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Elective Surgery: ‘The Knick’ is bloody, brutal, and brilliant

It’s a testament to the inventiveness of The Knick, Steven Soderbergh’s new medical drama, that it’s hard to know what to fear more: turn-of-the-century ailments or the antiquated tools used to cure them. Golfball-sized hernias, or primitive cauterization? Syphilitic holes in your face, or what passed for a cosmetic skin graft in 1900? The much-hyped show is at first completely overwhelmed by pressing issues such as these.

The pilot, which aired on Friday, is a little weighed down by all the gore and period detail. Characters have big expansive thoughts like “God always wins.” But if it seems like a bit much, I encourage you to keep going.

For those of you catching up: “The Knick” is the nickname given by its staff to New York City’s…

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A Conversation with Composer Cliff Martinez : The brains behind the film music for Solaris, Drive and Spring Breakers on his newest bloody project with Steven Soderbergh and more

A Conversation with Composer Cliff Martinez


A Q&A with film score composer Cliff Martinez at Moogfest this year attracted a mix of curious festival attendees and die-hard fans—many of whom cared much more for Martinez’s dark, ambient scores than the actual movie…

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Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning: An immersive theater experience transports the audience back to the Prohibition era, interpreting a murder mystery from a new angle each week

Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Bloody Beginning


On 14 March 1935 in the Bronx, New York, a man named Frank Spano was shot to death in front of his 12-year-old son Dominick. John Guerrieri, the man who held the gun, was their neighbor and father to Dominick’s friend—and would later…

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PDT and La Boîte Bloody Mary Spices: The Manhattan cocktail experts unite with La Boîte à Epice spice shop for a better Bloody Mary

PDT and La Boîte Bloody Mary Spices


Jim Meehan, Managing Partner of New York City’s no-longer-a-secret cocktail venue PDT (Please Don’t Tell), regularly uses ingredients from Lior Lev Sercarz’s biscuit and spice shop La Boîte à…

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Syria’s bloody conflict escalates with chemical weapons attack

The long armed conflict between the Syrian regime and opposition rebels that began in 2011 with peaceful demonstrations escalated in early 2013, with reports of alleged nerve gas attacks. The events have put international pressure on the Obama Administration to respond following its warning that chemical warfare was a “red line.”

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Interview: Stu Waters of Stu’s Pickles: The vinegar freak tells us how he adds a briny punch to a classic Bloody Mary

Interview: Stu Waters of Stu's Pickles


by Madison Kahn Stu Waters loves pickles. The Midwesterner started experimenting with food in college and upon graduating, decided to leave his philosophy degree behind for a culinary education. Waters quickly found his niche in fermentation and a romance with pickles ensued. Claiming…

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My Bloody Valentine website collapses as fans rush to download first album in 22 years

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Irish shoegaze legends My Bloody Valentine just attempted to put their first album since 1991’s acclaimed Loveless into the world, but it hasn’t quite gone to plan. After posting on Facebook that mbv is live at www.mybloodyvalentine.org around half an hour ago, the bands’ website seems to have immediately buckled under the strain of fans rushing to order.

As of writing the website still returns a server error, and there hasn’t been an update on Facebook; thousands of fans, however, are registering their frustration on the page. According to the NME, the album will be available exclusively from the website in download, CD, and vinyl form, and this is the track list:

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