Mike Merrill

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Mick Jagger: 'I'm Not Thinking About Retirement'

Mick Jagger may be a great-grandfather just three months away from his 72nd birthday, but slowing down doesn't seem to have crossed his mind. He's …

Music

Yayoi Kusama nabs top spot as world's most popular artist

Who is the most in-demand artist of this day and age? Gerhard Richter? Richard Prince? Sorry, old white males; it's Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, famous for her polka-dot creations and collaborating with Louis Vuitton. The 86 year old has been named the most popular living artist today by the <i>Art</i> …

Art

New book 'Out of Sight' gives L.A.'s '60s art scene the respect its due

For most of the 60 years that Los Angeles artists have been making aesthetically powerful, conceptually acute work, book publishers have generally looked the other way.<p>Not surprisingly, it wasn't especially difficult during that time to find monographs on second- and even third-tier New York School …

Art

Mobile Art: The Aquatrope Is an Exquisite Rideable Sculpture

Water is integral to the lives of human beings. There’s no arguing that fact. We’re composed mainly of water, and if you’ve ever visited the desert, you know just how quickly that fact becomes apparent. The Aquatrope is part locomotion, part sculpture, and tells a story of life and water.<p>Created to …

Art

Neil Young Wants You To Truly Hear Music

Neil Young wants you to truly hear the music you listen to. Over the years, the trend in audio has prioritized convenience over quality. Last week at SXSW, I had a conversation with Neil Young about an idea he has to change that trend. In this interview, he talks about Pono, the new audio player …

Can Linda Perry Save Music?

A long, unfiltered conversation with the prolific songwriter about the depressing state of the music industry and her bold new VH1 talent search, …

James Taylor's Mellow Rebirth: Inside 'Before This World'

The songwriter emerges from a songwriting break with first all-new album since 2002<p>The last time James Taylor released an album of new material, …

Textless Photo of Aquaman From BATMAN V SUPERMAN

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Live 1974 Box Set Out This Summer

After years of rumors, premature announcements and even disagreements over what to call the thing, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young are finally ready …

Vinyl Records

DC Comics Debuts New Looks for Superman and Wonder Woman

Post-<i>Convergence</i>, Batman isn’t the only one who’s going to be have a different look. This June, Superman and Wonder Woman will also get new costumes …

These superhero versions of classic paintings are almost better than the originals

<b>These ‘paintings’ combining superheroes and classic art are stunning.</b><p>Worth 1000 launched a competition to find the best picture that combines both …

A Brand New Batman From DC Comics In June… Or Is It BatC.H.A.P.P.I.E?

And there we were thinking it was just a brand new suit. Criminals are a cowardly and superstitious lot, I shall become a grasshopper.<p>DC media …

DC Comics May 2015 Covers and Solicitations - CONVERGENCE

Each month when the monthly solicits come out, there are those that sift through them very carefully. It's a way to gather up as much information as …

Official Batmobile Photo from BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE!

Tim Burton's BATMAN Batmobile Model with Pop-Up Machine Guns

Trailer for BATMAN UNLIMITED: ANIMAL INSTINCTS Animated Film

8. Batman Might Appear In Suicide Squad (AND Arrow)

According to the latest rumours of Suicide's Squad, The Joker will play a Hannibal Lecter-type figure (so an incarcerated "consultant") and that an …

The Evolution of Batman in Cinema

New GOTHAM Featurette Explores The Red Hood

The Joker's New Origin Explored in Video Breakdown

Secret Codes Found in Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

The latest Batman Arkham Knight trailer, which aired on Wednesday and showcased the game's squad of supervillains, contains a trio of secret codes that had triggered a frenzy of debate on social media and fan sites.<p>Onlookers spotted the first two numbers rather easily. The first, at 0:25, reads …

Comic Books

Hans Zimmer Discusses Superhero Themes for BATMAN V SUPERMAN

NECA Christopher Reeve Superman & Kotobukiya DC Universe Super Powers Superman ARTFX+ Statue

NECA Christopher Reeve Superman Quarter Scale Figure was revealed at Toy Fair 2015 and put up for pre-order.<p>Decades after the release of the 1978 …

Batman is without a doubt one of the world's most iconic superheroes. Created in May 1939 by Bill Finger and Bob Kane, the character has been around …

Comics

Mayhem

Cruisin blues

Transatlantic Sessions 2015, Royal Festival Hall, London: review

Rodney Crowell and Patty Griffin join the Transatlantic Sessions for a night of great folk and country music at the Southbank<p>With superb musicians, engaging banter and star singers, you're pretty much guaranteed a fine night out with the <b>Transatlantic Sessions</b>and so it was in the 2015 incarnation, …