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What You’ll Need

by Erin Pihlaja December 20, 2012


If the Mayans got it right, this may be the last time you pack a bag to go anywhere. But, if tomorrow really does mean the end of the world as we know it (literally ...

The Final Standings

by Shawn Stone December 20, 2012


  Losers 10. Andrew Cuomo Poor Gov. Cuomo: All the behind-the-scenes maneuvering and public posturing in anticipation of a 2016 presidential run will have gone for naught. And dude has had to put up with Dean Skelos for ...

The Apocalypse? I’m Cool With That

by John Rodat December 20, 2012


  On Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, they say the world will come to an end. “Oh, that Mayan nonsense?” you scoff.  For all the popular buzz there’s little real scholarship and less hard science behind this particular ...

A Little Child Shall Lead Them

by Shawn Stone August 1, 2012


“You know, when you’re little, you have more endurance than God is ever to grant you again. Children are man at his strongest. They abide.” Lillian Gish spoke those lines in The Night of the Hunter, ...

The Pleasure Is All Ours

by The Staff July 5, 2012


  Looking for Me By and large the 1970s were a sinkhole for me in terms of movies I could latch onto. Oh sure, there were the classics, but in terms of finding anything depicting the trials, ...

See Ya!

by Shawn Stone June 27, 2012


With its cheerful blend of nihilism and sentimentality, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World is the heartwarming feel-bad movie of the summer. And both “heartwarming” and “feel-bad” are meant as compliments. An action ...

The Beginning Is Near

by Ali Hibbs January 19, 2012


“It’s 2012!” the “new-age girl” gleefully proclaims between riffs on raw foodism, quantum physics and Deepak Chopra. In the past couple weeks, the “shit people say” meme has swept the Internet, playfully skewering personality types ...