Our man in Boston talks to Michael Ondaatje about why he writes novels, how he measures satisfaction, and when fiction can succeed by operating like poetry.
This summer marks the quadricentennial of Henry Hudson’s joyride to Albany—a celebration steeped in blood and greed.
More than four decades into his career as a rock mentor, Iggy Pop talks about getting back with the Stooges and finding a daily rhythm that suits him.
It’s one thing to be Mario Lopez and have a single claim to the history books, but it’s quite another to distinguish your celebrity with a striking, but unrecognized achievement. OUr writer takes a look at three famous men, not necessarily known for inventing chewing gum or cornering the pencil market.
Some people are there to sell a cheap computer. Others to divulge a personal rant, but let’s face it: Most people go to Craigslist for the missed connections.
Urban art is somtimes more about accidents and coincidences than planning commissions and community boards. Photographer Marshall Sokoloff brings us a gallery of abstract paintings—the results of people trying to mask graffiti.
Can watercolors change how you perceive a killer? Do murderers have a harder time sitting for portraits?
Arthur Leesongwriter, social critic, and leader of ’60s rock band Loveis finally back after an extended absence. Our writer witnesses Lee and his newly re-formed band play their classic album, Forever Changes, in concert and talks to him about what it meant then and still means today.
How much can you tell about a person from their yearbook photo, particularly when the yearbook is stocked with killers?
Not many people can play the claviola, and fewer still can use it to accompany lyrics by Neil Gaiman or Margaret Atwood. Pitchaya Sudbanthad talks to Michael Hearst and Joshua Camp of One Ring Zero, band of a thousand authors.
The Secret Machines’ full-length debut, Now Here is Nowhere, breaks new boundaries both sonically and legally: it’s being released in digital format today. Our writer chats with guitarist Benjamin Curtis and drummer Josh Garza.
Successful illustrations need strange perspectives in order to tell a story and, hopefully, strike a viewer across the mouth. An interview with pro illustrator Richard May, plus a gallery of his recent work.