Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. We're keeping things funny this week, including a music video from the one and only Monty Python. On top of that you can expect metal to provide us some hilarity, both intentionally and unintentionally, and I even brought you some steampunk rap. Because you ... More >>
This spiky spitball soars, only to fall to earth before it ends.
I don't get it. I read about conspiracy theories all the time. From 9/11 was an inside job to aliens to "false flags," I try to reasonably digest the possibilites, but I just can't wrap my head around them. This isn't to say I don't think cover-ups or conspiracies don't exist. In fact, history tells ... More >>
Smashing Pumpkins mastermind Billy Corgan says he's been "humbled by God."
In movies and TV, Alex Karpovsky is only playing an asshole.
Today would have been comedian Andy Kaufman's 64th birthday... assuming of course he isn't playing a really long practical joke on us all. Anyone else in the world and such a claim would be rightfully seen as conspiracy theory nuttery, but with Kaufman and his legendary dedication to character and c ... More >>
Puffed up, plucked and ready for roasting, here's this year's best of the worst.
While rock stars wrestle with their inner demons, the performers of the WWE wrestle with other people. A rock star may cut himself because he just needs to feel something; a wrestler will cut himself because it's the championship pay-per-view event and needs to look more intense. The rock stars ... More >>
If you want musical comedian Neil Hamburger to play your benefit, you better have proof.
Who's behind the mask?
Saturday, April 29, at Walter's on Washington, 4215 Washington Avenue, 713-862-2513
A Texas wild man enlists his Appalachian counterpart in his crusade
Saturday, October 22, at Mary Jane's Fat Cat, 4216 Washington Avenue, 713-869-5263.
Barry Manilow whites the songs. Is that so wrong?
Matt Brownlie talks about his band's new name and a very strange year
Monday, March 15
Will success spoil Neil Hamburger? Don't bet on it
Time to say "ska-dios" to the Suspects; also, the Music Awards jinx strikes again
They're crude. They're crass. They're scatological. And Houston's art crowd loves them. Have Slump's Keith Reynolds and Cathy Power discovered the secret to success -- childish behavior?
The freewheeling comedic actor has double the fun in Me, Myself & Irene
The Kids in the Hall
Carrey craftily channels Kaufman, but is the late comedian worthy of a lofty bio-pic?
Robin Williams wastes his comic talents in the mawkish, mechanical Bicentennial Man