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The Kills: Taking Poe to the Playground

When you think of The Kills, the words “pizza, pizza, daddio” don’t readily come to mind. Maybe they should. Maybe that’s the problem.

11 Mar 2008 | 8 comments | More

Human Giant: Whacking the Standards and Chasing Philip Seymour Hoffman

I’m sitting in the Human Giant office in New York City on a couch strewn with winter coats, and below a poster of the Kate Hudson-Matthew McConaughey movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. This is going to get a little crazy.

11 Mar 2008 | 8 comments | More

Tiny Venues and Good Shoes

Just before jetting back to New York after spending a year in London, I was lucky enough to catch up …Read the Rest

11 Mar 2008 | More

Jingle-worthy Jim Noir

  Smoking a fag and drinking a pint outside the Royal George pub in London’s Soho, Jim Noir (really Al …Read the Rest

11 Mar 2008 | More

Adam Green: Streets as Corridors and Stories from Friends

Adam Green’s next New York City show is a big deal, even to him. He’ll be taking over the theatre district on the night of May 10th to play the venerable, velvet-seated Town Hall. It’s not only the grandness of the place that’s special; there’s also the fact that Green hasn’t played America in a year and a half…

11 Mar 2008 | 1 comment | More

Jeffrey Lewis: Tragi-Comic Superhero

Leave it to artist Jeffrey Lewis to open a set at NYC’s quietly classy Joe’s Pub with this amusing tale: …Read the Rest

11 Mar 2008 | More