It’s a safe bet that no one watching the “Enter the Ninja” video had ever seen anything like it before. While Ninja spits head-spinning rhymes about decapitating haters, Vi$$er does a Lolita routine in a bedroom plastered with pictures of her bandmate and crawling with rats.
I Love You, Honeybear is romantic, sure, but it’s about lovers in a dangerous time, finding solace in each other despite living in a world that is truly, deeply fucked.
Josh Tillman is probably already weary of talking about it, but when you pack up your drum kit and quit a band as successful as Fleet Foxes, people are going to ask questions.
Martin Amis has never been just one sort of writer. He’s arguably most recognized as the masterful novelist behind Money and London Fields, but he’s adept at nonfiction as well.
He gave his latest novel, Lionel Asbo, the subtitle State of England, but Martin Amis has been doing a lot of thinking about the state of America.
His picture is on the cover, but Timothy Showalter insists that he is not, in fact, the person primarily responsible for the existence of the latest Strand of Oaks album, Eraserland.
This week the Georgia Straight celebrates some of the coolest things in the city with its annual Best of Vancouver issue. I have some content in there, including an item on Vancouver's most disgustingly beautiful piece of public art. (Can you guess which one I mean?) As part of the Best of Bands feature, I … Continue reading The Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2014