At Tom McCall Waterfront Park during an Iraq War protest, March 20, 2003.
“The band was put together for a party on March 4, 2003.
On March 20, we joined the anti-Iraq War protest, figuring that we just
learned these seven songs, and since we called ourselves a ‘mar
Her performance of “Spell” that night, during which this photo was taken, appeared on the 2002 compilation Land. Photographer Jeff Bizzell recalls what happened after the show:
“[Patti Smith] c
I love the hot tropical weather we get in New Orleans. I couldn’t ever live anywhere cold.
Po’boys on every cornerI grew up on these. Can’t live without my hometown cuisine.
Forever Changes, LoveThis album took me years to understand properly. The
denseness of it is something that can’t be digested on the first listen.
Arrangement, melody, lyrics, instrumentation—
How we welcomed 2013. Naturally, it involved the Dandy Warhols and cheese fries.
Garry Marshall lied to us. New Year's Eve is not a magical evening. No one gets stuck in an elevator with Ashton Kutcher. Robert de Niro's dying wish is not to watch the Times Square ball drop one final time. No one wants to make out with Katherine Heigl. It's nothing but an excuse for public intoxication and screaming an...
Admit it: You love lists. C’mon, you know you’re reading
every single “Best of 2012” piece, either nodding with the satisfaction
of having your own opinions validated or boiling with anger
The Year Without a Santa Claus (1974)
This Arthur Rankin and Jules Bass gem reminds me of my own
life. Heat Miser and Snow Miser are always on my shoulders whenever I
am contemplating heavy decis