Articles by Pat McGuire

Under The Influence: Andy Shauf

The Saskatchewan-raised singer-songwriter treats a mundane gathering like a glass menagerie on his ANTI- debut “The Party.”

Neil Young: All Alone the Captain Stands

If anyone’s earned the right to rest on their laurels, it’s Neil Young. But with a new album—scratch that, “ear movie”—out and his Pono music player steadily gaining traction, he’s finally free to do what he wants: save the world.

Breaking: The Broad

LA’s latest architectural gem is more than just a home for Warhol, Basquiat, Koons, and Johns. It’s also a valuable member of a growing Downtown community.

In Deep: The Shark Photography of Michael Muller

Known for his world-class work on land, the visionary photographer recently took to the water to dive with sharks (cageless, mind you)—all documented in the new TASCHEN book “Sharks: Face-to-Face with the Ocean’s Endangered Predator.”

A Model Childhood: Star Wars Toys, Imagination, and The Man Who Shot Luke Skywalker

We talked to the man who created the dioramas for the original Star Wars action figures.

Kitten Kaboodle: El-P and Killer Mike Meow the Jewels 

“Mike’s not exactly a cat person, but I think he may have turned a corner,” says El-P.
“Fell in love with a cat today,” admits Killer Mike.

LIVE: Run the Jewels Spread the Love at the Echoplex for Red Bull Sound Select 30 Days in LA (11/13/2014)

Run the Jewels November 13, 2014 The Echoplex Los Angeles, California It’s kind of appropriate that so much love can come from such angry people,…

Tim and Eric Share Some Bedtime Stories

The “Awesome Show” duo talk about their new narrative-driven Adult Swim project, their recent tour with John C. Reilly, and a forthcoming book; plus an exclusive clip from an upcoming “Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories” episode.

He Said, She Said: HBO’s “The Leftovers,” Season One

In which the titular “He” converses/argues with the titular “She” about a pop-culture event in the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: the Gmail G-chat.

Floating Action, “Body Questions”

Seth Kauffman is the modern equivalent of Dick Van Dyke’s Bert character from Mary Poppins, swapping the fake cockney accent for a humble North Carolina bro drawl.

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