35th anniversary of the Adidas Superstar

Video clip of Halle Berry accepting her Razzie (click link under her photo)

Unfortunately, this didn't work for me on any browser in Mac OS X. I had to make do with the slideshow. Windows users come out ahead this time

Joe Sacco's comic "Complacency Kills," about his visit to Iraq on behalf of the Guardian (PDF)

Like a suggested reading companion for Gunners Palace

I'm not sure I love any movie score more than Bernard Herrman's score for Hitchcock's Vertigo

Download some tracks from Fiona Apple's unreleased album

National Book Critics Circle Awards nominees for 2004


Edwidge Danticat, The Dew Breaker

Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty

David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

Marilynne Robinson, Gilead

Philip Roth, The Plot Against America

General Nonfiction

Kevin Boyle, Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder in the Jazz Age

Edward Conlon, Blue Blood

Diarmaid MacCulloch, The Reformation: A History

David Shipler, The Working Poor: Invisible in America

Timothy B. Tyson, Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story


Ron Chernow, Alexander Hamilton

Bob Dylan, Chronicles Vol. 1

Stephen Greenblatt, Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare

John Guy, Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart

Mark Stevens and Annalyn Swan, De Kooning: An American Master

LSU professor tries to order customized NFL jersey with former student (and current Patriot DB) Randall Gay's last name on it and is rejected