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Five Ways ‘Wild Things’ Author Maurice Sendak Influenced Music

Maurice Sendak, author of wildly influential, deeply moody children's books — including, most notably,1963's Where the Wild Things Are — died this morning in Connecticut…
SPIN Staff / May 8, 2012

First Take: ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

It was a weekend of wild things, particularly of the lupine variety: unfit parents in Colorado cried wolf, SNL guest Shakira howled like a wolf,…
Phoebe Reilly / October 19, 2009

SPIN Presents ‘Wild Things’ Screening!

On Wednesday, October 14th, NYC's Paris Theatre will be presenting aSPIN-sponsored advanced screening of the book-turned-movie, Where theWild Things Are. Highly acclaimed director Spike Jonze,…
Kenny Brown / September 23, 2009

‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Soundtrack Cover Revealed!

The buzz around the Oct. 16 release of Where the Wild Things Are, Spike Jonze's movie adaptation of Maurice Sendak's 1963 children's book, is building,…
Peter Gaston / August 31, 2009

Karen O Debuts ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Single

The instantly iconic trailer for Spike Jonze's adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are used Arcade Fire's "Wake Up" pretty much perfectly: The rising choruses…
Steve Kandell / August 24, 2009

Karen O’s ‘Wild Things’ Soundtrack Revealed

What has become something of indie rock folk lore over the past few years just became fact. Details have been released about Karen O's soundtrack…
William Goodman / August 20, 2009