CADIZN’T) Written before author P. Curran’s sublime Stay Out Of New Orleans, yet published after that collection, Curran returns to the…Read full article

Nov 2013

Reviews, November 2013

Books RAY DAVIES AMERICANA:  THE KINKS,  THE RIFF, THE ROAD: THE STORY (STERLING) Ray Davies has made a career out of a vaudevillian sensibility for mining the lives of various characters and immortalizing them in…Read full article

Oct 2013

Reviews, October 2013

BANTAM  FOXES TRIUMPH (INDEPENDENT) To pigeonhole the music of Bantam Foxes into a niche known as ‘90s rock is to miss how far brothers Sam and Collin McCabe, in league with hard-hitting drummer Jared Marcell,…Read full article

Sep 2013

Reviews, September 2013

  ALEX CHILTON ELECTRICITY BY CANDLELIGHT/ NYC 2/13/97 (BAR/NONE) One February night at New York City’s Knitting Factory, the power went out. An Alex Chilton solo performance slated to go on that night was initially…Read full article

Aug 2013

Reviews, August 2013

Books JENNIFER KEISHIN ARMSTRONG MARY AND  LOU AND  RHODA  AND  TED: AND  ALL THE BRILLIANT MINDS  WHO MADE THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW  A CLASSIC (SIMON AND  SCHUSTER) 1969: Mary Tyler Moore, best known as…Read full article

Apr 2013

Reviews, April 2013

Books VINCENT A. CELLUCCI, ED. FUCK POEMS: AN EXCEPTIONAL ANTHOLOGY (LAVENDER INK) It’s amazing, the capacity that one word can still have to shock, to titillate, to hint at the sacred and the profane all…Read full article

Mar 2013

Reviews, March 2013

Books MARK LAFLAUR ELYSIAN FIELDS (MID-CITY) Kicking off a book with a catastrophe-in-the-making is risky business. In the case of Mark LaFlaur’s Elysian Fields, it casts a pall over the massive flashback that is the…Read full article

Feb 2013

Reviews, February 2013

Books ALAN LIGHT THE HOLY OR THE BROKEN: LEONARD COHEN, JEFF BUCKLEY, & THE UNLIKELY ASCENT OF “HALLELUJAH” (ATRIA BOOKS) It still maintains a hold on us, this song of longtime troubadour/ writer/poet Leonard Cohen’s…Read full article

Jan 2013

Reviews, January 2013

Books NEIL YOUNG WAGING HEAVY PEACE (BLUE RIDER PRESS) Of those who have a certain last name, it is said that no matter how old they get, they will forever be Young. None has borne…Read full article

Nov 2012

Reviews, November 2012

Books T.GERONIMO JOHNSON HOLD IT ‘TIL IT HURTS (COFFEE HOUSE) It begins as a tale of two brothers’ provenance: Afghanistan war-weary veterans Achilles and Troy return from a tour of duty to find their adoptive…Read full article