LIKE CLOCKWORK Queens of the Stone Age (Rythmethod) Gorgeously perverse as ever, Josh Homme’s queens for this sixth regal release include the queenliest queen of them all, Elton John.
DAMAGE Jimmy Eat World (Sony) The twentysomething (as in that’s how long Jimmy Eat World have been around) musings of “Jimmy” Adkins offer a sometimes refreshing and reflective window on the trouble with relationships. As he recently told Rolling Stone magazine: “I’m 37 and the world around me is a lot different than when I was writing break-up songs in my 20s
Woody Allen is returning to France for his next film and bringing Colin Firth and Emma Stone along as its stars. Producers Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum have announced that Allen is set to start shooting his untitled new comedy this European summer
Joe Jonas insists he does not have a sex tape. The 23-year-old Jonas Brothers singer became ensnared in salacious gossip this week after reports emerged footage of the star and his Swiss model girlfriend making love leaked
Clarification Appended: Nov. 10, 2009Lunch period at an inner-city all-boys school is an event associated with the sounds of chaos, not classical music.
When I was a medical student, I worked with a doctor who lied. One day, she lied by ordering a kidney stone CT scan on a patient whom she thought had appendicitis
More than half of the stone buildings being erected in the U. S
Ralph Nader was there, and so was the executive vice president of American Motors.
Crouching in a verdant pasture in the early summer sun, Eduardo Sousa plucks a few blades of grass and extends them toward a flock of geese. “Hello, my darlings,” he coos. “Hello, hello, hello.” It is the Spanish farmer’s first visit to the Stone Barns Center, a farm and education center dedicated to sustainable agriculture in Pocantico Hills, some 30 miles north of New York City, and Sousa is impressed with what he sees
“Why are you risking your life for a vacation?” a close friend gasped, aghast when I told her I planned to spend my post-election holiday in Cartagena, Colombia. In fact, few of my friends seemed to think it was a good idea: I couldn’t convince any of them to share my rental house in the city’s walled Old Town. If they had heard of Cartagena at all, it was only as the backdrop of the classic 1980s romantic caper Romancing the Stone, a place of corrupt juntas and bodice-ripper-reading drug dealers a parody turned deadly serious by four decades of civil war, Pablo Escobar and the cocaine cartels