For a limited time, we'd like to offer you a complimentary taste of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' latest release, Live from KCRW, available on CD and double vinyl exclusively at indie retailers on November 29 and available digitally on December 3. Click here for two free song downloads, "The Mercy Se ... More >>
Nick Cave is sitting in front of a camera somewhere in Germany, looking in character, which is to say, terrifying. He's got on a black suit and a thinly-pinstriped blue shirt; his fingers are loaded down with heavy gold rings, and a pair of aviator shades hang jauntily from his collar. His video pre ... More >>
Spoilers abound below--for a concert film!
Better than America's?Food Network Canada might sound like a joke -- remember the hubbub over horse meat on Top Chef Canada? -- but its shows might actually be better than the U.S. Food Network's. Why else would we be importing so many of them?
On Friday, we started a countdown that will give credit -- or blame -- to the people who have contributed most to the sad current state of Scientology. From its greatest expansion in the 1980s, the church is a shell of what it once was and is mired in countless controversies around the world. ... More >>
The best of the 2010-2011 Off-Broadway theater season
The best of the Off-Broadway season
This just in. . . LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD René Buch and Repertorio Español BEST NEW AMERICAN PLAY Kristoffer Diaz, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity (includes $1,000 prize)
Red Bull Theater returns with its latest Jacobean oldie
If ever you wanted an excuse to truck out to Long Island's Nassau Coliseum, home to perennial NHL doormats the New York Islanders, this'd be it: Lil Wayne's I Am Music II tour, costarring Rick Ross, Nicki Minaj, Mixmaster Mike, and indomitable rapper accessory Travis Barker, is coming to town ... More >>
Please don't fuck them up. Pics by JW Byer, more below.Shout Out Out Out Out Le Poisson Rouge Tuesday, November 2 Better Than: Again, watching the election results. (Sorry, but it's true.) It's taking everything in me not to make a joke about the gratuitous use of Outs in Shout Out Out Out ... More >>
Revenge of the losers! Or, what it's like at a four-day reunion of 'the most misunderstood people of all time'
For two years, the Twitter account @diditleak was the secret weapon of online listeners and music critics alike. In real time, the account, which ultimately garnered over 11,500 followers, announced whenever a digital copy of a particularly desirable record first hit the Internet. For that it ... More >>
Pat Kiernan brings you the news, but what can you bring Pat Kiernan? A Gray's Papaya hot dog might win you some points.We wake up with him each morning, and rely on him to tell us what's happening in our city (both "In the Papers" and on PatsPapers.com). But how much do we really know about P ... More >>
SXSW 2009: the sound of a thousand Babydick jokes cracking. Full list, with arbitrarily bolded highlights, below.
New York gets a sweet-faced pro lacrosse team
Your Bed, Your Hospital BedWherever
This Hockey Season's Top Playoff Pugilists
Canadian Hip-Hop Thaws Out
Atari Fan Builds a Monument to an Era