Years ago, I read the transcript of this NME “summit” on some Fall obsessive’s fansite: it’s Nick Cave, Shane MacGowan and Mark E.
“Finding Rocky” You’ve only got two more days to do it, but if you’re reading this in Nice, France, and would like to see paintings by the muscular star of
Musicless music videos can sometimes reveal an unexpectedly amusing moment of bathos—like this clip of Rihanna apparently accompanying herself in the bathtub to the song “Stay.” Of course we all fart and that’s why farting is funny—it levels, usurps vanity and pretension, and is...
The streets of the Kazakhstan capital Astana City may not be paved with gold, but their flowerbeds are planted with marijuana.
Ash uses a repulser beam on superhero zombies. Slash/Up is a fan-film web-series specializing in unlikely mashup “what if” shorts like Sarah Connor vs.
On December 23rd, 1975, Gerald Ford signed the reasonable Metric Conversion Act into law, stating, “the truth is that our continued use of the English system of measurement was making us an island in a metric sea.” School curriculums were...
In late 1972 Yes was on fire. Close to the Edge, arguably their greatest album, had come out in September, and their previous two efforts were the groundbreaking Fragile and The Yes Album.
In the early 1970s, Akron native Jim Jarmusch, born in 1953, transferred from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University to Columbia University, receiving his diploma in 1975.
From another ABC Afterschool Special “We Destroy the Family: Punks vs Parent,” is a 1982 report from LA’s KABC, and it is fantastic vintage moral panic.
French artist Julien Knez has whipped up a handful of delightful VHS covers for popular post-DVD-era TV series and movies like
This week someone sent me this really cool map of the United States, in which an imgur user has placed visual representations of horror films set in each state.
The international charity WaterAid has launched a series of spoof adverts imagining what the word would be like if men had periods.
A few days ago VICE ran an interesting interview with Chris Stein of
A rare glimpse of Stevie Nicks, enjoying some coke. Stevie is one of our favorite ‘70s AOR songstresses, who may or may not be a white-witch.
A generous and kind soul uploaded all 25 episodes of New Wave Theatre the incredible local TV show that extensively covered the Los Angeles punk scene.
Superheroes capture our imagination because, for the most part, they are ordinary people who have been granted some particular power and must reconcile the responsibility of that power with the fact that, at heart, they are human beings with regular human faults and complexities.
In 1965, at a studio in Philadelphia, a most unusual novelty dance number was cut called “Peanut Duck.” The tune was shelved, but survived as an acetate.
Frida And Her Ducks, 1948-49 Recently, the New York Botanical Gardens recreated parts of the extensive tropical gardens from Frida Kahlo’s famous “Casa Azul” home in Mexico.
Once upon a time, masturbation was said to make you blind or lead to hairs growing on the palm of your hand, now it is claimed onanism will have serious consequences for men in the hereafter.
New York Dolls cookie set I don’t know about you, but I’m not ashamed to admit that I don’t think I’ve ever met a cookie I didn’t like.