This week's picks pretty much sum up the year: L.A. boosterism, '70s nostalgia, autobiographical installation art and women artists recognized a few decades late. 5. The Original Paparazzo At MOCA, Weegee is more showman than craftsman. The photographer, who started his career as an aggressive New ... More >>
Reintroducing Tom Verlaine
From L.A. to New York to... jihad?
Londoner Toby Young gets hired and fired by Vanity Fair and lives to write about it
James Wolcott on lowbrow vs. highbrow, common sense and his first novel, The Catsitters
Neil LaBute, Latter-Day Filmmaker
Richard Meltzer, Nick Tosches and the late Lester Bangs