Subject:

Nick Hornby

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Dead Wax Records: DFW's Great Escape

    This March I found myself at Amoeba Music in LA, one of the most celebrated record stores in the world. The size, the selection and the pricing were all very impressive, but none of it compared to the sense of community living inside. It was contagious, enlivening. For a fan of the record shop exper ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2006

    No Surrender

    Marah is back in fighting form on If You Didn't Laugh, You'd Cry

  • Film

    April 7, 2005

    For Love of the Game

    The Farrelly brothers swing straight and hit the sweet spot

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    Radio Ready

    How The Vanished's "My Favorite Scar" became my favorite guilty pleasure

  • Film

    January 13, 2005

    About a Man

    In Good Company is wonderfully funny, a bit sad and unmistakably real

  • Film

    November 11, 2004

    The Edge of Treason

    Bridget Jones is betrayed by a dumb, dull sequel

  • Music

    October 14, 2004

    Shatner, Transformed

    After years of being a musical punch line, Captain Kirk sets his new CD on stun

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Reason to Book It to Denton

    Recycled Books Records CDs

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Marah

    Sunday, August 29

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    The Young Dudes

    The Strange Boys are inexperienced and raw. Thank God.

  • Calendar

    November 6, 2003
  • Culture

    October 2, 2003

    Black on Black

    Why Jables is a "cross between a lightning bolt and James Dean"

  • Film

    October 2, 2003

    Black Thing

    The teacher, not the teaching, makes this School of Rock

  • Culture

    June 5, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003
  • Calendar

    January 9, 2003

    Sighs, Not Silent

    A second chance to learn everything About a Boy

  • Music

    January 2, 2003

    Scavenger Hunt

    The best was hard to find, harder still to ignore

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Jeremy Shorr

    Titan Comics

  • Culture

    May 16, 2002

    Pie Kids

    How two American filmmakers made a very British Boy

  • Film

    May 16, 2002

    Hugh Fidelity

    Grant grows from a badly drawn Boy to a man in charming fashion

  • Music

    March 7, 2002
  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Hits and Grins

    The greatest-hits format has fallen out of favor, but sometimes the results are pure gold

  • Calendar

    December 6, 2001

    The Double Album

    Almost Famous special edition crammed full of goodies

  • Music

    August 2, 2001

    Jimmy Eat World

    Bleed American (DreamWorks)

  • Film

    July 19, 2001

    Nothing Hill

    It's hard to fall in love with America's Sweethearts

  • Film

    April 12, 2001

    Girl Afraid

    Renée Zellweger nervously Joneses for romance

  • Film

    December 28, 2000

    Unusual Suspects

    This year's lineup of 10 best is so much better than the rest of the year's trash, it's criminal

  • Film

    March 30, 2000

    High time

    John Cusack's romantic comedy about a man... and his record collection

  • Culture

    April 22, 1999

    Univision

    Two Hispanic artists bridge that ugly gap between "us" and "them," and not because they're trying

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