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Paul Kahan Talks Blackhawks, Rahm, Haircuts, Cats and a Little Bit About Food

Mark Bazer | Posted 04.20.2014 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

Chef Paul Kahan, part of the One Off Hospitality Group (Blackbird, Avec, Nico), stopped by The Interview Show, hosted by Mark Bazer, Jan 3, to talk hi...

Open Letter to the Ghost of Lou Reed

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Davis Schneiderman

The Andy Warhol banana on the cover was not the picture of a banana, but the negation of a banana, and the nail-scratch violin of "The Black Angel's Death Song," with you as Bob Dylan, if Bob-Dylan-were-Donovan, was not pop at its most cynical, but pop at its most inimical.

The Essential Music -- and Art -- of The Golden Age of Vinyl

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Five years after the "Golden Age of Vinyl" came to a close, the MTV invasion established the dominance of the music video. A few years later came CDs, with their tiny art and microscopic liner notes. The generation of great art representing great music was over.

Dog Ears Music: The Ides of March and Its Afterlife Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Foals, The Ides of March, Nico, Iggy Pop, The Hives, Ed Harcourt, The Cloud Room and more.

Tammy Takes Nico to Nihilist Nirvana

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.25.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I never thought Nico would make me feel 14 again. That's exactly what happened last week when I caught Tammy Lang's performance of Chelsea Madchen, a fabulous show in which she eerily reincarnates the Warhol superstar Nico.

Cultural Reorientation in Africa: Nigeria's "Project Runway"

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

Nigeria's image in Western media is a complex combination of exoticism, intrigue and danger. While most people are well acquainted with Nollywood (now...

What's an Out-of Work Entourage to Do? Groupies, Sycophants, and Hangers-On

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

As the King of Pop's posse heads for the unemployment line, here are a few stories of other groupies and hangers-on. May they serve as inspiration and cautionary tale.