The Mars Volta can adequately be described as musical incineration, from the wailing vocals of Cedric Bixler-Zavala to the distorted guitar and unorthodox time signatures of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez.
The two musicians formed The Mars Volta in 2001 after the break-up of their influential punk group At
Bettina Forget's story is one of a globetrotter, always engaged with the arts, and always up for a new challenge.
Originally hailing from Hamburg, Germany, Bettina Forget got her start in the art world at Central Saint Martins College of Art in London, England with a BA in Graphic Design. After sp
One of the preeminent figures of contemporary literature, David Foster Wallace has assembled the variety of his influences – Jorge Luis Borges, John Barth, Robert Coover, Don DeLillo, Thomas Pynchon – and saved them from the self-immolation it seemed that academia was increasingly drawing them t