Josephine Baker

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Erykah Badu: "The Reaction To The 'Window Seat' Video Didn't Teach Me Anything."

    Erykah Badu‚ÄčOn Friday morning, Vibe posted a length piece on Erykah Badu well worth the time if you have it--because, as part of the magazine's online "Full Clip" series, it's mostly just Badu on Badu, with the Dallas R&B star explaining her motivations, headspaces and conflicts with each and ... More >>

  • News

    February 28, 2008

    Obama and Me

    It was the year 2000, and I was a young, hungry reporter in Chicago with a young, hungry state legislator on my speed dial

  • Culture

    February 23, 2006

    Up in Arms

    Evita has her moments, and some style, at Lyric; Alabama Sky bright at Jubilee

  • Culture

    March 3, 2005

    Stop the Presses

    In The Violet Hour, a strange machine prints future best sellers (so where's Harry Potter?)

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Madeleine Peyroux | William Galison & Madeleine Peyroux

    Careless Love (Rounder) | Got You on My Mind (Wake Up Music)

  • Film

    October 24, 1996

    Driven to abstraction

    Lack of tension and purpose kills Surviving Picasso