MOST RECENT ARTICLES BY:

Elizabeth Wurtzel

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    Shocked Value“… Though Michelle Shocked’s been through fringe movements from New York to Amsterdam, her songs are never preachy …”
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    The Garden of EdieOn Ghost of a Dog, the New Bohemians sound completely loose and relaxed, as if they were playing a live show.
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    Hot AirBut Seriously is full of the Big issues — homelessness, racism, and the other causes du jour that Phil Collins makes sound so trite.
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    Heavy BreathingOn Madonna’s Dick Tracy-inspired album, she sings, “I just like things a little rough, and you better not disagree.”
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    Backyard PartyCombining bluegrass, Middle Eastern, zydeco, and folk, Poi Dog Pondering hangs on to every last bit of fun in the sun.
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    Fragile InnocenceIntense Sinéad O’Connor, who seems to be striving for a vision of the Virgin Mary, can at times become self-referential.
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    Neither of My Parents Was Exactly Who I Thought They WereElizabeth Wurtzel spent decades trying to understand why nobody in her family was much like her.
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    Elizabeth Wurtzel Confronts Her One-Night Stand of a LifeI am 45 and have been living like I’m 25 since I was 15.
  9. New Activist: Ronan FarrowBlessed with his mother’s ethereal blondness and his father’s sense of humor, the only biological offspring of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen also s […]
  10. Beyond the Trouble, More TroubleDepression in the best of us.