One of those FAQs of writers, directors, producers is “Where do you get your ideas from?” which always sounds as if there is a magic ideas tree from which creatives can harvest the fruit when needs want.
Black Sabbath circa mid-1970s with Ozzy showing us where he puts his cocaine All the members of Black Sabbath have been pretty open about their debauched past, but of all the stories concerning their experiences with illegal party favors, I think my favorite is Geezer Butler’s account of how the..
In the almost pathologically defiant, rules-free autonomous zone that was the early Cleveland punk scene, John Morton was probably the single most antagonistic figure.
Piblokto is an Inuit word describing a “dissociative fugue state, usually occurring in Inuit women, in which the afflicted person screams, tears off her clothes, and runs out into the snow; afterward, she has no memory of the episode.” Piblokto!
Jack Kerouac, 1953 “What did you and Jack do?” Allen Ginsberg asked
35 Years of Talking Heads’ ‘Remain in Light’: “They tightened up. They got funky. They set up shop in Nassau.
The midcentury master of stop-motion animation, Ray Harryhausen, died at the age of 92...
Every generation has at least one song that captures the essence of their era. For the loved-up clubbers of the late 1980s and early 1990s, there are more than a few generation-defining songs to choose from.
Who would have thought that doing a fashion photo shoot using a refugee theme—during a time when a major refugee crisis involving Syria is in the headlines every freaking day—would be in poor taste and might piss a few people off?
Shout Factory TV has given us an early Halloween treat by posting a twenty-five-year-old roundtable discussion from The Dick Cavett Show with Stephen King, George Romero, Ira Levin, and Peter Straub.
In 1985, a possibly (probably?—it was the ‘80s) high David Lee Roth misunderstood a question, blowing two and a half minutes of his network TV airtime on a rambling story about a cult LA punk singer.
On Twitter, Matthew Yglesias of Vox has been arguing with people about why San Francisco smells so much like urine.
FEEL THE BERN! Bernie Sanders stud earrings Now your ears can also “Feel the Bern,” thanks to Seattle artist, Thais Marchese.
I know how it is: you read the trilogy
Jack White showed up at a neighborhood potluck and nobody knew who he was: Celebrated musician Jack White has called Nashville home for a while, but this weekend was the first time that he was able to attend his suburban neighborhood’s annual potluck.
Welp, here’s another story that is headed straight for the ever-growing Stoner Hall of Fame. According to a story from the Seattle...
“Love Letters From Craig” is the delicious brainchild of an Amsterdam-based company called Cartelle that appropriates and recontextualizes posts from the “casual encounters” section of Craigslist, certainly one of the...
Diane Coffee is the nom de rock of voice actor Shaun Fleming, known for roles in
Giant papier-mâché masks at the Venice Beach Mardi Gras Festival, 1935 On August 16th, 1935, California’s fabled Venice Beach kicked off its very first Mardi Gras Festival.
A poster for Blue Cheer and Jerry Abrams’ Head Lights at the Salt Lake Coliseum Before he broke into the porn business with 1970’s Overdose of Degradation, Jerry Abrams was a fixture on the San Francisco psychedelic scene.