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Podcast Paean: The End of "Prince Movies" and "Firewall and Iceberg"

By some cruel convergence of fates, two of the Internet’s best sources for culture criticism closed their doors yesterday. First, Grantland’s Alex Pappademas bid farewell to his colleague longtime and friend Wesley Morris, who’s departing for the New York Times, on the series finale of their podcast… 721 more words

The 20 Best Culture Podcasts

We’ve already rounded up the best comedy podcasts around, but as fall approaches and the onslaught of new series, books, and awards-buzzy films begins, we wanted to direct your attention to the podcasts that help us keep up with all that culture. 1,936 more words


Filling in the blanks

Earlier this week, Ryan Adams released an album in which he covers every song, in order, from Taylor Swift’s 1989. It’s a project that has inspired a fair amount of media bemusement, and although Adams explains his thought process in detail in… 1,074 more words


The Daily Teaspoon: September 23rd

Welcome to my first “Daily Teaspoon”.  This is a not-very-clever play on the common abbreviation of Teaspoon, TSP .  I plan on sharing 3-5 articles a day, covering my interests which are most commonly sports and tech, with 1 podcast recommendation.   748 more words


Writing about reading: Brian Phillip's On Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s Detective Novel

You know what annoys me?

Of course you don’t, and you likely don’t give a damn. Touche young Jedi.

I’m going to go ahead and tell you one of these things, because secretly, I believe it bothers you too. 437 more words

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Wesley Morris Named Critic at Large in Culture at New York Times

Wesley Morris, a writer for Grantland, has been named a critic at large covering all things cultural for The New York Times, according to a memo to staff that was scheduled to go out this morning. 207 more words