Monday Mar 10
Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt Pens Scrabble-Themed Poetry Book
If you've ever played Scrabble or Words With Friends , you know how valuable landing double-letter words like "za," "xi," and "yo" can be.
Monday Mar 10
Throwing Muses played two shows with Tanya Donelly at Bowery Ballroom
Throwing Muses released their first album in 10 years, Purgatory/Paradise , and this weekend played two sold-out shows at NYC's Bowery Ballroom in support of it.
Roladex - "Anthem for the Micro-Age"
Roladex's label new album, Anthems for the Micro-Age , was described by their label as sounding like Kraftwerk playing Magnetic Fields songs.
Netroots Radio Presents: "Reading To Herself Out Loud In Her Arctic Room"
I'm Special Agent DJ Justice ; Radio Host and Program Director for Netroots Radio.com; and I'm manning the dials, spinning the discs, warbling the woofers, putting a slip in your hip and a trip to your hop.
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For Valentine's Day, Shakespeare's Most Depressing Love Poem
A reading of "Venus and Adonis" was the opening act at the Public Forum's Drama Club, "a book club for plays."
Love Is All Around
In the late '90s, reportedly inspired while watching a pianist play Stephen Sondheim songs in a New York City cabaret bar, singer/songwriter Stephin Merritt decided he wanted to get into writing for musical theater.