This weekend, a dinner pays homage to Jonathan Swift, a virus dances to Beyonce and the politically minded star of a soft-core film crosses paths with a pair of kings.
5. Imaginary island dinner
In Jonathan Swift's satirical Gulliver's Travels, Lilliput is an island inhabited by tiny people involve ... More >>
By Elliott Sharp
New York's CMJ festival started yesterday and goes through Saturday. Our sister music blog at the Village Voice has complete coverage, including these funny flow-charts about which panels you should see.
Most folks come for the bands, of course, and about all said bands have in ... More >>
Sifting through the LA Weekly mailbag over the weekend, I couldn't help but take perverse amusement at a number of virulent missives written in response to my review of An American Carol, the independently produced and distributed right-wing propaganda movie that opened on Friday and ended the week ... More >>