iOS app Android app

Leonard Chess

The Lost Audience: Thoughts On Nostalgia

Hank Bordowitz | Posted 03.03.2012 | Fifty
Hank Bordowitz

Many of your comments to the first edition of "The Lost Audience" had to do with the pros and cons of musical nostalgia. While I'm not one to confuse nostalgia with neuralgia, musical growth is important to me - I want to hear new stuff that challenges and delights. So, that brings up a question: If you missed it the first time around, is it nostalgic?

I Got Seven Million Dollars, Don't You Mess With Me

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

Rahm: How about gathering together the best South Side minds in town and figuring out with them how to spend that seven million dollars you're about to deposit in your checkbook.

HuffPost Review: Who Do You Love

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Thanks to a juicy performance by Alessandro Nivola,, Who Do You Love feels like a celebration of a seminal musical moment, for all its flaws.

Q&A: Alessandro Nivola talks about Who Do You Love

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In Who Do You Love, directed by Jerry Zaks and opening in limited release Friday, actor Alessandro Nivola plays record mogul Leonard Chess. Nivola took time recently to chat about the film.

Beyonce Sings Etta James? Maybe. Etta James Singing Etta James? Now We're Talking Immortal.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

Whatever your opinion of that star turn, I'm still beating a drum for the idea of the film -- Etta James should be at least as well known as Aretha Franklin.