Reviews

Reviews

Can’t Get Noby Rick VeitchVertigo, 352 pages words Can’t Get No, the latest graphic novel from writer and artist Rick Veitch, chronicles a fictional man’s experiences in the aftermath of 9/11. Like the Rolling Stones song from which the book gets its name, Can’t Get No expresses disillusionment with materialism and mainstream thinking. Oh yeah—there’s […]

Happy birthday, MTV

“My Super Sweet 16”Tuesday 10:30pm, MTV I am so embarrassed for everyone involved in this program. I’m embarrassed for the “stars,” who throw childish fits and go power-mad while preparing for their big 16th birthday bashes. I’m embarrassed for the parents, who seem totally comfortable with blowing thousands of dollars on lavish parties for their […]

Willner’s way

Willner’s way

I have always subscribed to the theory that you can find out as much about someone through their record collection as you could ever want to know. I could start a dating service based on what is in the record collections of single men and women, and virtually guarantee success. Some people predict criminality through craniology, but I stake my reputation on too many Daniel Johnston records.