During his keynote address at the United Arab Emirates' Global Art Forum this weekend, Glenn Lowry threw caution — and local Muslim custom — to the wind.
Plus: Monks get a Gregorian chant record deal, Clint Eastwood's movie might be Oscar bait after all, and The New Yorker raves one play but really recommends another.
Plus a new track from Silver Jews, Snoop's country move, and a Peaches remix of the B-52s.
The beat-boxing onetime runner-up calls the American Idol heir apparent "boring."
Aziz Ansari’s crew look kinda like they jumped out of the ugly tree and hit every branch just for laughs.
Kazu Kibuishi's beloved anthology of hot new comics artists, Flight, has always carried a whiff of kiddie adventure story.
The paintings and illustrations of Portland-based, early-nineties 'zine-ster Bwana Spoons look like something out of an indie children's book — the kind embraced by the spawn of Brooklyn-based aesthete parents.
This week, we’re learning about the mysterious miracle of life, faith, and . Oh! There’s Bailey’s baby! He’s so cute!
Also: Into the Wild rises again.
Yes, yes, the Oscars ignore comedy and horror films. But they also perpetrate a much less-discussed and more-insidious bias against people eating nachos.
Plus: People genuinely don't like David Cross.
Great news for content owners everywhere today as the Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors are close to filing charges against the operators of Swedish BitTorrent hub the Pirate Bay with conspiracy to breach copyrights.
In an over-the-top rave the likes of which have not been seen since David Denby's review for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Ain't It Cool News' Harry Knowles declares Cloverfield "Utterly Brilliant," a "true milestone in film," and "a complete reinvention of the disaster movie, the giant monster movie, and even the love story."
A list of nominees on the WGA's Website might give away the winners.