Sonic Youth, They Might Be Giants, and Ice-T livened up a numb 1986

To commemorate 60 years of the Billboard Hot 100, Off The Charts revisits each year since it was established to spotlight songs and artists that didn’t make the cut, yet still made a significant impact. Years are chosen randomly and—to make it even harder on ourselves—rules for inclusion are that neither the songs nor…

“Superheavy” is the head that wears the cowl in Batman #50

When the final analysis of DC’s New 52 initiative is written, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman will be deservedly recognized as one of the line’s lasting highlights. With another (sort of?) reboot on the horizon, it’s worth pausing to appreciate what Snyder and Capullo have accomplished over the last…