Ray Ellis is a freelance writer who has been dissecting pop culture and its effect on how we view ourselves for over twenty years, ruffling feathers and dragging unsuspecting pedestrians along for the ride whenever possible.
An understated, if sometimes unsettling, glimpse at an unsual Shakespearian troupe.
Lisa Germano's vision is often bleak, but ultimately hints at better days to come.
Does poppin' up the blue collar put a new face on the stagnant state of rap?
A fond goodbye to a true icon of American pop culture.
Pure Reason Revolution are, quite simply, the best and brightest hope for the New Progs.
When lives hang in the balance, embellishing photos is disgraceful at best.
Live in Brooklyn showcases Phish as one of the all-time great jam bands.
The TV industry's got some 'splainin' to do when it comes to situation comedies.
How the Queen of Soul and the King of Sax changed rock forever.
The blues may hold the key to global peace.