Mar 24, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

The daughter of poor Southern sharecroppers, Zora Neale Hurston emerged as one of the preeminent African American writers and anthropologists of the early 20th Century.  More

Mount Eerie

A Crow Looked at Me

P.W. Elverum & Sun

Mar 24, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

A Crow Looked at Me is an unflinching look at life going on after the loss of someone dear, as much about love as it is about death.  More

Mar 23, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

When The Jesus and Mary Chain reunited in 2007, it was unexpected given the acrimonious breakup that brothers Jim Reid and William Reid experienced while touring for their 1998 album MunkiMore

Temples

Volcano

Fat Possum

Mar 22, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

The difference a couple of years can make. Sun Structures, the 2014 debut album by the English band Temples, often took its cues from '60s psychedelic rock while at times brushing shoulders stylistically with contemporaries like The Last Shadow Puppets. More

Mar 22, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Australian trio Middle Kids blazed out of the gates with debut single, "Edge of Town," which ticked up millions of streams before the band had even played a show.  More

Mar 21, 2017 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Fans of fantasy adventure comics should rejoice as Andrew MacLean's Head Lopper has returned. The story follows Norgal, the titular 'lopper and his mouthy trophy-head, Agatha Blue Witch. More

Mar 21, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Situated on a hillside overlooking Sunset Boulevard, Chateau Marmont has long been a preferred hideaway for Hollywood high society. It's a hotel with a thousand tales, both sordid and scintillating, where the walls and décor breathe cinematic history. More

Depeche Mode

Spirit

Columbia

Mar 20, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

It's rare for any musician from the '80s to smoothly transfer its appeal past that era without seeming like they're trying too hard to update themselves. The alternative is embracing their '80s-ness to such a degree it's almost pastiche. Depeche Mode has avoided both these pitfalls with a musical and visual style so individual it transcends trends.

Mar 20, 2017 Books Web Exclusive

A big, beautiful book for a beautiful band who should've been bigger, All Those Wasted Years is the tale of how this determined gang of stylish rockers took on the world. More