Top 25 Songs of 2013
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Top 25 Songs of 2013

25. Janelle Monáe – “Dance Apocalyptic” [Bad Boy/Wondaland] On her stellar sophomore album, The Electric…

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Best Performances of 2013
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Best Performances of 2013

Cate Blanchett in Blue Jasmine I went into Blue Jasmine with high expectations. Let’s face…

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Our Favorite Books of 2013
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Our Favorite Books of 2013

*Our best books list includes any book we read in 2013, regardless of release date*…

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Monthly Mixtape: November 2013
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Monthly Mixtape: November 2013

1. Sugar Baron – “Quartz, Parchment, Shears” (Bona Dea Music) It starts sparsely enough, an…

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List Inconsequential: Classic Christmas Albums?
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List Inconsequential: Classic Christmas Albums?

Legacy Recordings has recently released eight Classic Christmas collections in time for the holidays, unearthing…

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List Inconsequential: A Night at the Savoy, 1939
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List Inconsequential: A Night at the Savoy, 1939

The Savoy, billed as “The World’s Most Beautiful Ballroom,” opened its doors just before Christmas…

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List Inconsequential: Let’s Kill Saturday Night
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List Inconsequential: Let’s Kill Saturday Night

I grew up in the golden age of the mix-tape, but I’ve never fully adjusted…

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List Inconsequential: Unhappy Halloween
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List Inconsequential: Unhappy Halloween

This time of the year the sun seems to fade prematurely. There’s a chill in…

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Monthly Mixtape: October 2013
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Monthly Mixtape: October 2013

1. Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know?” (Domino) With new record AM, Arctic Monkeys…

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List Inconsequential: The Best 13 Horror Films of the 21st Century (So Far)
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List Inconsequential: The Best 13 Horror Films of the 21st Century (So Far)

13. Antichrist (dir. Lars von Trier) Danish director Lars von Trier created the Dogme 95…

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