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    It seems that every year people push back the time at which they focus on gift buying a bit further. If gift panic is descending upon you, What to get? Will they like it? Is it the right message? We are here to help. Our feeling is that when selecting...
    Owning It Norman Lear is 96 and working hard on season 3 of his Netflix reboot of boundary-breaking sitcom “One Day At A Time.” We asked Norman: After all these years, the shows and the awards, of all the characters you have created, which is the one you identify with...
    Nai Vasha, energy powerhouse and mover of cultures, will be on stage at the YBL Conference speaking with Susan Feldman, founder of One Kings Lane and Into The Groove, in an intergenerational conversation about life and business.AGEIST: When did you found UNDO Magazine, and what is it about?Nai Vasha: UNDO,...
    Doug Tausik Ryder is getting a lot of attention these days. He has a piece in the Venice Biennale next year featuring his incredibly powerful Venus sculpture, and this weekend he is having an opening at the Jason Vass Gallery. (We will be there, as will a number of...
    Good morning, Friday. Thank goodness.So everyone's in Cannes this week for the big advertising equivalent of the Oscars, and even though I spent a lifetime in advertising and also produced some award-winning work, I have never been to Cannes. And I don't mind. At all. As a non-joiner, self-congratulatory...
    Carole Montgomery is sassy. You need to be if you're doing stand-up comedy, as she has for the last 40 years. Showtime recently released Funny Women of a Certain Age with Fran Drescher, which she directed and produced."I’ve been performing stand-up comedy for almost 40 years. When I started there...
    Mavis Staples “We Get By” (Anti Records). This is Mavis Staples’ 12th solo album, released just before her 80th birthday. There were celebrations held in her honor in New York, Nashville, and Los Angeles that included an impressive roster of fellow musicians performing with her. Filled with funk, soul,...
    The latter part of summer is typically slower for releases but here are five titles I have been enjoying. Stay tuned for many new releases coming in the early fall. The Spotify icons should like directly to the albums.Sleater-Kinney “The Center Won’t Hold” (Mom + Pop Music). On the...
    Being a self-confessed music obsessive I am asked from time to time to give people a list of what I have been listening to. In what will become a monthly feature here at AGEIST, I wanted to put together that initial list of new material and a reissue that stood...
    In 1975 Bob Dylan decides to get his gang together to tour small clubs and venues around the country. This is Martin Scorsese’s film of those days — some of it is outstanding, some is a bit weird. First of all, there are some remarkable performances: the rendition of...
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