It's Thursday! Time to slack off at work and watch the clock like a fiend. Avert your eyes for a moment and consider this week's roster of parties. A tangential benefit is that you might fool your coworkers into believing you're actually doing something useful. But who says you aren't? After all, pa ... More >>
It may have been a stressful workweek, but who cares? It's almost Friday, which means its time to start blocking out the weekend's festivities. As usual, we've got you covered with a handy list of fun stuff that ought to appeal to seasoned heads and casual fans alike, with a probable highlight comin ... More >>
With his new side project PLAzA, Tres Lingerie producer Johan Churchill is hoping to join a genre he labels "electro-lounge." With tracks that could serve as the intro to a '70s cop drama a la Starsky and Hutch, PLAzA's debut EP, Flip Phone, consists of dark synth melodies interwoven with disco drum ... More >>
The French love to laugh at Americans, so we wouldn't want to miss this opportunity to laugh at them.It seems Google unwittingly humiliated a Frenchman when the Bay Area company captured an image of the man pissing on his own garden in his French village. The man was reportedly taking a leak when ... More >>
Regular and rampant orgasms are good for the body in all kinds of ways. Oh, to great and glorious sex. And lots of it. It burns calories and tones the thighs. It makes our hair shinier and our skin sweeter. It can cure anxiety, depression, acne, and the occasional headache. In short, good sex is a c ... More >>
Speculating about this season's theatrical experiments.
It was Candide's grating mentor Pangloss who opined that our noses are shaped as they are so as to better accommodate our eyeglasses. If Voltaire had been writing American cop shows in the 1970s instead of French social satire in the 1750s, Inspector Pangloss would have put it this way: Car hoods ar ... More >>
Week of 3-14-2007
An adopted transvestite searches for Mom but runs into everything else
A promising mix of genres that strains to tie things up at the end
Compulsive Numbers, retro-refracted Flaming Stars, and filmmaker Peter Sempel
The weird coincidences between last week's terrorist attacks and David Hagberg's novels have been keeping the author up at night
For over 20 years Detroit icon Mick Collins has been rebelling against everything -- including rebellion
Can't you make fun of tech industry greed without resorting to fairy tales?
Decades after he left the stage to teach math in Santa Cruz, the voice of legendary satirist Tom Lehrer still echoes