Here are the concluding acts of “Worlds Collide,” my play about the hesitant, contradictory, hysterical articulation of Christianity in the 4th-5th centuries A.D. I hope my principal inspirations are...Read More
ACT II [Lights come up, dawn is breaking, Marcellinus, Augustine, and Jeromeare in various stages of sleep on their respective couches, obviously inebriated—platters of food, bottles of wine are everywhere. Pelagiusis...Read More
I’ve felt the urge to play out recently, well, duh, precisely because I can’t. I was trying to get into an online/virtual open mic up the street, at Lenox Coffee on 129th, but it kept postponing a reopening, so I complained to...Read More
Arielle Isack The first time I ever heard of Jia Tolentino was when an editor at our college...Read More
“The Birds, and the Stars, and the Chimney Sweeps”: Revisiting the Anti-Capitalist Moral World of “Mary Poppins” in Light of its New Sequel
In December 2018 I strolled into an evening showing of a movie I had formerly committed to avoid...Read More
Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood With Animals Heavenly/Ipecac This is the second collaboration between Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood. Lanegan cut his teeth as the front man of the most under-rated of the great Seattle...Read More
Since its release on Netflix in October, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has frequently been...Read More
Strand of Oaks Eraserland Dead Oceans Strand of Oaks is the project of Philadelphia’s Timothy Showalter, and Eraserland is his 6th album. Showalter makes what we in the critic business call ‘heartland rock.’ ...Read More
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