The 2000s found punk music in transition, as the purebred traditionalist and pop-punk bands of the ’90s gave way to a tide of younger emo and post-hardcore groups with more dramatic songs and fussier hair. For a while these
The protagonist (Jordan Gelber) is a doughy, middle-aged man-child
living with his parents and his action figures in this darkly perceptive
suburban comedy from the director of Welcome
to the Dollhouse. Todd Solondz is masterful
Local author Matthew Flynn pits Milwaukee versus Washington in the fast-paced, funny novel Pryme Knumber. Fifteen-year-old Bernie Weber is just an ordinary high-school student until he is discovered by the CIA, Washington and Yale for his...