Simply put, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” suffers from thematic inconsistency: from the direction to the performances and even the wardrobe, the show tries and fails to make the production simultaneously a contemporary criticism of racial dynamics in America and a unique cultural product of the ’60s.
OK Go has spent the past summer touring the United States and Canada in anticipation for their new album “Hungry Ghosts” set to be released this October. We had the chance to talk with bassist and vocalist Tim Nordwind about the group’s North American tour and their fourth studio album.
“The Rum Diary” had the potential to be a lasting tribute to a literary folk hero. But instead, it plays more like a meandering, inconsistent assemblage of references and imitations of Hunter S. Thompson’s style.