Equipment for Living: by Michael Robbins
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Equipment for Living: by Michael Robbins

You may never love anything as encyclopedically as Michael Robbins loves music and poetry.

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Bushwick
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Bushwick

The charisma that makes Dave Bautista a movie star helps propel Bushwick for the first…

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Oeuvre: Demme: Married to the Mob
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Oeuvre: Demme: Married to the Mob

Married to the Mob is the second in Demme’s trilogy of underestimated women.

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The City Always Wins: by Omar Robert Hamilton
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The City Always Wins: by Omar Robert Hamilton

A debut novel of singular intensity set in Egypt during the aftermath of the Arab…

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Oeuvre: Demme: Swimming to Cambodia
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Oeuvre: Demme: Swimming to Cambodia

Jonathan Demme and Spalding Gray are both gone, but this film remains their testament to…

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Whose Streets?
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Whose Streets?

What is so powerful and heartbreaking about this film is the absolute necessity for its…

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Columbus
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Columbus

Oeuvre: Demme: Stop Making Sense
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Oeuvre: Demme: Stop Making Sense

Stop Making Sense has been written about more since Jonathan Demme’s death in April than…

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Strange Weather
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Strange Weather

A Rage for Order: by Robert F. Worth
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A Rage for Order: by Robert F. Worth

The authoritarian’s favorite play is to keep people divided and afraid for as long as…

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