Patti Smith, leading the charge as always. Pic by Tracy Ketcher.21st-Annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert
Starring The Flaming Lips, the Roots, Taj Mahal, Michael Stipe, etc.
Thursday, March 3
Better Than: "Auld Lang Syne"
"Beauty is power -- violence is weak," we are told ... More >>
Everyone's favorite real-life-gangster-impersonating fabulist dropped by late Friday night to do the "I think I'm Big Meech" one with everyone's favorite late-night band: Guitarist Captain Kirk, in particular, has an interesting sonic assignment this time out. Rick starts out showing not much more ... More >>
Black Thought greets his (overflowing) public. Photos by Nicole Ankowski, more below.The Roots and friends
Prospect Park Bandshell
Sunday, July 11
Welcome to another preposterously well-attended Celebrate Brooklyn! fete, David Byrne-ian in its excess of humanity, thousands upon thousa ... More >>
You may've heard, but Justin Halpern's hilarious Twitter feed "Shit My Dad Says" is being made into a sitcom. Fine, but try this one on: It's going to star illustrious shit-talker William Shatner as "Dad." In the tradition of Al Bundy, Frank Barone, and Archie Bunker, Captain Kirk will no doubt ... More >>
Almost definitely not the song the Clipse are going to perform on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon tonight, but here's a web-only type rehearsal take of Pusha and Mal jumping on the song anyway, as assisted by the Roots. Worth it for Questlove and Captain Kirk's falsetto chorus punctuation alone. Love ... More >>
Right now, you're live Twittering the gradual yet agonizing process of having a man named Ron permanently etch three different generations of cartoon Captain Kirk on your left calf. You're listening to William Shatner's "Live Life Like You're Gonna Die." This is apparently your tenth tattoo, and t ... More >>
Oh boy, the new Star Trek movie is here! Can we just go to the theater and forget about mundane crap like politics? Fat chance. This is 2009, baby -- everything is politics.
Newsweek started the ball rolling by announcing, "Spock's cool, analytical nature feels more fascinating and topical than e ... More >>