Part two of our chat: Folk-rock legend Al Stewart waxes nostalgic about rock and roll, nonsense poetry, and delightfully bends words to his will.
Thoughtful, intelligent and funny as hell: Singer-songwriter Al Stewart talks about his latest LP and word games.
They truly are one of the greatest metal bands ever.
Want to get a party started? Spin this.
It’s not the cherry on the sundae the critics make it out to be.
Springsteen announces a 19-date tour for The Seeger Sessions. There had better be more.
Songs you've heard before...
Ms. Bridgewater would arrive on stage "as soon as the pain pills kick in."
In a better world, Stoley P.T. would be the very definition of "radio-friendly."
...an ideal world includes bars where bands play real music for real people.
We are not likely to see anything like Pantera again.
Chamber pop has never sounded so good, and no band can claim sex folk -- or for non-sex fans, urban folk -- as its creation.
Among the best albums in 2006 so far, this is a jewel we weren't expecting to find.
Apple, Mozilla, Microsoft: BugBlog Report 4/17/06.
Rosie's outspoken political views create the biggest stir, but I personally applaud her courage to express what so many feel.
Your mind is a terrible thing to waste. Learn how to use it better.
Change I-thinking to WE-thinking and get tools to use while working toward WE-thinking and changing the organization's culture.
In Venice the flood waters are rising. In the art world trouble is brewing: murder and relationships intertwine.
Klein makes a good case for the threat he sees to our sovereignty.
Can Lu Chuan's Kekexili Mountain Patrol Inspire Changes?
A spectacular but downbeat post-apocalyptic Japanese movie, which alternates action with drama.
When I look back at my early reviews of the show, I just have to sigh.
MTV is expected to announce plans today to expand its MTV Overdrive broadband video service to Europe.
EZTakes.com is offering mainly low budget movies, older movies, and Bollywood movies for download.
A first-time director unleashes a bloody, quirky, gangster shootout comedy from Japan.
Do we care that the dream sequence is beyond the suspension of disbelief? Of course not.
Psychedelic Jesus freaks vs. groovy vampire chick.
An arrest relating to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, and new cell phones.
We are not avaricious, misogynistic, self-flagellating, homicidal maniac cultist monks - just an FYI.
No one is going to be talking about this film long after the DVD release. But go for the (sporadic) laughs.
I'm thinking it's the Next Hit to Watch on free TV.
The 11 contestants finally get a taste, albeit very preliminary, of what their fantasy teams look like so far.
"In 1000 Words or Less," the week in baseball through the eyes of bloggers. Plus: the Nine Most Wanted.
The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Times-Picayune of New Orleans are the big winners.
Roy Trakin's Weakend Takes.
"Namibia is a country where everyone has the right to freedom of movement." The more rich and famous, the more "freedom" you are entitled to.
Dear Elsa, I feel I can’t handle my emotions.
Think of the GP2X as an open source PSP without the DRM and software upgrades that lock out all the goodies.
Only fans need apply, and even then it's a good idea to stay cautious.
New game consoles are coming out soon. We're used to paying more and getting less, but should we be?
Sadness for the Revolution will be black and white instead of the eye-bursting color of most of today's games.
The only option for Mac users who want to improve their chess skills.
The ballad of Tom DeLay.
The problem is not the cost, the number of immigrants, or the immigrants themselves. It's that it is uncontrolled.
An Arab suicide bomber returns terror to Tel Aviv's streets during the Passover holiday.
Is the debatable nature of intelligent design entirely in the mind of the beholder?
What's a New Yorker to do when her boyfriend's cousin's uncle's dog's half-sister sends invites for an Oklahoma blowout?