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Book Review: The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

June 21, 2013
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Book Review: The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

Long before tragic starlets became ubiquitous figures in American pop culture, there was Louise Brooks. Those who were alive when the world was still in black and white regard her as one of the most captivating leading ladies of silent film. Younger generations, meanwhile, unknowingly worship her many cultural vestiges, such as the bobbed...
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Metric shares Deep Thoughts in advance of Friday Rams Head show

June 6, 2013
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Metric shares Deep Thoughts in advance of Friday Rams Head show

After the commercial success of their danceable, stadium-throbbing fourth album, Fantasies, Metric returned in 2012 with Synthetica, a reflection on what is artificial vs. genuine in today’s culture, an attempt to combat the ironic, and to challenge our tendencies toward hollow self-promotion, a.k.a. Deep Shit. “We’re all the time confined to fit the mold...
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