Alex Pareene on Romney and the financialization of the American economy, David Brooks’ problematic nostalgia for a WASP-run America, and another segment of “Who’s more objectionable.” Also, Louis CK goes on the Daily Show and makes the rape joke controversy slightly worse, and our coverage of the massive Con Ed solidarity rally in Union Square.
ConEd Solidarity rally
Unplug WS at Con Ed rally
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch