'Tourism': Not quite the trip of a lifetime

Film Jul 10, 2019

'Tourism': Not quite the trip of a lifetime

by Mark Schilling

Taking a pleasure trip abroad used to be a big, once-in-a-lifetime event for the average Japanese. The No. 1 dream destination was Hawaii, since it was seen as glamorous and exotic, yet safe and familiar. A view of Diamond Head out the hotel window ...

Old Lacy Bed and a legacy left by Vivian Girls

Music Jun 7, 2015

Old Lacy Bed and a legacy left by Vivian Girls

by Marissa Chen

"Share the Joy," the 2011 album by Brooklyn trio Vivian Girls, starts off with the distinctive rumble of a drone strike in progress before suddenly veering into a lollygagging eighth-note groove for beginner musicians. Over the opener, "The Other Girls," drifts Cassie Ramone's pre-emptive warning: ...