By Jason Roche
Halloween is the time where it's acceptable to wallow in the creepy, the crawly, the dark, and the macabre. Sounds like the themes of heavy metal, year-round! Here then, are those most spine-tingliest metal album covers, for your All Hallow's Eve viewing pleasure. Step inside...
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Randy Jones, the original cowboy from the legendary disco group the Village People, is a man of many hats--not just cowboy ones.
He's starting a party called Sunday Night Fever at Splash this Sunday, May 6.
Here's what the ever-charming Randy had to say about stuff when I asked.
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Run down to The Greenwich Village Follies at Manhattan Theatre Source, and when they ask the trivia question about a certain newspaper that started in 1955, yell, "The Village Voice!"
You'll win a free condom.
You should run there anyway because the revue -- a loosely structured glimpse at ... More >>
This one will really make you spit out your gum.
Since Snooki's real name is Nicole Polizzi, her amazing new novel A Shore Thing has been turning up on chain store bookshelves right next to the work of the alphabetically close Edgar Allen Poe!
This weekend in things you never thought you'd read: the writer Lorrie Moore, best known for her sad short stories about sad people, delivers an essay in the latest New York Review of Books on HBO's The Wire, based around two books about the show, The Wire: Urban Decay and American Television ... More >>
The early morning hours of January 19, the birthday of Edgar Allan Poe, have been marked every year since 1949, at least, by the appearance at his Baltimore grave of a "mysterious visitor" who leaves three roses and a bottle of cognac in apparent tribute to the poetical old drunk. And every ... More >>
The Post Office has announced its commemorative stamps for 2009. Alaskan and Hawaiian statehood are honored, which should please Sarah Palin and Barack Obama, and four stamps depict stages in the career of Abraham Lincoln on the bicentennial of his birth. Literature is represented by Edgar Allen Poe ... More >>