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From Kim Gordon to Amy Poehler, Smith Galtney tries to keeps current with a few celebrity memoirs.

A road trip marks the perfect time to catch up on some idle listening

May 27th, 2015

From Kim Gordon to Amy Poehler, Smith Galtney tries to keeps current with a few celebrity memoirs.

  • A&E

    Dave's a world away from Jimmy Fallon, who comes off like he’s having a slumber party with Taylor Swift.

  • A&E

    While usually just counterproductive, Facebook seems downright unhealthy right now.

  • A&E

    I’d suddenly become Joe Pesci from Goodfellas.

  • A&E

    These days, TV feels a little too similar to my old dating life.

  • A&E

    Located in Passaic, New Jersey, the Capitol Theatre was a concert venue that thrived throughout the ’70s and into the ’80s.

  • A&E

    Edgar Froese, Rod McKuen, Steve Strange and RadioShack.

  • A&E

    It's where the filmmaker lets his nerd flag fly, from a silent Raiders of the Lost Ark revamp in black and white to a list ...

  • A&E

    It’s a wonder they didn’t call it My Husband’s Completely Gay and He Won’t Shut Up About It.

  • Music

    These packages aren’t just about music. They’re about rediscovery, reinvention, redemption. But I still buy these things for the music, and the problem is, the ...

  • A&E

    Plus: Robin Williams, finding Vivian Maier and thirty years after Purple Rain.

  • A&E

    In pre-Internet days, this used to only happen every so often, but social media has turned the spoiler into a virus one can catch any ...

  • A&E

    The most common mistake they make is thinking bigger equals better.

  • A&E

    "It took me 20 years to finally 'get' Kate Bush, so maybe one day I’ll truly, actually like Twin Peaks."

  • A&E

    One writer's reasons for sticking with the social media website.

  • Music

    Because if you're a true fan, you'll work your way through the good and the bad.

  • Music

    Debuting Smith Galtney's new pop-culture column, Cultural Attachment.

  • A&E

    Las Vegas has more than its share of subcultures devoted to displaying the nude form—but certainly none of them are so shamelessly and explicitly nonmercenary.

  • Music

    In pop songs, the romantic quest is a quest forself, it being a quest because the self isn’t simply there; it’s attained through an overthrow ...

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  • Nightlife

    Welcome to your party checklist. From beach clubs to beats, we've got everything you need for five days of MDW fun, aka Biggest Weekend Ever.

  • Sports

    The constant clacking of shuffling poker chips officially overtakes the Rio convention center for the next 50 days this afternoon. The 46th annual World Series ...

  • Nightlife

    Four alternatives to this weekend's big nightlife parties.

  • As We See It

    The final steel beam is in place for the building that will one day host a weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. Probably. The topping ...

  • Music

    The Philharmonic is reaching out to untapped ears: “I want to break down all of these walls. I want them to feel they can go ...

  • As We See It

    Cates isn't thinking too much about strategy going into Last Cowboy Standing. He’s focused on having a good time and making the best of the ...

  • Dining News

    Also, small plates make the menu at Andre's and move from Lago to Hyde.

  • Music

    Playing their most successful album in full, the headliners put forth one of the best sets I've seen this year.

  • Reviews

    From shortrib-stuffed cannelloni to branzino livornese, everything sounds good on Julian Serrano's massive menu of Italian treasures.

  • A&E

    "Their preservation and activation is vital to downtown's revitalization."

  • Arts & EntertainmentCultureFeatured

    As more women enter the "boys club" of tattooing, they're proving to be just as badass as their male counterparts—if not better.

  • Dining

    The small but scrumptious food menu is complemented by a vast assortment of drinks like frappuccinos and fruit-ades.

  • Dining News

    Plus: A Korean cooking class at Roy's and a St. Jude's fundraiser at Ra Sushi.

  • As We See It

    Whenever Downtown started getting cool again is when the El Cortez started strategizing.

  • As We See It

    The Last Cowboy Standing competition is complemented with three days of country music and slices of Western life.

  • The Sunday

    Leading up to Memorial Day and Veterans Day, Marianne Schwartz and George Barnett station themselves at local grocery stores to hand out poppies in honor ...

  • A&E

    “We’re still chipping away, like Michelangelo chipped away at David."

  • As We See It

    The artist has already conducted more than 1,000 self-weddings in Brooklyn, New Orleans and even at Burning Man.

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