Posts Tagged: AV Club

Podcatcher #5: #GoodMuslimBadMuslim

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Podcatcher talks with Taz Ahmed and Zahra Noorbakhsh of #GoodMuslimBadMuslim about the podcast format, finding humor in absurdity, and diversity within the Muslim identity.

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After 1984, There Was 1983

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Think of the year 1984 and your mind can’t help but jump to great books, thanks to George Orwell’s dystopic classic. But what about 1983? To put some sparkle back in 1983’s literary eye, the AV Club rounded up ten of the year’s excellent but underappreciated books. It’s true: despite being praiseworthy books by big-name […]

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“Has the Vinyl Revival Gone Too Far?”

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A.V. Club contributor Jason Heller places his bets on the (suspected to be short) future of the vinyl revival in this article about the reissue of Kenny Rogers’ The Gambler. Observing a risky trend in artificial rarities, Heller argues new traditions like Record Store Day are leaning more towards manipulative marketing than celebration of nostalgia. […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Morning everyone. Here are some truffles I rooted up for you. Well, truffle-shaped at the very least. Rep. Joe “You lie!” Wilson has hired a professional tweeter. I may have found my new calling in life. If you’re not already over the Auto-Tune-Everything-You-Can-Find joke, you might like this interview with The Gregory Brothers. Billboard wars […]

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Saturday Morning Links

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Welcome to Saturday everyone. Warning: following this link might make you question humanity for the rest of the day. Hint–it involves Twilight and a dildo. Via Slog the Stranger. More Edward Cullen madness at Geekologie. For crying out loud, some movies don’t need to be remade. Same goes for you, Brian Singer. Didn’t Hollywood learn […]

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