Wuvable Oaf

Fantagraphics

Jun 19, 2015 Comic Books Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

With the map of the United States drawn increasingly in rainbow colors, it's high time for a collected edition of Ed Luce's self-published comic series about a San Francisco-based gay former wrestler. More

Ryn Weaver

The Fool

Mad Love/Interscope

Jun 19, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Last June, out of nowhere, Los Angeles-based pop-singer nobody Ryn Weaver released a song called "OctaHate" and overnight became a somebody.  More

Deutschland 83

Sundance, Wednesdays 11/10 Central

Jun 18, 2015 TV Web Exclusive

With FX's The Americans off the air until next winter, viewers could do a lot worse than to tune into Deutschland 83, a German-language spy thriller cut from the same cloth as The Americans. More

The Overnight

Studio: The Orchard
Directed by Patrick Brice

Jun 18, 2015 Cinema Web Exclusive

New to Los Angeles following a cross-county move, Alex (Adam Scott) and Emily (Orange Is The New Black’s Taylor Schilling) are in search of friends not only for their young son, but for themselves. More

The Bridge

Studio: Criterion

Jun 18, 2015 DVDs Web Exclusive

Released in 1959, Bernhard Wicki’s tragic WW2 drama was one of the first such films to emerge from Germany after the war. More

Jun 18, 2015 Music Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

The marriage of noise and pop is as old as garage rock itself, but few recent bands have wed sonic assaults and bracingly gorgeous melodicism as convincingly as Joanna Gruesome. More

Bodies

Vertigo/DC

Written by Si Spencer; Art by Phil Winslade, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, and Meghan Hetrick

Jun 17, 2015 Comic Books Web Exclusive

Four similar murders across four very different time periods in London reveal a complex mystery in Si Spencer's eight-issue miniseries, Bodies, now collected and released as a single trade paperback. More

Jun 17, 2015 Music Web Exclusive

Here's a quick little EP from the ever-industrious Sharon Van Etten, hot on the heels of last year's Are We There, which was deservedly heaped in acclaim.  More

Dope

Studio: Open Road
Directed by Rick Famuyiwa

Jun 17, 2015 Cinema Issue #53 - April/May 2015 - Tame Impala

Malcolm is a good kid. A bit of a geek, sure—he plays in a band, obsesses over ‘90s hip-hop culture, and listens to indie rock—but he stays out of trouble and gets good grades, which can’t be said of many youths from the Bottoms of Inglewood,  More