Earlier this week, the lawsuit against AEG Live over Michael Jackson's premature passing rumbled past the point of weird and drove straight into crazy town. The culprit was AEG CEO Randy Phillips, who claimed that his friend Brenda Richie -- ex-wife of Lionel Richie -- had spoken to the spirit of Mi ... More >>
You may recall that we weren't terribly kind about Muse's song for the London Olympics. Mostly because it resorted to obvious sports cliches and sounded like the theme tune to Flash Gordon. And the theme tune to Flash Gordon only works within the context of being played over and throughout a movie t ... More >>
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Having already established that official Olympics anthems are often tours de merde -- a reality that British maximalists Muse did more than their share to demonstrate with this year's contribution -- we'd all but given up hope for good tunes to soundtrack the sweat, tears, heartbreak, and triumph o ... More >>
Originally, we were going to do this list as a top five. But then it became apparent that Olympic theme songs are always so incredibly awful, it becomes difficult to figure out who did the worst job. When we started compiling this, in honor of the fact that the Olympics start in London at the end of ... More >>
Does Muse know what a song is? There's admittedly some prior evidence that the three kings of grandimediocrity do, but then there's also "Survival," the band's new, "official" song for the 2012 London Olympics, which sounds less like a thoughtfully arranged piece of music and more like random mash-u ... More >>
nymag.comFergus Henderson.Fergus Henderson of London's St. Johns crafting ― and then tucking into ― a special menu at Incanto should shake up the local school of offal appreciation. Imagining Henderson and Cosentino, side by side, perhaps carving up a fat Duroc gives us the shivers ― li ... More >>
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