Prolific Music Critic Robert Christgau Knows What He Likes (and Hates)
"One of my gifts as a critic is that I really like music, and I'm open and still excitable. I'm not a bored person, and I'm not tired of life."
Al Sharpton Is a Huge Fraud
Though casting himself as a bold teller of truths, more often than not the Reverend Al Sharpton serves the agenda of those in power.
When Did Nerds Become So Intolerant?
Any time a film critic dares to criticize a movie that the general public has already declared a masterpiece, they are insulted, abused, and in some cases, the subject of death threats. What makes fanboys so eager to attack any difference of opinion?
25 Years Later, The Central Park Five Are Finally Getting Paid
In 1989, NYC put 5 black and Hispanic boys in jail for a brutal rape they did not commit. Now, it's time for $40 million worth of sweet justice.
Tao Lin Talks to Tyrant Re: “Taipei”
This interview was conducted in the wee hours of the morning on the bed of Tao Lin, in his apartment on the east side of Manhattan, with a small party going on in the other corner of the room. This is the first, definitive interview with the author...