• Peter Laughner

    Peter Laughner

    Peter Laughner (Smog Veil Records). Review by James Mann.

  • My Favorite Year

    My Favorite Year

    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


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

  • Brokeback


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

  • In Search of the Ultra Sex

    In Search of the Ultra Sex

    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

    Motivational Growth

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

  • Wild Flag

    Wild Flag

    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

    Spectacle – Season 2

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

  • The Best of Soul Train

    The Best of Soul Train

    Thirty-five years of Soul Train on three DVDs leaves Scott Adams with a serious ’70s jones.

  • U2: Let Them Be

    U2: Let Them Be

    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

    Six Centuries of Verse

    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

    Tom Verlaine

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

  • Tom Verlaine

    Tom Verlaine

    Dreamtime (Collector’s Choice). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • New York Dolls

    New York Dolls

    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.

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