More on Ryan Adams and Mary-Louise Parker Talk Poetry @ NYPL Live

To pick up where I left off, the Ryan Adams + Mary-Louise Parker talk at the NYPL on Friday was pretty great. Structured as a casual conversation between the two poetry lovers, NYPL’s Paul Holdengraber gave a very brief intro before handing the stage over to the old friends (for three years they were neighbors). […]

ANNOUNCED: Ryan Adams and Mary-Louise Parker @ NYPL Live

After reading that headline, did your mind explode? Well it should have, because it’s enough when musical genius Ryan Adams and actress extraordinaire Mary-Louise Parker (aka the insatiable Nancy Botwin from Weeds) are on their own — putting them together in the same room is nearly fatal to the hearts of cool hunters worldwide. For […]

Are You Interested in Chicks with Sticks?

…and guitars, and basses, and microphones? Then you might find yourself clamoring for the new Nylon book called PLAY, which heavily focuses on some of the hottest, most stylish, and sometimes controversial, female figures to ever rock the music world. Interviews with people like Jenny Lewis and Peaches and homages to the style of Amy […]

Ultragrrrl’s Got a New Blog…and Book!

A little shout-out to my friend Sarah. You may know her as the top banana over at indie music label Stolen Transmission or as international arbiter of mirth and merriment, Ultragrrrl, but she’s got a new job as the blogger for a new blog called Almack’s Dance Hall (which is run by Universal records). She […]

Badly Drawn Boy and “Eat the Document” Author For Freez at B&N on March 7

In one of those perfect storm moments, Barnes & Nobel’s “Upstairs at the Square” series of free discussions with leading artists has totally hit the nail on the head with the pairing of British singer/songwriter/all around inspiring dude, Badly Drawn Boy with Dana Spiotta, the author of Eat the Document (the book, not the Bob […]

Rob Sheffield Reads from His Book, “Love Is a Mix Tape” at B&N Tonight

Check it out! One of my favorite music writers on the planet, Rob Sheffield, will be reading from his new book, Love Is a Mix Tape, tonight at 7pm at the B&N at Astor Place. If you have ever read Rob’s stuff in Rolling Stone, you know that he has a passion for music and […]

Live from NYC: The Reading Festival [Canceled]

Product Shop NYC presents: THE READING FESTIVAL featuring Chuck Klosterman, Marc Spitz, Sarah “Ultragrrrl” Lewitinn”, Andy Greenwald, Caryn Ganz, and more special guests to be announced Rothko 116 Suffolk Street (corner of Rivington) Thursday, April 27th 7PM-9PM Event, Begins Promptly at 7PM $5 Cover UPDATE: Rothko will not be open tonight due to “structural problems”…this […]

Who Wants to Work for Plum Sykes?

I didn’t get the memo. According to The New York Times Mondays are the new Thursdays. That’s it- next semester I’m making Wednesdays the new Mondays. Today in French class, we had to make up an imaginary French holiday to write back to our American friend who wrote about Thanksgiving. I made up “Parisienuvus.” It’s […]