Ty Segall’s Banner Year

The only opportunity so far I’ve had to see Ty Segall live was at The Jackpot Saloon, right here in good ol’ Lawrence, Kansas. This was a few years ago, right around when… Continue reading

Vampire’s Kiss: The Rage in Cage

There was a time when I considered Nicolas Cage my favorite actor, and not in some ironic way. This is a man, after all, who distanced himself from his relationship to one Hollywood’s… Continue reading

Late Pass: Steven Soderberg’s Haywire

“I’ve never done a woman before” “Oh you shouldn’t think of her as a woman. That would be a mistake.” So says spec-ops contractor Kenneth (Ewan McGregor) to Paul (Michael Fassbinder), charging him… Continue reading

Killing the Frog Part 2: Follow Me On Twitter

Analyzing humour is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. E. B. White Over six months ago, as often happens with surprising or shocking news, Twitter… Continue reading

Whatismissing.net–Maya Lin’s Final Memorial

Whatismissing.net is the collaborative interactive component of designer and artist Maya Lin’s What is Missing? project. Previously the project featured installation pieces at specific scientific and educational institutions. These pieces arranged a plethora of… Continue reading

In Which We Applaud and Worry for SPIN Magazine

As long as we’re taking a LATE PASS on this year’s movies, allow us to do the same for the publishing industry, and address what may already be old news to some. I… Continue reading

Late Pass: The Rum Diary

Late Pass is a new column on Projector. While we see a lot of movies, we don’t always take a critics eye to them the first time around. But thanks to Netflix, Amazon,… Continue reading

Killing the Frog, Part 1: Invasion of the Podcasts

Analyzing humour is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. – E. B. White Let’s go ahead and get a few things out of the way.… Continue reading

With Every Happy Ending There is a New Happy Begining: Happy Hour Returns to Kansas

The Sunflower State has historically held some of the strictest alcohol provisions of any state in the union, but today marks a momentous occasion: the return of the Happy Hour. Banned in 1985… Continue reading

The Half Dozen Report: Best Albums of 2012 (So Far)

Well, here we find ourselves at the half-way mark of the calendar year– a time when culture bloggers start to compile lists like teenagers celebrating one month “Anniversaries” (look that word up, kids!)…… Continue reading