At the mention of international intrigue and espionage, we naturally think of dashing secret agents who play roulette in Monacco while dressed in sparkling white dinner jackets. If the story involves a mad dictator, we expect his adversary to be a clever and precise dandy, whose smart lip can undo th
In yet another insightful stab at pop culture, the television show "South Park" aired an episode that posed this truly horrifying question: what would happen if Barbra Streisand came upon some secret power source that enabled her to be a many-times-exaggerated version of herself? The show dubbed this
It's a strange world that casts decor as its main character. This is the world of the Brothers Quay, in which all kinds of incomprehensible objects and machines hold the stage while human characters remain at their mercy. Disjointed, dreamy, labyrinthine, and oblique, this is a theater of the unconsc
If you want a part-time lover, listen to Stevie Wonder. If you want a private dancer, groove to Tina Turner. If you want "music without a whole lot of stylistic baggage," you better check out Autechre.
As mischievous lads in Manchester, England, Sean Booth and Rob Brown bonded over a cheap synthe