Tag: television

My Favorite Year

My Favorite Year

Archikulture Digest

Benjy Stone writes for the brand-new media, television, and meets his childhood hero, the drunken Alan Swan. Can Benjy keep Swan sober long enough to entertain America?

Wire

Music Reviews

Silver/Lead (Pink Flag). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

Brokeback

Brokeback

Music Reviews

Illinois River Valley Blues (Thrill Jockey). Review by Bob Pomeroy.

In Search of the Ultra Sex

In Search of the Ultra Sex

Screen Reviews

Carl F Gauze relives the Cinemax late night adult era with this French sci-fi parody that mixes hardcore VHS adult material with an MST3K-flavored mix of bad Euro-scifi.

Motivational Growth

Screen Reviews

Agoraphobic Ian lives in filth and disgrace, but is saved by a talking fungus and girl with a tolerance for vomit fetish.

Wild Flag

Event Reviews

May Terry heads to Prospect Park for a musical speed date with Wild Flag that leaves the taste of six degrees of Riot Grrl in her mouth.

Spectacle – Season 2

Screen Reviews

Elvis Costello hosts a hip rock and roll show on Sundance Channel; Carl F Gauze tries on his first pair of Buddy Holly glasses.

U2: Let Them Be

Screen Reviews

A two-DVD set featuring two documentaries about U2, one focusing on an analysis of the album Achtung Baby and the other on the band’s first two albums of the 2000s.

Six Centuries of Verse

Screen Reviews

Sir John Gielgud threatens to clear the room with this eight-hour history of English verse, from Chaucer to Dylan Thomas. Carl F Gauze convinces you to stay.

Tom Verlaine

Music Reviews

Words From The Front (Collectors’ Choice). Review by Matthew Moyer.

New York Dolls

Print Reviews

Even if you’re not a child of the ’70s, sweep the comic books off your coffee table – Matthew Moyer thinks you should make room for New York Dolls: The Photographs of Bob Gruen.

Bon Iver

Music Reviews

For Emma, Forever Ago (JagJaguar). Review by Matthew Moyer.

Punk 365

Print Reviews

Matthew Moyer is glad that Holly George-Warren and the other compilers of this coffeetable-riffic collection of punk photos fetishize image as much as he does.

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Clint Black at Riverside Casino and Resort

Clint Black at Riverside Casino and Resort

Features

Jeremy Glazier reports from this late 2023 concert packed with fantastic music, lighting, and displays that give the feeling of a two-hour Clint Black Live at Riverside Casino and Resort music video.