Arts and Entertainment Columns

Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 1:15am
In this week’s Slightly Off-Key, David Ecker examines Neil Young’s new venture, Pono, and explains why it may be doomed to fail.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014, 1:14am
“Birdman”’s self-awareness allows it to address the issue of superhero commodity in current American film culture.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014, 4:50am
In the bathroom at Rao’s, there’s a picture of Frank Sinatra with the words, “I feel bad for people who don’t drink.
Thu, Oct 16, 2014, 4:43am
William Steakin Jr. explains the battle for hearts and minds in the phone industry that will dwarf the upcoming midterm elections.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 5:23am
This week, David Ecker is thinking about how Thom Yorke doesn’t think about his audience when self-releasing his work.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014, 5:20am
A discussion of film narration through the lens of its use in “Gone Girl” and “Inherent Vice.” Spoiler-Free.
Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 5:38am
This week, Malcolm Flynn explains why you’re a fool if you haven't been going to Cannon’s all along. 
Thu, Oct 2, 2014, 5:35am
In this week’s column, William Steakin Jr. remembers the 1990s with fond nostalgia, because nothing beats analog music recorded on an old tape player.  
Thu, Sep 25, 2014, 6:17am
Taking a look at the future of fashion.
Thu, Sep 25, 2014, 6:15am
Columnist Alex Daniels discusses Terry Gilliam’s interest in overstimulating the audience.