Punk rock has been a part of cinema ever since the music blasted out of New York, Los Angeles, and London in the mid to late '70s. In film and on TV, portrayals of punk are often misguided or straight laughable (Hello Quincy! Hi C.H.I.P.S!) But sometimes they get it kinda sorta right. Here now, ou ... More >>
Last night was the 31st annual MTV Video Music Awards, brought to you by State Farm, Covergirl, Trojan, Kia, Verizon and more. In our preview last week, we mentioned the increasing emphasis on interactivity at the awards, but my goodness was last night an absolute social media assault sponsored by s ... More >>
When Lisa Kennedy Montgomery was 18 years old, her parents gave her an ultimatum: She could either stay home and pay rent, or they would pay her to move out. So Montgomery did the respectable thing and left her home in Oregon, moved to Los Angeles, interned at KROQ (L.A.'s famed alt-rock radio stati ... More >>
Your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from thrift stores, estate sales, and flea markets. The Rules for Getting Laid Author: David Graff & Ray Schwartz Date: 1999 Publisher: Drill Press, Madison, Wisconsin Discovered at: The Second Best Thrift Shop, A ... More >>
Former Jarvis Cocker backup dancer and current Seattle Weekly Dategirl Judy McGuire's new book, The Official Book Of Sex, Drugs, and Rock N' Roll Lists, is rife with lists counting down debauched and out-there moments of Ozzy Osbourne's health tips, pot-smoking hints from Willie Nelson, marri ... More >>
Anthony Weiner, delivering his second apology, this one followed by a stump-speech-like paean to the city's middle class, seems to have intended for his resignation today to serve as interlude, not obit. Otherwise he could have just issued a statement stepping down, rather than conjuring up ... More >>
Celebrities including R&B crooner Trey Songz and Magic Johnson are now helping wake up kids who don't want to go to school anymore. It's part of a plan called "Wake Up! NYC," which is attempting to get kids motivated to wake up in the morning and go to school. The celebrities taking part in t ... More >>
While John McCain gets crankier and crankier about repealing Don't Ask, Don't tell, opponents of the policy have picked up a couple of unlikely allies on the right. After much lobbying, Sen. Scott Brown has finally come around and said he will consider voting to end Don't Ask (along with the usua ... More >>
There's only one album on earth like Weezer's Pinkerton, and thank God for that
Richard Heene, the notorious father of that adorable, vomiting balloon boy, has been described as a lot of things--a con artist, a fame whore, a singer of bad theme songs--but now someone has stepped up to the balloon pump and called him a wicked flirt! A hat designer named Ivy Supersonic to ... More >>
Hustling goes legit
The Daily News reads a book by Kristin Davis, a madam who hooked up Eliot Spitzer from 2004 to 2006. We had already heard about the former governor's aversion to condoms, which may have attracted him to the famous Ashley DuPree, whom Howard Stern reported was advertised as offering BBBJTC (that's ba ... More >>
Just to see, we went over to the Lafayette Bakery, where baker Ted Kefalinos made his famous drunken Negro head cookies. (Howard Stern's still talking about it, so soon the whole world will be placing mail orders.) The cookies were gone, and Kefalinos said his Obama inauguration offering was all a " ... More >>
With all the doom-and-gloom and scandal, it's nice that the tabloids are still providing us with entertaining headlines and random stories that give us something to chat about around the water cooler. Here are a few of today's favorites. Headlines "Pizza man: I made a lot of phony dough" (Post, a W ... More >>
Wynonna's backwoods backstory (and other therapy issues)
A professor makes it safe to love Speedy Gonzalez
The Whitest Kids U Know would maybe like to screw a deer. Welcome to New York sketch-comedy boom time.
The triple sweet pleasures of DLR at 51
A floating world of soul with honey, vinegar, and machine poetics
A sexual and excretory Howard Stern transcript
Kerry's ragtag musical conglomeration begins the fatiguing job of mobilizing its base
Feds say teens are screwing less but gaining more weight. Is there a link?
Really F-word-deleted brilliant: If anyone gets annoyed by anything, it's profane!
Musical pornographer Janet Jackson shocks a stupefied America into outrage and erection
ABC Wants to Dump 'Nightline' for Letterman. Laughing?
Collegiate Record Geeks Choose Their Frequency
The Mayor, Upset About Two Art Exhibits, Has Set Up a Decency Panel. Censorious?
Conker Drags Nintendo to the Edge
Breast And Penis Enlargement Through Hypnosis
E-Commerce Stimulates the Vibrator Market
Pop Still Matters? You Must Be Crazy!
Time Out with the Knicks City Dancers