Lady Gaga

The pink suede LP unfolds like a smooth slide into some dive bar in Americana girl-land.

I wouldn’t characterize Rautavaara as an extremely popular or well-known composer, but among those who were familiar with his work he was loved.

The Pretenders

“Alone” paves the road to songs such as “Roadie Man” and “Gotta Wait,” with reminders that the Pretenders will still be cooler than you, no matter what year it is.

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Design by Ava Weiner, Julia Margalit & Anne Lynch

It was a particularly cold evening last October when I received the mark of the devil by a witch.

Stephen Rush

The experienced jazz musician and SMTD professor is set to play this year's festival.

The Getup Vintage
Kevin Zheng/Daily

The Getup Vintage is a beautiful cacophony of timeless designs.

“Midnight Diner”

As the food sizzles over the stove, the same sense of comfort that draws in his customers washes over us.

Talking Heads
Warner Bros.

When listening more closely to the lyrics Byrne is so casually spitting, though, the catchy sheen begins to ship away to reveal something more sinister.

The CW

It could easily go off the rails in a second, but, nothing in the brilliant season three premiere suggests that’s going to happen any time soon.

The frustration is palpable in her acerbic writing; she doesn’t coat her words.

“The Dressmaker”
Universal Pictures

Not exactly ‘bad’ or ‘good,’ it’s a profoundly bizarre mess of a film that’s sort of amazing in a ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ kind of way, but mostly terrible in every other respect.

“Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency”
BBC America

‘Dirk Gently’ is certainly on the path to a successful crime-com for the modern day Sherlock enthusiast.


“Chance” ’s supporting actors do their best with what they’re given, but it isn’t enough to compensate for the bewilderingly slow pace and lack of driving energy.

If people don’t understand what is being produced of departments that study humanity, they aren’t going to recognize the purpose.

Bob Dylan

Regardless of my dad’s notion that Dylan is a rapper, there is no doubt in my mind that Dylan is a writer.

Marz Léon

’4 4’ doesn’t just appease Léon’s existing fans — it pushes her into mainstream listening.

The anxiety-ridden, paranoia-driven single marked a step in a more experimental direction for the artist.


Tom Hanks returns as affable as ever to host “SNL” for the ninth time.

The CW

It looks like “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” is poised and ready for another season of finding love and happiness through the worst possible methods.

Is it because they’re attractive? Young? Wealthy? Clever? Talented?