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Sep 12, 2017

In Downsizing, the new film from Alexander Payne (ElectionSidewaysThe Descendants, Nebraska), the solution to solving the world's problems (over-population, global warming, happiness) is to simply get shrunk. In your new shrunken size your life savings turn to millions and you can live in mansions the size of dollhouses.  More

Soundtracking the Resistance - Trouble in the House

Trump Deals with Democrats, But Cancels DACA (Meanwhile Hurricane Irma Looms)

Sep 08, 2017

We have deals struck, and dubious friends treated dubiously this week. Oh what it is to see a little Republican discord. There's also Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, the mistreatment of dreamers, the good side of Charlottesville, and a taste of Vitamin C on offer. More

Watch Mavis Staples and Arcade Fire’s Win and Régine Cover Talking Heads’ “Slippery People”

I'll Take You There: An All-Star Concert Celebration Due Out June 2 via Blackbird Presents

Apr 14, 2017

In 2014 soul legend and civil rights activist Mavis Staples had a big hometown concert in Chicago that featured a slew of special guests. Among them were Arcade Fire's Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, who joined Staples on stage for a cover of Talking Heads' 1983 song "Slippery People."  More

Watch Fred Armisen and Bill Hader’s Talking Heads Spoof Band Perform in “Documentary Now!” Clip

This Wednesday's Episode Parodies Stop Making Sense, Talking Heads' Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth React

Oct 10, 2016

This week's episode of Documentary Now,! Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's excellent faux documentary show on IFC, spoofs Talking Heads and their 1984 concert documentary Stop Making SenseMore

Sep 14, 2016

Fred Armisen and Bill Hader's excellent faux documentary show on IFC, Documentary Now!, is coming back for a second season, which premieres tonight at 10 PM Eastern with a political campaign themed episode entitled "The Bunker."  More