I wish I spoke better French. Five years of study in high school plus a few trips to francophonic locales meant at one time I was fairly proficient. Now, my accent sounds like Chevy Chase in European Vacation and my vocab is spotty. My declining French doesn't particularly bother me except when I ... More >>
Intentional or not, this film is proof Hollywood can make a memorable comedy.
It seems Kanye West has got a bit of a movie boner as of late. He's been promoting the hell out of Yeezus, his new album, by projecting videos on buildings across the nation. He started out innocently enough, by attempting to project the music video for his Yeezus track "New Slaves" across underst ... More >>
Celebrating Mexican culture with family-friendly events and lots of parties.
When you are an actor, you take basically whatever will feed you just as long as you get to perform. Many actors either got their start in music videos or they will appeared in one after they got famous. Oftentimes, they are pretty memorable.
I love NBA basketball, but I'll be the first to admit that I am oftentimes more compelled by what goes on after the games -- in the press conferences, in the locker room, on the set of TNT -- than I am in the games themselves. I'm the guy who is rooting against LeBron not because I hate him, but be ... More >>
Have you ever had one of those moments where you thought to yourself, "Why did I do that?" or "Why did I turn that down?" Those kinds of moments happen to all of us. It's part of life, unfortunately. This happens all the time in the movie world, but you never seem to hear about it in the music worl ... More >>
Being behind the scenes is what most musicians who don't write songs or sing expect of their lives once they start seriously playing. A career backing someone up can be extremely rewarding, particularly if you are part of a transcendent group of musicians that goes from simply backing up an artist i ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
Photos by Craig Hlavaty Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters, duh.See the bands and bikinis of the Hangout Festival in our slideshows. Imagine the Austin City Limits Music Festival or even the rapidly approaching Free Press Summer Fest on pure, white sand just feet away from a (variably) blue ocea ... More >>
In everyone's record collection there are junk-food albums, the ones that you feel bad for consuming but coat your ears with happy, because you have been conditioned by everyone else to either hate them or disown them. But when push comes to shove on that media player or stereo, the junk-food ... More >>
Ratt, "Round and Round" Thursday night, Ratt hits up Warehouse Live with what passes for their original line-up. At their peak, the band was a gritty and decadent alternative to bands like Poison, skewing closer to Motley Crue in terms of excess and drug abuse. The band managed to ... More >>
Roland Emmerich, who never met a plot hole he couldn't fill with explosions and shitty dialogue, tells us there's one place we won't see bite the big one in his upcoming movie 2012: [T]he 53-year-old director had wanted to demolish the Kaaba, the iconic cube-shaped structure in the Grand Mos ... More >>
Okay, fine. We can deal with not having a lady president (still), but with the recent overflow of testicle-wearing late night hosts, it got me thinking, why no late night lady hosts?Joan Rivers tried once and was ridiculed (and yeah, Joan isn't my favorite lady comedian of all time, but come on, ... More >>
Digital Underground, who bounces into Scout Bar tonight, is sort of like Public Enemy plus Funkadelic, minus all the Jew-hating and Elvis-bashing (see yesterday’s blog for that). Many people only know them from 1990 hit single “The Humpty Dance,” from the album Sex Packets, regularly heard at ... More >>
Just stuff 'em
Inside the dirtiest joke ever told is a nugget of unadulterated joy
Watch as a couple calls it quits
Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.
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Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
For years, Fletch was out of print. Now, his father explains why.
Amy Heckerling is clueless with her latest teen flick