Christian Joy: (Not Just a) Seamstress for the Band

(Header photo: Christian Joy, left, with Karen O, right.) Costume designer Christian Joy's clothes are not exactly what you'd find in an American Eagle or a JCPenney's. They're made of leather and plastic and all kinds of unconventional materials that are shimmery and day-glo They're beaded and feathered, draped with yarn and pounded with grommets... Continue Reading →

The Soundtrack to My Life: Part 2

Ages 17-19 One day in the summer of 2004, I was listening to my local classic rock station (a station I ended up working for a few years later), when I heard what sounded to me like the greatest rock and roll song ever recorded. Not knowing what it was, I frantically called up the... Continue Reading →

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