Schlock horror: British cinema's dirty little secret
- Edgar Wright’s new film Last Night in Soho begins as a fairytale and ends as a nightmare. It follows Eloise (Thomasin McKenzie), a Sixties-besotted fashion student, who moves to London to become a designer. She’s a loner, an oddball “country mouse” who is toyed with by her catty fellow students at UAL.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
30 years later, I'm thankful for Matthew Sweet's music. It made Arizona feel like home
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- PoliticsThe Independent
Interruption at AOC town hall revealed to be a pro-Trump stunt
An outlandish interruption at a town hall event for representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s constituents was revealed to be the work of a pro-Trump conspiracy theory group.On Thursday night, the representative was questioned in her Queens, New York town hall by a woman who purported to be worried about the climate crisis. But the unidentified woman’s questions took a bizarre turn when she suggested people should eat children.Thanks for your feedback!
- LifestyleAssociated Press
Naomi Wolf and publisher discussing fixes for new book
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Naomi Wolf says it is discussing possible corrections in her new book after an interviewer challenged some of her conclusions.Thanks for your feedback!
Hear The Moment Naomi Wolf Realizes She Got The Facts Wrong In Her New Book
Wolf and BBC host Matthew Sweet handled the awkward situation remarkably well.Thanks for your feedback!
- PoliticsAssociated Press
Lyndon LaRouche's conspiracy mindset lives on
NEW YORK (AP) — Fitting for a man who saw so much darkness in the world, Lyndon LaRouche died on the fringes this week, his name little known to anyone under 50, his death rumored online a day before mainstream outlets confirmed it.Thanks for your feedback!
- EntertainmentConsequence of Sound
Metallica cover Prince’s “When Doves Cry” in Minneapolis: Watch
Metallica continue to pay tribute to famous local artists at each stop on their Worldwired tour.Thanks for your feedback!
Watch Matthew Sweet’s Stripped-Down Stereogum Session
Matthew Sweet released Tomorrow's Daughter last month, a continuation of his 2017 album Tomorrow Forever. Today he stopped by our NYC office to play a few songs. Sweet ran through "I Belong To You" from his latest LP, "Time Capsule" from 1993's Altered Beast, and Tomorrow Forever's "Trick Of The Light." Watch below.Thanks for your feedback!
Matthew Sweet – “I Belong To You”
Matthew Sweet had a head start for his new album, Tomorrow's Daughter.Thanks for your feedback!
Watch J Mascis Cover Led Zeppelin’s “Tangerine”
Last night, New York City's Carnegie Hall staged a tribute concert to Led Zeppelin, featuring a thoroughly strange lineup featuring O.A.R., moe. (!), Joseph Arthur, The Zombies, Matthew Sweet, and J Mascis. Because why not? The night before the show, the City Winery hosted some of the performers for a smaller warm-up show, where the Dinosaur Jr.…Thanks for your feedback!
Tommy Keene, Power-Pop Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 59
Tommy Keene, a veteran singer-songwriter of the new wave and power-pop eras best known for his 1984 alternative-radio hit “Places That Are Gone,” died Wednesday, according to a post on his website. The post gives no cause of death and simply states: “Tommy Keene 6/30/58 – 11/22/17. Tommy passed unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep. […]Thanks for your feedback!
Cloud Nothings Share Song for Charity: Listen
“Relief” appears on a new compilation that benefits the Heart and Stroke FoundationThanks for your feedback!