Remembering Coal

July 27, 2014

My friend died eight years ago today. This is what I wrote then: It has been said that every newspaper columnist should have a dog, if only for the opportunity they provide for the occasional cheap column. Today Karen and …

“Know yourself and have respect for others.” — James Garner

July 25, 2014

Boyhood playlists by year

July 24, 2014

Richard Linklater’s film is scheduled to open in Arkansas on August 15. 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013

Chris Denny sings (some more)

July 22, 2014

Ethan Johns and Ryan Adams talk The Reckoning

July 22, 2014

Paul Haggis on creativity

July 21, 2014

The man who shot John Wilkes Booth (he was the bravest of them all)

July 20, 2014

“Word Crimes”

July 17, 2014

Lorde’s “Team” (White Sea Remix)

July 16, 2014

“Just One of the Guys, ” Jenny Lewis’ directorial debut with Anne Hathaway, Brie Larson, Kristen Stewart, and Tennessee Thomas as her band

July 15, 2014

The new album, Voyager, is out July 29.