Just when you thought you got away from your mother, some techies over in the UK invented a app that'll record your every mood. This new app, dubbed Xpression, is supposed to help depressed people (aka Americans) monitor their sadness; As Gizmodo reports, the clever app listens to a user's voice, ... More >>
We've read interviews with music supervisors -- those folks responsible for selecting, negotiating, and placing music in television programs, movies, and commercials -- where the questions centered on topics such as licensing agreements, working relationships with filmmakers, and general inspiration ... More >>
Police are giving all you pill poppers out there a chance to kick your habit and rid your house of the the unnecessary drugs you've been hoarding in your nightstand. Come Saturday, load up all your unused or expired doses of Valium, Xanax , or whatever you poison is, and bring them to the nearest po ... More >>
NOFX No Use for A Name Old Man Markley The Bombpops Jan. 20, 2012 The Fillmore Better than: Hanging out with loud, drunk 45-year-olds who aren't members of NOFX. When lifelong NOFX enthusiasts are in the mood to jump around, shove each other, drink beer, jump around more, spill beer on each other, ... More >>
Editor's Note: The author writes this from a pre-Thanksgiving pecan pie coma in the office. I'm not dissing anyone, the disgustingly cloying pie I just ate was store-bought -- by me -- as will be all my other additions to my Thanksgiving potluck come Thursday. My domestic skills are weak, to put ... More >>
Frans HalsDrinking in the library? Huzzah! At last. At last. Lord God, I knew this day would come -- you will finally be able to rest the alcoholic beverage of your choice on the delightfully archaic mantelpiece of the ever so "mid-century modern" Harvey Milk library. And not only will you not ge ... More >>
We'll admit there's more than a little schadenfreude going on in this list of the best onstage gaffes of 2009. But why else would Al Gore have invented YouTube if not to feed our obsessive need to see celebrities get taken down a peg? Here with, our favorite of the year's music-related missteps, cau ... More >>
I was a big Distillers fan back in the day, mostly because lead singer Brody Dalle has such a wicked, ripping set of pipes. Since that band first broke, and then broke up, Dalle's name comes up more for her famous husband (and father of their child) Queens of the Stone Age's Joshua Homme, than for ... More >>
A hero of the Hong Kong new wave returns the compliment
A Romanian ode to mortality is one of the year's best movies
This new experimental music series will help you understand what all the noise is about
A story about the music we make out of the things we carry
Slowly But Surely
We joined the battle, but our skills proved to be no match for the professional combatants (dorks).
Hal Robins - erudite comic of the absurd, underground cartoonist of note,co-host of the world's strangest radio program, early member of the Church of the SubGenius - has a new hit with the "Ask Dr. Hal Show." But he really could use a paying gig. Really
What does it mean when your documentary wins at Sundance? It means schoolyard bullies and Hollywood producers treat you nicer.
Jehovah's Witnesses refused transfusions -- and led the way to bloodless surgery
How regular folks learn the thankless, sometimes dangerous, metier of meter monitoring
A smack addict tries to become an overnight success
Discovered by brain researchers in the early '60s and resurrected by bodybuilders in the late '80s, the semi-illicit compound GHB is now marketed on the club and smart-drug circuits as a sexy wonder drug. But beware GHB's knockout punch.
Discovered by brain researchers in the early '60s and resurrected by bodybuilders in the late '80s, the semi-illict compound GHB is now marketed on the club and smart-drug circuits as a sexy wonder drug. But beware GHB's knockout punch.
Mission man recovers from 12-foot fall, prepares to climb again
First Larry Bush was a politician. Then he was a journalist. Then he was a politician. So now as editor and publisher of CitiReport, a hard-hitting journal with a private agenda, what the hell is he?