Classic Comics For The 21st Century

A legendary Marvel Comics editor, Jim Salicrup arrived during the famed company's classic period, and his career has been going full steam ever since. He was only 15 years old when he began as a messenger there in 1972, and he worked his way up to editor a...
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Video Playlist: My Top 10 Albums For 2009

You may have already read about my Top 10 albums list for 2009 published online in the Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll in the recent issue of the Village Voice. As a bonus, I am including video clips for each release, in case you want to get better acquainted wit...
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My Top Ten Albums For 2009

My Top 10 albums list for 2009 (along with Top 5 songs) is included in the online results for the annual Village Voice Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll. This past year many groups that could loosely be put under the Goth/industrial/darkwave umbrella captured m...
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Michael Nouri: More Sci-Fi, Please

People probably tell Michael Nouri all the time that they loved him in Flashdance. Well, I loved him in The Hidden, the cult sci-fi film from 1987. Co-starring with Kyle McLachlan, Nouri tackled what has become a standard genre premise (cop helps alien tra...