Lou Reed is a rock & roll legend. That is an indisputable fact. And he doesn't bless Southern California with his downtown swagger very often. So when he takes part in a staged conversation, it is only fair that he gets to pick the subjects.
Unfortunately for many who paid 45 bucks to hear Reed's ... More >>
J. Wilson from Diary of a Part-Time MonkMillions of people the world over are giving up something for Lent, but few are doing it as publicly or as interestingly as J. Wilson, who's consuming nothing but beer for the 46 days leading up to Easter. The 38-year-old Iowa native, who lives eight mi ... More >>
Captain Beefheart artwork for Doc at the Radar Station album ad (1980)[As we reported this afternoon, Captain Beefheart, Don Van Vliet, died today at 69. We already posted a list of the "Top 14 Reasons Why Captain Beefheart Was a True American Genius" by Beefheartologist Rob Chalfen. You can ... More >>
A Short Story by Aimee Bender, Wanda Coleman, Janet Fitch, Peter Gadol, Hillary Johnson, Jim Krusoe, Rubén Mendoza, Nicole Panter, John Rechy, Nancy Rommelmann, Greg Sarris, Jerry Stahl, Diana Wagman and Benjamin Weissman