ARTICLES BY steventh

Count Backwards from Ten: Peter Bebergal’s Top 10 Occult in Media

Steven T. Hanley


The Curse of the Demon, David Bowie, and hauntology all show up in this top ten list of the occult in media by Peter Bebergal, author of Season of the Witch: How the Occult Saved Rock and Roll.

Count Backwards From Ten: Benoît Pioulard’s Ten Songs That Sound Like They Spontaneously Generated in a Forest

Steven T. Hanley


A primer in ambient music as environment, from Benoît Pioulard, upon the release of his latest album, The Benoît Pioulard Listening Matter, from Kranky Records.

Count Backwards From Ten: Molly Brodak’s Top 10 Episodes of The Twilight Zone

Steven T. Hanley


Just in time for Halloween weekend, Molly Brodak checks in with a list of her top 10 episodes of The Twilight Zone, all available for spooky holiday streaming online.

“Everybody needs someone to know who they really are” – Documenting The Greatest Literary Hoax of Our Time with Jeff Feuerzeig

Steven T. Hanley


Filmmaker Jeff Feuerzeig in conversation with Steven T. Hanley about the making of his new film, Author: The JT Leroy Story, which follows Laura Albert’s journey in causing one of the biggest literary scandals ever.

Count Backwards from 10: Kiddie Punk’s Top 10 Works Featuring Children

Steven T. Hanley


Filmmaker, author, and publisher Michael Salerno (AKA Kiddie Punk) checks in with Steven T. Hanley ‘s series of artist Top 10s to provide a list of his favorite works that contemplate childhood, including work by Hirokazu Kore-eda, Thomas Bernhard, and Ingmar Bergman.

I’ll Be Your Mirror: A Conversation with Eric Oglander

Steven T. Hanley


For years, Eric Oglander has been scavenging Craigslist for pictures of mirrors posted by strangers and reposting them online. Steven T. Hanley caught up with him to talk about the nature of the obsession, what mirrors can do, and the release of his coffee table book, Mirrors.

Count Backwards from 10: Andrea Kneeland’s Top 10 Songs Ruined By Exes

Steven T. Hanley


The second installment of Steven T. Hanley’s curation of artists’ making love lists brings us Andrea Kneeland’s list of her top ten songs ruined by her exes, including Elvis Costello, Joanna Newsom, and Hank Williams, Sr.

COUNT BACKWARDS FROM TEN: Noah Cicero’s Top 10 Country Songs

Steven T. Hanley


For the first installment of his curated series of Top 10 love lists by various artists, Steven T. Hanley catches up with Noah Cicero about his top 10 favorite country songs of all time, including Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris, and more.

DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN: An Interview with David Lynch and Marek Zebrowski

Steven T. Hanley


Steven T. Hanley spoke with David Lynch and his musical improvisational collaborator Marek Zebrowski about their haunting, exploratory album, Polish Night Music.

THE LONESOME CROWDED WEST: An Interview with Michael Galinsky

Steven T. Hanley


Michael Galinsky’s once-forgotten photos taken in shopping malls in 1989 capture a lonely, eerie era of American life and consumerism.