Celebrate a decade of animation in the streets
There was a time in the mid '90s where the idea of an athlete releasing a hip-hop album was a radically new concept. It seems almost quaint now; athletes are still putting out rap music today and athletes will be putting out rap music for the foreseeable future, that's just how branding works. But t ... More >>
The Killers walk into an Electric Daisy Carnival with known Liars ... these are the 10 best concerts of the weekend.
Cat Dog. Hey Arnold. Rugrats. All That! Rocket Power. Legends of the Hidden Temple. Salute Your Shorts. Figure It Out. The Wild Thornberries. Everything on Nick Jr. Everything on Nick at Nite (The Cosby Show! Cheers!). I'm probably leaving out a few but, for the most p ... More >>
With big-studio millions behind him, the director still goes it alone
Everybody knows I'm a movie-favorite monster
Pray for us, children.A year after a corporate watchdog group filed a lawsuit against McDonald's to get rid of its "deep-fried Joe Camel for the 21st century," Ronald McDonald is returning to the television sets of America to peddle french fries to children.
What the hell is Chrimbus?
Poppin' it so crazy kooky
I hope Tyler Perry wasn't watching Adult Swim a few nights ago. The latest episode of The Boondocks had a character named Winston Jerome, whom the L.A. Times describes as "a cross-dressing cult leader whose love of the Christian faith is a mask for his true sexuality."
Mike LumAndrew W.K.Most people know Andrew W.K. from the hit singles off his first album, 2001's I Get Wet, which included "Party Hard," "She is Beautiful" and "I Like to Party." If you sense that he's a fun guy who likes to party, then you, sir or madam, are correct. He parlayed his passion ... More >>
Doesnt everyones menorah have 12 candles?
Whole Foods CEO John Mackey talks about his supermarket chain returning its roots: health food. He's pulling things like the chocolate fountain and many indulgent foods, and adding more features like salad bars with oil-free dressing. [AP] Meanwhile, Whole Foods is recalling several products ... More >>
Weird Christmas records: They're not just for Dylan anymore
Butter Lane just got a new next-door neighbor: Xoom, a Tucson, AZ-based smoothie outlet, has opened the doors on an outpost at 125 East 7th Street.
Looks like the Cartoon Network is rebranding itself: Now, what it's all about is: DUMBO! (At least that looks like it, with the Manhattan Bridge in the background.) Xtreme sports! Fire-eaters! REAL people! Balloons! and oh yeah, cartoons. In this promo, Andrew WK (was Poochie unavailable?) appears ... More >>
Adult Swim's team of terrorists and aliens have organized a summer-long series of free shows at Santos' Party House. Tonight, New Pornographers frontman A.C. Newman joins Cheeseburger, the Woggles, and, apparently, "a hockey-mask-wearing burlesque review." [ED: Shouldn't that be "revue"? Or will s ... More >>
Rap's biggest enigma is back with more off-color jokes and apocalypse theories
Someone's kidnapped Yo La Tengo, Eugene Mirman, and the Pontani Sisters
Photo by Kwaku Alston. Like the vast, vast majority of Hollywood, Seth Green is excited to see former President George W. Bush exit the national stage. "I think we've all been encouraged over the last eight years to not participate," said Green just prior to his appearance at last week's New Yor ... More >>
Tim and Eric bring their absurdity to the stage
LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy sheds his cool and unites the Guitar Hero IIIaddled masses
Criminal masterminds, shoehorn worshippers, President McCain
Dean and Britta get a little sexier (and nervier) on their first round of post-Luna duets
Two New York rappers dreamed of stardom. MF Doom got it. MF Grimm didn't.
How to tell white folks the truth: Boondocks creator McGruder and his underage stand-ins
Known quantities, brave genre experiments, program music, and a couple of Cairos
The year in TV: Another season, a smattering of reasons for tuning in amid all the mediocrity
Now its time to say goodbyeheres how to kill your prime-time idols in six easy steps
Alley company puts the ''multi'' in ''multimedia''