Jul 31, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

As The Strokes approach their "heritage period," where new material is received with a brief smile and an open gateway to touring, Albert Hammond Jr. finally appears to be making his own headway into a genuine solo career. More

Jul 31, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Considering the pitiful state of arena country, Jason Isbell is a damn messiah. Something More Than Free demonstrates Isbell's songwriting prowess and the honed power of his band, The 400 Unit. More

Jul 30, 2015 DVDs Web Exclusive

Vol. XXXIII is an essential purchase for hardcore MSTies, and highly recommended to more casual fans who like to cherry pick their releases. More

Jul 30, 2015 Books Web Exclusive

While his first book focused on his destructive lifestyle, addictions, and recovery, Duff McKagan's second book focuses on the stable, healthy, and pragmatic person he his now. More

Jul 30, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

As a band that made their name at the cutting edge of the post-punk movement, a band revered for sounding genuinely new and original, The Jesus and Mary Chain seem unlikely candidates for nostalgia.  More

The End of the Tour

Studio: A24
Directed by James Ponsoldt

Jul 30, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

James Ponsoldt’s latest film recounts the five days writer David Lipsky spent interviewing David Foster Wallace on a promotional tour for his landmark novel, Infinite Jest. More

Jul 30, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

This is a flowery psych-folk album that musters little more than consistent pleasantness.  More

Jul 29, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

Big time content producers like Netflix are currently in the business of reviving cult classics—in the loosest sense of the word, as the foreboding Fuller House looms on the horizon—but even die-hard fans of David Wain's 2001 movie comedy Wet Hot American Summer were probably as confused as the masses by the announcement of a prequel series.  More

Cyborg #1


Written by David F. Walker, Art by Ivan Reis

Jul 29, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Cyborg returns to S.T.A.R. labs following his death and regeneration at the end of Convergence, and his debut issue is a mixed bag of sci-fi weirdness and mopey characterization.  More