Books: Tolkien’s retelling of a Norse legend
Dance/Opera: Go backstage of the new Bohème
Design: You can live in the White House, too
Film: Mickey Rourke lands a coveted spot in Iron Man 2
Music: A new track from Bon Iver
Television:… Read More
If you’re anything like us, you spent last week imbibing copious amounts of milk-based cocktails, dancing to “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” and making out with individuals whose business cards mysteriously found their way into your wallet. It’s finally holiday party time!
But what if you’re hosting this year’s big fete? How do you make your shindig the most culturally relevant and au courant event of the season? After the jump our tips for throwing the most 2008 party your friends and colleagues have ever seen — which may or may not be a good thing. … Read More
With year-end best-of lists rolling in from all directions, we’re already knee-deep in premature music nostalgia (can we get a Kanye?!). We’re all for laying out the accolades, but why linger on what was?
With so much to come, we’ve already got sights set squarely on ’09. After the jump, download links to nine killer tracks from next year’s most-anticipated albums. From the look of things, it’s going to be something of a stunner… … Read More