Marc Spitz

Marc Spitz is the author of "Poseur: A Memoir of Downtown New York City in the '90s" (Da Capo Press). His new book on rock and roll cinema, "Loud Pictures," will be released by Dey Street Books/Harper Collins in 2017 Follow Marc Spitz at @marcspitz

Primary lessons of "Nashville": Robert Altman’s noisy, tense, brilliant American epic is chicken soup for the weary election year soul Marc Spitz
Eleanor Friedberger on leaving Brooklyn, approaching 40 and why she’d be happy to sell out: "I don’t think that attitude really exists anymore" Marc Spitz
I'm ready for "The X-Files" now: How Mulder and Scully won me over, with a little help from terror and time Marc Spitz
R.I.P, the list pop song: Missing the lost art of rock 'n' roll lyrical overload Marc Spitz
Scott Weiland, dead at 48: When I think of the Stone Temple Pilots frontman, I think of the past Marc Spitz
We've never had a break from ELO: Do ya really need to hear this song, ever again? Marc Spitz
"Liquid Sky": This glam early-'80s sci-fi masterpiece that predicted the AIDS crisis could disappear forever Marc Spitz
"Squeeze got a bit complacent in the '90s before we split up": Glenn Tilbrook opens up about the past and future of the legendary new wave band Marc Spitz
They don't make them like Ralph Bakshi anymore: "Now, animators don’t have ideas. They just like to move things around" Marc Spitz
The real genius of "Sweet Jane": The 2 little letters out of Lou Reed's mouth that say so much Marc Spitz
"Elizabethtown" isn't the worst movie ever: Why Cameron Crowe's flaming fiasco deserves a second look Marc Spitz
I always give you my money: How many times will I buy the same Beatles records, over and over again? Marc Spitz
Praying at the church of rock and roll: How John Lennon made me a skeptic, Morrissey made me a believer and "Exile on Main Street" never let me down Marc Spitz
Chris Cornell is in no hurry to join Nirvana in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: "That seems like a gold watch" Marc Spitz
The King of the Punks looks at 60: John Lydon on his Sex Pistols past, his new album and why he's still "a work in progress" Marc Spitz