The much ballyhooed movie There Will Be Blood is supposedly based upon Upton Sinclair’s 1927 novel Oil!, but it surely miscasts Sinclair’s focus and technique. The movie limits itself to a study of a manic, […]
George Carlin, the American comedian, died of heart failure on June 22 at the age of 71. His fans will remember him for many things, from his “Seven Dirty Words” act, to narrating children’s television […]
Steve Albini paints an outlandish, macabre, and visceral image of eager young musicians willing to swim through vats of excrement in order to get a seductive label contract that will inevitably turn them into pawns of capital.
A recent event in Portland Oregon highlighted the interest that average people have in the ongoing events in Oaxaca, showcasing the dormant political energy that many are desperately trying to direct into action.