Articles by Carrie Courogen
In Conversation: Liz Phair on the Long Journey From “Guyville” to “Soberish”
The songwriter discusses the importance of sharing women’s stories and how her first album in over a decade grew from the soil of her 1993 debut.
In Conversation: Director Hirokazu Kore-eda on Border-Crossing with “The Truth”
The Japanese director talks about his English (and French) language debut.
Director Alma Har’el on the Therapeutic Nature of “Honey Boy”
Based on a true story written by Shia LaBeouf while in rehab, the film was both triggering and cathartic for the creative team.
Jessica Lange’s “Highway 61” Explores America the Beautiful, Lonely, and Fading
The actor’s fourth book of photography takes the viewer on a road trip through middle America.
In Conversation: Stephen Malkmus Learns New Tricks on “Groove Denied”
The indie King of Slack just released an electronic album, but assures us he’s still the same person.
CHAI Wants to Know What Words Are Worth
The Japanese band is rocketing into the West with a full-blown stylistic vision firmly in place. And that vision doesn’t include any preconceived notions of what it means to be “cute.”
At Twenty-Five, Bikini Kill’s “Pussy Whipped” Reminds Us We Still Have a Right To Be Hostile
The group’s debut—and the riot grrrl movement at large—feels more vital than ever.
Snail Mail Grows Up
Lindsey Jordan’s first full-length has no shortage of adolescent angst—she’s only nineteen, after all—but the indie rock prodigy is maturing fast.