Penelope Spheeris

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    A Tale of Two Black Flags

    The story of Orpheus and Eurydice, a myth originally told by the ancient Greeks but best-preserved in Western culture through the Roman poet Ovid, generally is interpreted as a cautionary tale about the perils of living in the past. Orpheus, a famous Greek bard, loses his wife to a snake bite, goes ... More >>

  • Music

    December 6, 2012
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2012

    In Celebration of the Best Metal Documentaries

    See also: Metallica at Outside Lands: The Five Best Parts of the Band's Fiery San Francisco Show See also: The 10 Most Ridiculous Claims Made By Dave Mustaine of Megadeth See also: Lamb of God's Randy Blythe Set Free; Five Finger Death Punch Weighs InHeavy metal fans are a tenacious bunch. Plenty o ... More >>

  • Music

    December 14, 2006

    The Vandals

    Sophomoric like a fox

  • News

    November 16, 2006

    Gas Bag Man

    The winged wonder rags on dead Republi-con Jeff Groscost, Tempe's "PG clause," and Dr. Sketchy's anti-art lameness

  • Music

    December 2, 1999

    Never Mind the Academia

    A cultural generation gets an education in a new ultrascholarly analysis

  • Film

    June 1, 1994