In Conversation: Michael Azerrad on How Breaking Laws Makes for Better Music Journalism
The “Our Band Could Be Your Life” writer has a new book, “Rock Critic Law,” which lays out 101 of the tropes that lazy music writers can’t seem to help but fall back on over and over. But he isn’t mad—he’s just trying to make writers better.
Crossing Through the Fire with Sean Penn
The two-time Oscar-winner chats about leaving Hollywood, entering the writing industry, and his debut novel, “Bob Honey Who Just Do Stuff.”
Parents, Assimilation, and BET: Jimmy O. Yang Wrote the Book on It
The stand-up comedian and “Silicon Valley” actor discusses his new memoir “How to American” and the life lessons and empathetic tone behind it.
Is Everything Awesome? A Philosophical Inquiry with Nick Riggle
The author and philosopher (and former professional inline skater) tells us what it is to be awesome, and how to live with the power of awesomeness inside you.
“Insanity Is Contagious”: Joseph Heller’s “Catch-22” to Be Adapted into a Miniseries
Passenger, the production company responsible for “True Detective,” will pilot the new adaptation.
Maps and Legends: Michael Stipe Lists His Ten Desert Island Books
One might say that if it were…the end of the world…these are the books that he would clutch the closest.
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.