“A lot of this isn’t going to make sense to you. And I’m sorry about that.” Those are the first words Edith passes down to me as I open her journal and begin the saga of the Finch family curse I will come to know the Finches well through Giant Sparrow’s two-hour narrative-driven game exploring the series of unfortunate events that make up the family’s history. Through short, vignette-style stories spanning across several generations, I embody the life and death of about a dozen doomed Finches. Transported through the artifacts that the deceased left behind, ...more
The Grateful Dead's impact – on psych rock, on live recording techniques, on the meaning of a fan-based subculture – can't really be overstated. But when it comes to 1967's Monterey International Pop Festival, bassist and founding member Phil Lesh insists he isn't being modest when he calls the band's set forgettable."Our place in the show was the most unmemorable possible slot: betweenThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Phil Lesh: Grateful Dead 'Didn't Deliver' at First Monterey Pop
In an era of prestige television, it's rare that a show gets to be as guiltlessly entertaining as Netflix's GLOW.
Set in the psychedelic 1980s, GLOW follows a group of "unconventional" women (not thin, white, or even blonde) in the process of filming a wrestling movie, a first for all of them and a seemingly impossible ask.
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GLOW starts slowly with Ruth (Alison Brie), a down-on-her-luck actress who keeps getting the same bit parts and yearns to be taken seriously. The La La Land similarities end there, as Ruth gets sent by ...more
Years ago, in the pages of Men's Journal, I confessed to a psychotic obsession with the NFL draft. I dreamed of leaving journalism and being allowed to turn around a wayward team like the Jacksonville Jaguars using ideas like, "Always pick the guy who falls in the draftThis article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: The NBA Draft Decoded
Tensions soar following the death of American student Otto Warmbier