In 2000 Paul Stanley taped a commercial for Folgers coffee that never made it to air—it’s been hotly sought after for video scavengers ever since.
Who’s this fresh-faced New Waver with the asymmetric poodle hairdo? (Hint: It’s not one of the Thompson Twins).
The success of the This American Life spinoff...
Every year I try to compile a list of the stuff that I’d be happy to get if I didn’t already have it.
The alarmist punk-rock-is-coming-for-your-children episode of everywhere’s local talk show was practically a genre unto itself around 1980.
Pianosaurus were a ‘80s rock band from New York that used toy instruments exclusively. Forming c. 1982, they released a couple of live tapes before putting out their debut studio album,
Whoever suggested that “in space no one can hear you scream” had obviously never watched or more accurately heard Dr.
When Robin Williams died in August, one of the most unexpected eulogies came from JJ Burnel, the bassist and singer in the Stranglers, who says that he and Williams struck up a friendship in the early 80s.
In Norway, an old tradition has recently been revived: a meal of a sheep’s head with all the trimmings.
When police in Sweden carried out a raid on a server farm in Stockholm on December 9th, seizing servers, computers and other equipment and simultaneously knocking The Pirate Bay and several other prominent torrent trackers (including EZTV, Istole, Zoink and Torrage) offline, it was assumed that...
Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made it out of… weed? I feel like my blogging mission in life (at least for today) is to let you know there’s a Dr.
If you have even the most passing knowledge of the life and work of William S.
Brashear, Walford, and Oldham treading water Spiderland<...
I grew up on a skateboard and have intimate, first-hand knowledge about what it feels like to literally slide on my face across unforgiving concrete after taking a hill way too fast.
Charlie Chaplin made his first appearance as the “Little Tramp” one hundred years ago when he co-starred with Mabel Normand in the short Mack Sennett silent film Mabel’s Strange Predicament.
”They say music should be fun / like reading a story of love / but I wanna read a horror story<...
San Francisco based illustrator Emma Munger is a recent MICA grad who’s working in a comix shop while producing fun portfolios inspired by the famed tattoo artist Norman “
How wholesome do The Sugarhill Gang look right here? It’s kind of surprising that parents weren’t rushing out to buy their kids some records by these nice boys.
Two years ago, a fatal New Delhi gang rape inspired mass protests all over in India, but the the legal reforms (which include things like the banning of acid sales)...
The Aztec death whistle, sometimes described as “the scream of thousand corpses” is a frightening sound indeed.