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Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2009
Lykke Li is a mystery, "even to myself," she says. She's capricious and full of contradictions, at once plucky and melancholy, sweet and standoffish. She delights in her eccentricities, and though she doesn't lie, per se, she usually doesn't volunteer the whole truth, either. She spends a good deal of interviews refuting or correcting insinuations she herself made in previous interviews. It's easy to see why so many...
07.09.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
I've got an interview with Black Francis/Frank Black in this week's issue of the Shepherd, where the outgoing songwriter gladly addresses some of the major elephants in the room surrounding his solo career, namely, "Why doesn't he write songs like the Pixies' anymore?" Black also makes a spirited case that even his bluesiest, most rootsy material isn't as straight forward as it seems, ...
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Though Maynard James Keenan is best known as the raging frontman for the alternative metal band Tool, he’s also a professional winemaker who lives on an Arizona vineyard. He’s aware of the novelty. “In some ways, the low expectations work in my favor,” Keenan says.
Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Interview with Jodie Picoult

No stranger to difficult moral issues that society likes to avoid discussing, Jodi Picoult’s new book, Change of Heart, deals with capital punishment, religious dogma, the crippling loss of a loved one and the fact people can surprise you in ways you’d least expect. She talks to us about this, her 15th novel to date.
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

Interview with Jessica Mills

How many parent guides have you come across that are geared towards the progressive punk parent? Author/Activist/musician/ teacher Jessica Mills talks about her new book, My Mother Wears Combat Boots—a parenting manual that ventures into territory most mainstream parenting books fear to tread.
Friday, Feb. 22, 2008

Interview with Manil Suri

In his first novel, The Death of Vishnu, Manil Suri used Hindu mythology and the tinsely allure of the Bollywood film industry to explore the lives of characters inhabiting a Mumbai apartment building. His second novel, The Age of Shiva, continues the tradition, affirming his talent for creating well-drawn characters and sensitive prose.

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