Before My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way became world famous and inspired millions of teens to put on too much eyeliner, he worked at the Cartoon Network and was an aspiring animator. Way has been releasing comic books -- the award-winning Umbrella Academy series -- with his artist f ... More >>
Bama Glama: One part cupcakes, one part "Break Stuff"Each week we take a quick, cautious look at what's going on with televised cooking. This week: Bama Glama, a half-hour show not about food, Fridays at 4 a.m. (yes!) on the Food Network. With Bama Glama, the Food Network pivots from food-ce ... More >>
If the stink of dirty '90s flannel wasn't already wafting off this year in music, hell, it sure is now. Playing next month at Debaser Live 105's Not So Silent Night concert is none other than Smashing Pumpkins -- the four-person presentation of Billy Corgan's bald vanity that lives on, zombie-lik ... More >>
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"Yip-yip-yip-yip-yip-yip, Yip-yip-yip-yip-yip-yip, Cam-era!" Rise and shine, Bay to Breakers crowd! Zip up your pants, peel yourself off the booze-drenched sidewalk and pick the silly string out of your hair. Monday never fell as hard as this one. We know...we were there snatching the Pabst out o ... More >>
Bryan Adams The Independent May 17, 2008 Review by Ross Drake Better Than: A Night of '80s Karaoke at the Mint. Stream: The video for "Heaven," featuring enough mullets to embarrass even the most immodest Canadian rock star. Bryan Adams as Dylanesque troubadour? The concept might seem slightly ab ... More >>
Don't mess with Danzig, man. He'll eat his cereal out the bottom of your fucking skull. Now we hear that he'll be playing at the Warfield this Friday with a broken shoulder! Man, this dude's hesh. More on the show: Glenn Danzig will hit the road beginning in late October for a handful of live conce ... More >>
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