The greatest month of basketball is BACK! The NCAA’s March Madness is the most-watched, most bet on basketball in any universe—cinematic or not. Chris Dodson previews the tournament's first weekend.
Welcome to Sounds of the Game: A series examining the soundtrack of basketball. For our first installment, Michael Corvo, a Lakers reporter, talked to the folks responsible for curating the music of Los Angeles Lakers home games in 2021-22.
Mash that Bat-Signal and slap on some spandex–it’s time for a Batdraft.
Most houses of worship pay an annual licensing fee to sing hymns and contemporary music each week in worship services. But what about Spirituals sung in predominately white churches—music that is not copyrighted, songs that have no known author, songs not published until after the names of their creators were long forgotten. What is owed today?
Welcome to Friday Finds! Your place to find something to see, read, and do within the world of music, movies, and hoops.
Cody defines four types of NBA trades and checks in on the major deals from this past trade deadline to see where they fit and how they are working out one month in.
Sasha Klare-Ayvazian’s One Song series explores what makes a single song great and its impact on his life. Jay-Z and Alicia Key’s “Empire State of Mind” debuted on October 20, 2009, two months later Sasha returned home from traveling abroad and found his anthem.
Andrew Duff is an NYC-based actor (Little Voice, As We See It) and autism awareness activist. He sits down with Sasha Klare-Ayvazian to talk about the music he grew up on, Sara Bareilles and Little Voice, working with Tectonic Theater Project, how autism has impacted his career, representation in film, and whether actors should take roles playing members of groups they are not part of.
In part one of his ongoing series, Nico Carter explores if being white works against musicians in blues.
Pattinson and Dano shine in Matt Reeves’ bold vision.