With all of Prince's high-profile promotional activity as of late, it's easy to forget that the Purple One was once rather media shy and reclusive. And now, Prince is planning on sharing a bit more of himself socially, as he just officially joined Instagram over the weekend. His Princetagram account ... More >>
Music fans who are put off by the endless hype surrounding the Super Bowl and the gratuitous violence of football still have a reason to tune into the big game on Sunday. From the opera star singing the National Anthem to the spectacle of the halftime show, there is something to draw in music lovers ... More >>
Redefinition is one of the things true Prince fans have loved about him all these years. From his many different backing ensembles, his nicknames (or lack of a name), and his emergence on social media, the only thing that stays the same is that nothing stays the same. After the Super Bowl, his purpl ... More >>
There's no longer any reason to be surprised by Prince news. Still, the revelation that the star of Purple Rain, Under the Cherry Moon, and Graffiti Bridge is returning to acting on Zooey Deschanel's Fox sitcom New Girl is a tad surprising. This is the Purple One's first sitcom appearance.It also me ... More >>
Miley Cyrus. VMAs. 2013. It was the performance that launched a thousand thinkpieces on just about everything from the appropriation of culture and slut-shaming to wondering why Robin Thicke was getting off relatively easily. This Halloween, you can take the easy way out and throw on a flesh-colored ... More >>
Quick -- name the new M. Night Shyamalan summer blockbuster.
Back in 1788, poet Robert Burns wrote an anthem that's still more ubiquitous than Montell Jordan's "This is How We Do It" at New Year's. The lines to the kazoo-friendly "Auld Lang Syne" have summed up the "drinking to forget" philosophy ever since. What came in ensuing years is more complex. Now, w ... More >>
Benjamin Gibbard is going by just his full name for his new album Former Lives -- his way of declaring independence from his many projects. The singer is known for carving out the indie-rock music landscape with his involvement in acts such as the Postal Service, All-Time Quarterback!, and most famo ... More >>
At this point, Halloween is pretty much upon us. If you haven't picked out a costume for all those parties and concerts this weekend, then it just so happens you're in luck. Instead of rocking the tired Jimi Hendrix look or that blase Elvis jumpsuit, go for something a little more modern, relevant, ... More >>
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M. Ward, Zooey, (and Tigger too!)As if its empire wasn't vast enough, Disney is making eyes at the Pitchfork-reading crowd with some new soundtracks featuring the likes of Zooey Deschanel, M. Ward, My Morning Jacket, Andrew Bird, and Sondre Lerche. With the release of the hand-animated (vintage ... More >>
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Steve Cohen for City PagesThroughout She & Him's jaunty sold out show at First Avenue on Saturday it seemed much more like a she and them show - the focus was consistently on frontwoman Zooey Deschanel, while Matt Ward seemed content to fade into the mix along with the five-piece backing band ... More >>
Summer Guide: Film
Minneapolis's favorite talk show host takes a tour of music-industry hell.
It’s easy to love Zooey, and ever easier to love Matt.
For once, this season's movies don't ask you to check your brains at the door
High-Intensity Moviegoing at the Toronto International Film Festival