Feb 12, 2016 Comic Books Issue # 56 - Best of 2015 - Father John Misty and Wolf Alice

The Wimmen's Comix Collective came together in the early 1970s when the best-known underground comics were by male artists. Initially called It Ain't Me Babe ComixWimmen's Comix was one of the first produced by all females, and Complete gives a clear view of their sense of creative freedom. More

Vinyl

HBO, Sundays at 9 PM

Feb 12, 2016 TV Web Exclusive

Vinyl drops us into the pre-Internet music business of 1973, a period where a hundred-dollar handshake might open doors to airplay, well before anything as civilized as market research was considered.  More

Feb 12, 2016 Books Web Exclusive

In NFL Confidential, an anonymous lineman presents his humorous behind-the-scenes look at the National Football League.

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Feb 12, 2016 Music Issue # 56 - Best of 2015 - Father John Misty and Wolf Alice

This is a very good pop record. Opening track "Ablaze" sets the tone with euphoric synths and 'ah's, getting you moving right from the start. Nitpicking, but this extended intro (the vocals don't come in until 0:51) leaves one hoping for a single edit that will get us to the dreamy sway of the verse that much quicker.  More

Zoolander 2

Studio: Paramount Pictures
Directed by Ben Stiller

Feb 12, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

Credit is due to Ben Stiller for not letting 15 years of cult audience growth convince him to take his (arguably) most popular comic creation too seriously. More

Feb 11, 2016 Music Issue # 56 - Best of 2015 - Father John Misty and Wolf Alice

"I've got friends and I've got family/I got help from all the people who love me." More

Standoff

Studio: Saban Films
Directed by Adam Alleca

Feb 11, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

A shoot 'em up with surprises and style to spare. More

Laser

Night Driver

Foreseen

Feb 10, 2016 Music Issue # 56 - Best of 2015 - Father John Misty and Wolf Alice

The latest branch at least somewhat rooted in the Broken Social Scene tree comes via vocalist Lisa Lobsinger's new project, Laser. The trio, which also features Paul Pfisterer and Martin Davis Kinack, surrounds Lobsinger's exquisite vocal with instrumentation both synthetic and real.  More

Deadpool

Studio: 20th Century Fox
Directed by Tim Miller

Feb 10, 2016 Cinema Web Exclusive

Deadpool is arguably the most faithful and entertaining cinematic interpretation of the character that fans are likely to see. More