The King of MAGA Country
Martin Scorsese's dark 1982 satire, 'The King of Comedy,' foreshadowed the Jussie Smollett story.
From Bauhaus to Jerry Jones' House
Tom Landry would have flipped his fedora if he knew: The gleaming new practice field for “America’s Team” is built on the aesthetic principles of century-old German socialist architecture.
The Grand Tour Returns to Amazon Prime
The bad boys of British motoring return for a third season. Plus a look at how a BBC series wound up in Amazon's "Witness Protection Program."
Roger Daltrey’s New Autobiography Explains How The Punk Became the Godfather
Daltrey’s Thanks a Lot Mr. Kibblewhite is a flawed but fun look at the front man of the world’s most influential rock group.
The Hammer of Ahmet
New autobiography by Atlantic Records’ first female A&R executive reveals the lurid excesses of the music industry, but fails to explore its product’s influence on consumers.
Stanley Kubrick, New York Jewish Intellectual
A review of Nathan Abrams’ new book on the master filmmaker.
Miles Davis Goes The Distance on 'Jack Johnson'
In honor of President Trump's pardon yesterday, a look back at Miles Davis' seminal jazz-rock fusion album recorded for a documentary on the the late heavyweight champ.
Product Review: The Roland VG-99, The Arsenal Of Guitarocracy
Out from the Shadows of Motown
My 2003 interview with musician-author Allan Slutsky, who spearheaded the creation of the brilliant documentary of the Motown house band, now streaming on Amazon Prime.
Product Review: VG-88 Guitar Modeling System—The Guitar Army Arrives
The Many Lives of Les Paul
My exclusive 2002 interview with the late electric guitar pioneer is now back online.
Has America Become Redneck Nation?
A look back at Michael Graham's 2002 book, an early snapshot of the modern-day left's obsession with grievance culture and race-obsessed identity politics.