Baumbach’s ambitious adaptation of a book by a difficult-to-adapt author comes up short.
It is Saturday night, and El Monte’s atmosphere is buzzing with a youthful glow. As the parking lot and the surrounding streets began to fill with vehicles from the American golden age of automotive design with names like Galaxie and Mercury, the space became saturated with cosmic energy.
To borrow from our millennial friends, it is very on brand for the Tropics of Meta crew—composed mainly of Gen X Nirvana-loving kids who eat hot Cheetos and drink cold beer—to drop new books in a global pandemic.
It’s a long time since the vaporous heyday of Cool Britannia, and both the UK and European football look much different than they did in 1996.
Pandemic life has shown us that loneliness and togetherness are closer to each other than we once thought.
Amid the loneliness of the Pandemic, both musicians and fans felt starved for live music — and got creative remaking it.
Rob Baker on the search for live music in a California starved of it.
An eviction, a SCOTUS vacancy, and a death in the family. How do we keep our feet on the ground to do what has to be done?