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Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad concocted this wildly popular show where comics are handed unpredictable topics ... More >>
Eric Genson (Jason Ritter) serenades his road manager Rose Atropos (Taryn Manning) in a scene from the film. By Roselle Chen
The title of the new rock saga film The Perfect Age of Rock 'n' Roll refers to 27 and the many famous musicians who have died at that age, including Robert Johnson, K ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS (are back!)NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on The Escort and Fetishâ€‹"If the aim of naturalism in theater is the pitch perfect rendering of reality, then Cameron Watson's urbane staging of Robert Anderson's 1968 drama scores, " writes Deborah Klugman in this week's r ... 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 >>
By Falling James
"For years, they had me locked in a cage/Then they threw me onto the stage," Bob Dylan once sang/confessed/bragged/warned. "Some things just last longer than you thought they would."
It's impressive that Bob Dylan is still touring heavily at the age of 68, but what's really amazin ... More >>
The sounds Jandek documents on his records are clearly intentional, yet it'd be nearly impossible to argue those sounds provide anything more than a voyeuristic peek into one man's unhinged psychic rollercoaster. What are we supposed to think of ugly music that remains ugly no matter how much we lis ... More >>