Alex Carusillo

SXSW: Thus spoke Doseone

Adam “Doseone” Drucker is one of the founders of anticon. Records, a label that specializes in music that falls somewhere between hyper-confessional poetry and avant hip-hop. Over the past 10 years he has produced paintings, spoken word albums, board games, electronic music and rap under a variety of names, including Subtle. At South By Southwest […]

A humble opinion

Now that some editor’s nephew has introduced him to Twitter, the media has decided that now is a better time than ever to cover this Revolutionary Technology That Will Forever Change Everything. Forever. But Twitter is not just for powerful people like Al Qaeda and Ryan Seacrest. No, you too can join this three-year-old revolution […]

QuickTakes: David Foster Wallace (1962-2008)

David Foster Wallace, American novelist and essayist associated with the literary movement hysterical realism, hanged himself last Friday evening. Hysterical realism, a genre based on use of detail and at times absurdist prose, was publicly condemned by literary critic James Woods as work that could “know a thousand things but not.a single human being.” It […]


Shwayze Shwayze (GEFFEN) If you miss Cisco Adler’s Whitestarr and celebrity-dating days, pick up his new project where his melodious voice can be heard singing the catchy choruses of such songs as “Polaroid” (click click!) and “Buzzin’.” Basically this is rap/rock about ladies and booze. And with an MTV spin-off reality show, what’s not to […]