Juggalos have always had an image problem. Back in the day it wasn't so bad; sure you might get called a drug-addicted hillbilly with bad taste in music, but that's the kind of casual hatred an Insane Clown Posse fan learns to live with. Those days were annoying, but at least you had your Juggalo fa ... More >>
"There will be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth or something I guess..."
-- Luke 13:28, A Copy Of The Bible I Swiped From A Hotel Room
Hello and welcome to Hair Balls' election night live blog and comment, where tonight I will be chronicling the mania of the 2012 presidential ... More >>
"Sensual, powerful, Biden."
So says The Onion. Vice President Joe Biden has been quite possibly the most-parodied man over the last four years. Gregarious, toothy, and with that "Hey-just-call-me-Joe" air about him, he's been the exact opposite of Obama, who's brains and little fire. Biden, meanwhi ... More >>
Sometimes The Onion does a marvelous job in skewering an issue in just a few words and its effort on Teach For America is one such gloriously satirical case.
In it, a fresh-faced college girl writes about "My Year Volunteering As A Teacher Helped Educate A New Generation Of Underprivileged Kids," ... More >>
Hold on to your hats, take a seat, take a deep breath, do whatever it takes to absorb some shattering news: An article in The Onion is probably fake.
This earth-shattering scoop is brought to you by the Houston Business Journal, with an article entitled "Houston PR Pro Contemplates The Onion's Frac ... More >>
Like youth itself, Twitter is wasted on the young. But not everyone over 35 has completely tuned it out -- after a recent upgrade to a smartphone, even I'm using it now after years of Twitterphobia. (Hit me up at @ThePhantomTX.)
Since I've been on, I've learned that most musicians have handed off t ... More >>
Since I first read the Grand Forks Herald article last night -- "Long-awaited Olive Garden receives warm welcome" -- it's made its way around the Internet as an object of fascination faster than faked cell phone pictures of Christina Hendricks's breasts.
"An Onion-worthy, rave review of...Olive Gar ... More >>
How do students at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah celebrate Black History Month? Well, mostly they don't. Obviously. There are roughly 176 African-American students out of the 30,000 kids at Mitt Romney's alma mater. (Surprisingly, one of those black students actually made it into the video ... More >>
Recently I returned to being an active musician, and that is peachy with a side of keen. Like most musicians, I'm a day dreamer who spends his bathtub time answering in-depth questions from imaginary hot, red-headed music journalists about the undeniable genius of my art. Also returning are t ... More >>
The OnionThirty years ago today, Bob Marley passed away from cancer at the young age of 36. According to one joke, it took three days to bury him because his coffin kept jammin'. Bada bum.
That's not even our favorite. Earlier this year, Dan Turner, press secretary to Mississippi Governor an ... More >>
Now we know.As with so many things, The Onion has been proven prophetic again.
The famous headline, turned into the shirt design seen at the right, seems to have come true in the Montgomery County town of Cleveland, where a man had to be airlifted to a hospital with injuries given to him by ... More >>
If Rolling Stone loves your album, it means...
• You are a well-established musician with legions of loyal fans who may be interested in perhaps taking out some full-page advertisements in, oh, say, some kind of mainstream rock publication.
• Your album was released 30 years ago and our ... More >>