15 of the Best Movies from 2009


2009 was actually a rather solid year for film. It was harder to pick favourites than last year. I have to admit, though, that I haven’t been keeping up with some of the Oscar contenders — I’ve yet to watch Up in the Air, A Single Man, etc., so this list is kind of a […]

25 of the Best Albums from 2009


I haven’t really been updating in a while because I’m lazy and unmotivated, but here, in no particular order, are 25 rather good albums from 2009 that you should seek out. These are not the only worthwhile albums released this year, but they’re the ones I’ve been listening to a lot and/or came to mind […]

Sherlock Holmes


Sherlock Holmes is positing itself as a new beginning for the iconic Baker Street detective, even going so far as to set itself up for a sequel with its series’ most recognizable villain much in the same way that Batman Begins did with the Joker. Only problem is, it’s not an entirely effective reboot. For […]

Them Crooked Vultures’ Full Album Streaming On YouTube!


One of the best rock albums of the year is now streaming on YouTube in its entirety: the self-titled release from Them Crooked Vultures, the new supergroup featuring Josh Homme (Queens of the Stone Age), Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) and John Paul Jones (some British band). Wanna hear it? Click here.

Julian Casablancas – Phrazes for the Young

phrazes for the young

Some people think they’re always right. Julian Casablancas may be one of those people, if his antics and comments over the years are to be taken in earnest. Never one to mince words, Casablancas has always carried himself with the effortless cool of a rock star who just doesn’t give a shit, most recently popping […]