Marianne Faithfull

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2011

    Listomania: The Best Lesser Known Dolly Parton Songs, Including Her Own Favorites

    Dolly Parton​I had sweaty palms of excitement talking to Dolly Parton in advance of her Verizon Theatre show tonight, even though the interview was just 10 minutes long. Picking up the phone and hearing that unmistakable voice say my name was surreal. And when she laughed and said "That's a good ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Hunter S. Thompson Lives Thanks to Dallas' Michael Minzer (and Tim Robbins)

    Allen Ginsberg and Michael Minzer during recording sessions in 1987​Michael Minzer sent me an email earlier this week containing the good news: His long-in-the-works Hunter S. Thompson record is finished. Finally. This is the one mentioned two years ago in the Evergreen Review piece done on Minzer ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 7, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2007

    Girl on a Motorcycle

    In our "news from the future" department, we have this New York Times story dated July 25, about how Harley-Davidson's trying to sell its bikes to the ladies. And though the story's got a Nashville dateline, much of it takes place at a Grand Prairie dealership, where, recently, some 50 women gathere ... More >>

  • Music

    February 1, 2007

    Blue Norther

    Jesse Sykes spreads the joy of melancholy

  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    French Confection

    Sofia Coppola pays opulent tribute to the innocent boredom of a teen queen

  • Music

    January 13, 2005

    Marianne Faithfull

    Before the Poison (Anti-/Nave)

  • Film

    October 21, 2004

    Brave and Crazy

    Jonathan Caouette's tumultuous life story spills out over 90 minutes

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    Klogz, The Alchemists, Frump

    Friday, August 27, at Bar of Soap

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    Sally Timms

    In the World of Him (Touch and Go)

  • Music

    September 11, 2003

    Magic and Gloss

    Producer of geniuses Daniel Lanois whips out his pedal-steel and goes it alone on Shine

  • Music

    June 12, 2003

    Grumpy Old Men

    Metallica returns with the most anticipated metal album in ages

  • Music

    May 29, 2003
  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Poe Lou

    It's a perfect day to let Lou Reed talk about going a little bit crazy

  • Calendar

    November 7, 2002

    What Else Is On?

    The Simpsons' new season opens with a whimper not a bang

  • Music

    January 3, 2002

    Faith Healers

    Blinded by Britney and bad Jagger, here's 10 you might have missed

  • Music

    March 22, 2001

    Out & About

    David Sanborn

  • Music

    October 19, 2000

    Joe Jackson

    Night & Day II (Sony Classical)

  • Film

    October 5, 2000

    Blades of Passion

    A knife-thrower and a suicide case try their luck at love in Girl on the Bridge

  • Music

    June 29, 2000

    Amazing grace

    Three years after his death, Jeff Buckley continues to build a mystery with a new live collection

  • Music

    June 8, 2000

    The old old thing

    Malvina Reynolds and Harry Smith argue for folk's historical authenticity. Whatever that is.

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    One more time

    With his new book and live CD, Joe Jackson fans can finally get what they want

  • Music

    February 3, 2000

    Folk that

    The Chieftains prove folk music can be popular -- as long as you record with Elvis Costello and The Rolling Stones

  • Music

    December 16, 1999

    Dreck the halls

    Why are most Christmas albums so bad?

  • Music

    February 4, 1999
  • Music

    July 16, 1998

    Cuba libre

    Marc Ribot and his Prosthetic Cubans are Habana good time

  • Music

    January 22, 1998
  • Music

    December 25, 1997
  • Music

    July 24, 1997
  • Music

    January 30, 1997
  • Music

    January 9, 1997

    Spirit of '96

    Last year showed pop still has more than a ghost of a chance

  • Music

    November 16, 1995

    Live and demystified

    More man than legend, Bob Dylan brings it all back home

  • Film

    April 27, 1995

    Sweet cesspool

    Filmmaker and scandal-monger Kenneth Anger might be the grandfather of America's tabloid culture

  • Music

    January 5, 1995
  • Music

    December 15, 1994

    Come, come

    The Go-Go's return - again - to finish what they began 15 years ago