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  • ‘Results': They may vary

    May 27, 2015

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    We live in a media culture which constantly insists that we should look and feel better than we do. We try to mimic the images we see, but it’s an impossible task. Obviously, you can never reach your ideal; no one is ever exactly the way they think they should be. Show me a perfectly chiseled bodybuilder and [...] More »

Latest Interview

  • The Maron/‘Maron’ split

    May 20, 2015

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    No one is more surprised to find Marc Maron sitting securely atop a tidy little media empire than Maron himself. As his self-titled series, “Maron,” enters its third season (10PM, Thursday, IFC), there’s a marked fork in the path between the fortunes of Marc Maron, the TV character, and Marc Maron, the actor who portrays him. “Yeah, we’ve [...] More »

Commentary

  • The sun hasn’t set on this boy yet

    May 6, 2015

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    As I sat at B.B. King’s Blues Club and Grill in New York Monday evening watching Nils Lofgren do a stunning 90-minute solo show, I was hurtled 40 years back in time, when writing about rock’n’roll was as much a passion for me as writing about movies. I was a true believer in the Church of Rock’n’Roll [...] More »