I had an epiphany recently. Fruitcake doesn't always have to suck, especially when it comes from Collin Street Bakery.
I nearly missed out on this revelation because I didn't know where I had landed when I stopped for a quick cup of tea and a bathroom en route to Dallas for a conference. I was abo ... More >>
Every day without fail, I wonder about the current legacy of screw music.
It creeps up on me like one of those terrible slasher flicks you used to sneak and watch as a teen, knowing the plot well before you even got halfway through the film: moments of what should be perceived as horror turned into ... More >>
It's a toss-up whether actors or musicians will go to greater lengths to make rent, but some musicians have even found themselves so hard up they've been forced to take an acting gig. Such is the case with the haystack-sized Sleepy LaBeef, who in 1968's The Exotic Ones appeared as the "Swamp Monster ... More >>
This week Mother Jones uncovered a handful of spurious, less-than-scientific facts that Louisiana grade-schoolers will be learning while attending the state's new voucher schools. Obviously, people aren't happy.
A new voucher program under the watch of Governor Bobby Jindal will allot money for st ... More >>
What you see above is one of the Healthy Choice Top Chef-branded entrees they keep hawking on this damned show. I bought two on an impulse tonight while shopping* at Target (*shopping = wandering the aisles vacantly and fondling various throw pillows and lamps instead of buying the 25-foot coaxia ... More >>
On this day in 1965, British songstress Petula Clark reached number one on the charts with "Downtown," a pop classic with an unforgettable hook that has become a mainstay of oldies radio, film soundtracks and TV advertisements in the years since. The song even served as a plot point in an episode o ... More >>
This week, rapper Snoop Dogg turned 40 years old. Tha Doggfather actually seems ageless to us, and we don't mean his 1996 album. Like, we fully expect him to become the hip-hop Willie Nelson: Rapping into his late 70s, relentlessly touring, smoking people a fraction of his age out in tour bus ... More >>
Photos by Marc BrubakerKaty Perry, Robyn
July 29, 2011
See more teenage dream photos in our slideshow.
As the current crop of glittery female pop-stars goes, Katy Perry is not as tragic as Britney Spears, less serious and arty than Lady Gaga, not as hedonistic as Ke$ha, and a ... More >>
If the food police wanted to really control childhood obesity, then they would just go into every grocery store in America and set fire to the cereal isle. But, we know that the sugar-coated cereal lobby led by Sam the Toucan, Dig-Em the Frog and their evil leader Tony the Tiger is just too powerful ... More >>
There was a lot that puzzled us about this sordid little tale out of San Antonio.Bexar County deputies raided an adult video theater and arrested three men Thursday evening after they were seen performing sexual acts on themselves, officials said.
Jose Valenzuela, 51, Alvie W. Baird, 83, and Rey ... More >>