Classics

The Noisey Advent Calendar

"Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" Is Bleaker Than You Think

Ever since Frank Sinatra asked for its most heartbreaking line to be replaced, most artists have been covering something anodyne. But Judy Garland's original will still make you weep like a child.
Alex Robert Ross
12.5.18
NETFLIX

The Nine Best Classic Movies on Netflix Right Now

The deluge of content can seem overwhelming. It never hurts to go back to the sure things.
Seth Ferranti
8.21.18
NETFLIX

Become an Instant Film Snob with These 10 Movies on Netflix

It can be daunting to find something actually worth watching—but we're here to help.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
4.6.18
SNES

By Combining Christmas Gifts, My Brother Helped Me Fall in Love With Games

How the gift of an SNES marked the moment my brother and I started to walk our own paths.
Patrick Klepek
10.2.17
Views My Own

Actually, 'The Great Gatsby' Is Trash

Contrary to popular belief, the book isn't so great or novel, although it sure is American.
Blake Butler
4.28.17
Stuff

Can the Long History of 'Madness' Help in Our Understanding of Mental Health Today?

We talked to sociologist Andrew Scull about his new book Madness in Civilization, which traces the history of mental health disorders over 3000 years.
Johannes Neiderhauser
5.20.15
Op-Eds

OMG, Classic!: All We Can Do Right Now Is Appreciate the Genius of Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly'

People already love 'To Pimp a Butterfly,' and they should.
Kyle Kramer
3.16.15
VICE vs Video games

We're in the New Golden Age of Video Games

Forget the retro-mania of "Tomb Raider" and "GoldenEye 007"—the "classics" could never compare to what we're capable of today.
Mike Diver
1.8.15
The Film That Made Me...

How 'La Dolce Vita' and 'The Great Beauty' Taught Me to Embrace Chaos

In the never-ending circle pit of bad decisions and splitting headaches, these two Italian films have been there to steer me through.
Clive Martin
10.25.14
Words

Crate Expectations: Josh Wink

The Ovum Recordings partner has a love and hate relationship with his most legendary track.
Josh Wink
9.5.14
Words

10 Rave Classics That Took the Pop Charts

Long before anybody called it EDM, these jams were all over the radio dial.
Max Pearl
2.26.14
News

Chelsea Girl

I didn’t know who Chelsea Manning was until she told everyone yesterday. The trans* community (the asterisk stands for all kinds of queer, including those like mine which lie outside of the gender binary) is a smallish and semi-tightly-knit community...
Hari Nef
8.25.13