Falling James is a writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications.
2 days ago | Festivals
This year, from Aug. 16 through Aug. 19, Echo Park Rising will have three outdoor stages, including a family-friendly stage at El Centro Pueblo; a dance-music stage in an empty lot on Laveta Terrace; and the larger Liberty Stage on a side street b...
10 days ago | Premiere
In May, Laura Jean Anderson announced herself to the world with a startling soul-pop single on B3SCI Records, “Silence Won’t Help Me Now,” in which the native of Olympia, Washington, renounced her conservative Mormon upbringing by boldly declaring...
17 days ago | Interviews
There have been at least two distinct phases of Ronnie Spector’s career in music. In the early to mid-1960s, Veronica Bennett, as she was known at the time, fronted New York City girl-group trio The Ronettes and belted out sugary pop hits such as ...
1 month ago | Books
In Amber Tamblyn’s bracing new novel, Any Man, a serial rapist is attacking men across the Northeastern United States. The fact that the attacker is a woman makes it more confusing and humiliating for the victims, who become even more frustrated b...
1 month ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
“We are not here to please someone else,” Myriad Slits declares over percolating electronic beats and waves of distorted guitar on “Preggerz,” from ModPods’ 2017 album, No Strut. “I want change; I demand it, an execution of sorts,” she continues i...
2 months ago | Books
Always uncompromising and often fiercely confrontational as he slaughtered numerous cultural sacred cows in his life and work, Harlan Ellison was part of a vanguard of bold writers who took science fiction in the 1960s from its pulpy roots and vau...