Talking with Brian Chase of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Drummers, those guys sitting in the back of the stage behind a wall of cymbals and amplifiers, often complain about being overlooked, and they usually have a point. Add an extravagant lead singer with a penchant for causing havoc on stage into the mix, and you’re likely to feel downright invisible. But that doesn’t bother Brian Chase, drummer for the Amazon.) Interview, Gold Lion music …

My Prescription for Anti-Depressive Living by Jonathan Adler

I invited Jonathan to lunch to talk about his new book, My Prescription for Anti-Depressive Living. He was in a great mood, partly due to the holiday gift I had just given him—a pretty scarce book, and more importantly, one he hadn't discovered yet— Liberace Cooks. It's not easy trying to give him something he hasn't seen before. He's wearing his trademark vintage Lacoste shirt …