With an asterisk, World Trade Center is back on top in NYC.
The New Yorker’s Sasha Frere-Jones, who was allowed to see Kraftwerk at MoMA, explains how the pop band ended up at the museum.
Sad New Yorkers and longtime listeners called into 98.7 Kiss FM for the last time yesterday, as the iconic station switched off its transmission at midnight to make way for sports talk radio.
In French election, sobriety is new sign of times.
One of the films on Steven Shaviro’s list is also on mine.
Preview M.I.A.’s new song, “Come Walk with Me,” here.
Yesterday’s very good episode of The Simpsons featured hipster music.
The 10 best first lines in fiction.
Stanley Kubrick’s New York subway photos.
The Dark Knight Rises’s viral campaign launches ahead of trailer.
Below is Prometheus’s three-minute international launch trailer:
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