Welcome back to The Last VJ, music fans. I'm pleased to present a pretty diverse group to you this week. We've got everything from Disney pop princesses going goth to a short music film directed by -- not making this up -- Lena Dunham. Electronica, pop-rock, and hardcore are on the menu this go-rou ... More >>
The long, hard truth
I'm not here to tell you how Valentine's Day is a corporate crock, nor am I here to tell you that the only refuge of a single person on V-Day is burning a box of your past lovers' memorabilia while sobbing into a pile of old mixtapes. Both of those ideas are gross, as are most of the Lonely Hearts-s ... More >>
Recently, I explored some of the strange things that musicians have been buried with. In the course of researching that article, I came across a lot of tales about the cremated remains of rock stars. Some very odd things have occurred with famous ashes, so being the resident morbid person on staff, ... More >>
Bass players, I know I spend a lot of time making fun of you, though of course you may not realize it because, well, you're bass players and the Internet hasn't evolved to the point where I can easily use puppets to explain my points. All kidding aside, I want you to know that your presence in the w ... More >>
Snapshots from the photography biennial.
Here we are at long last, folks. Here are the top 5 hilarious rap tunes of all time. It was tough to decide who would rule the roost. Seriously, we thought harder about this than we did over naming our daughter. In the end, we think we've saved the best for last. If you've missed the rest o ... More >>
We now live in a world where Adele is a chart-topping artist, placing at number one slot the past few weeks, rubbing shoulders with the Foo Fighters, Katy Perry, Mumford & Sons, and Britney Spears. If Adele's 21 isn't on the top of everyone's best-of 2011 lists, there is no justice in the wor ... More >>
Photos by Craig Hlavaty
Craig HlavatyIt's a proud day when we can write a headline like that, especially for a band as fun as Hunx & His Punx, who played a cherry mid-evening set as Red 7 on Saturday night. During a SXSW so far which has seen us walk out of many venues after hearing way too many Vampire Weekend and ... More >>
The Company Men takes pity on the emasculated executive.
We have no words for how cool this is.Welcome back to the weekly roundup here at Eating Our Words, where the holistic headache cure of choice is gravy and lots of it. To the surprise of no one, we started the week off with some marijuana-laced soda. After that, we were really, really excited ... More >>
Also known as My Big, Fat Musical
Moustaches are all the rage these days. From shirts to snow globes, rides, wax and tattoos, everyone wants a moustache or at least to support the cause. Rocks Off even has a moustache. When it was longer we combed it while driving or lounging, much to the chagrin of the people around us. Ce ... More >>
Tracy's having a really big hair day
2008 Halloween Guide
2008 Halloween Guide
Run for your life if you can, little girl: Julie Taymor's '60s-set musical is a bust
Movie musical of the musical of the movie is nowhere near divine
Nouveau punk rockeros need love, too
Remembering the movies that heated up cinemas this year
Christmas is the weirdest time of the year. Who better to musically document the season than John Waters?
A big-hearted, big-bottomed girl takes center stage in Hairspray
John Waters's latest farce strives for nothing more than NC-17
Get a dandy dose of queers, cross-dressers and even Anna Nicole at the Houston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Peach Biscuit, a.k.a. Punkin' from Pluto, speaks her words
Rallying all film rebels, John Waters's Cecil B. Demented cries, "Fassbinder or die!"
Sneeringly funny Drowning Mona sleuths around backwater America