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  1. The Last Days of Southie: Saint Hoods Star Steven Costigliola on ...

    Amos Barshad

    Just about this time two years back, James "Whitey" Bulger — the greatest gangster the city of Boston has ever produced — was arrested by the FBI. He was living in an apartment in Santa Monica, under the assumed name Charlie Gasko, with 3...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  2. Songs of the Week: St. Vincent Gets Cartoony, The xx Do Beyoncé, ...

    Amos Barshad

    St. Vincent, "Bad Tina" Bob's Burgers, Fox's cutesy (in a good way) cartoon comedy, flattened Annie Clark out to 2D, and had her sing a jaunty punk-rock tune about good girls going bad (but like, by fighting with their moms, not by rolling blunt...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  3. Why the Hell Did MTV Make a Show About Washington Heights?

    Amos Barshad

    Washington Heights, the working-class Dominican neighborhood in the upper reaches of Manhattan, is the kind of place where dudes sell gym whistles on the street. During a walk down St. Nicholas Avenue on a recent unseasonably warm winter weekday, the...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  4. On the road with indie band the xx before the release of their ne...

    Amos Barshad

    On the road with the xx, the most exciting quiet band in the world.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  5. Sesame Street Is Heading to the Big Screen

    Amos Barshad

    Good news, people nostalgic for their TV youth: THR reports that 20th Century Fox is at work on a Sesame Street movie, to be written by longtime show writer Joey Mazzarino and produced by Shawn Levy's 21 Laps. This isn't the first time the St...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  6. Songs of the Week: Superchunk Go Summering, David Byrne and St. V...

    Amos Barshad

    Charli XCX, "You're the One" Nineteen-year-old Brit would-be pop-star Charli XCX dropped a new single and a new mixtape, Heartbreaks and Earthquakes, this week. This track has a spoken-word bridge in which Charli reveals just how much "you" mean...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  7. Anyone Want to Direct the Hunger Games Sequels?

    Amos Barshad

    Because [hella dramatic cannon noise] Gary Ross is out. After guiding the first flick in the franchise to just ungodly sums of money (like, at this point, Lionsgate could probably breed, birth, and train an army of bloodthirsty murder-unicorns and st...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  8. Does J. Cole Have a Jay-Z Problem?

    Amos Barshad

    Two years ago this month, Jay-Z released The Blueprint 3, and officially introduced the world to J. Cole. The New York-via-North Carolina rapper was the first artist signed to Jay's label, Roc Nation, and he landed a plum spot on a track called "A St...

    Blog | September 29, 2011