Jane Smiley

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2011

    Wilco at the State Theatre, 12/6/11

    Photos by Nick Wosika​Wilco December 6, 2011 State Theatre, Minneapolis At their best, Wilco have always effectively straddled the line between dour art-rock and party-starting power pop. The trio of landmark albums making up their "classic" period -- 1996's Being There, 1999's Summer Teeth and ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 29, 2003

    Why Sylvia? Why Now?

    Because she was the first, and worst, supermom.

  • Movies

    September 17, 1997

    Rows of Corn

    Holding Court: Jessica Lange, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Jennifer Jason Leigh in Jocelyn Moorhouse's A Thousand Acres.