Every year, ambitious young bands find new waysfascinating, puerile, ingeniousto play the Internet, and in 2011, one of the most captivating, effective ways to do so involved near-silence. A cluster of breakthrough bands, WU LYF and Unknown Mortal Orchestra among them, caused a huge pu ... More >>
I helped judge the Puppetry of the Penis auditions yesterday at 45 Bleecker, dodging the occasional oversized genital coming at me like a monster. (I mean literally like a monster. Auditioners were asked to twist their noodles into the Loch Ness Monster, among other things. And unlike 'Ne ... More >>
That's the headline of a real press release that went out just moments ago. You can't make this shit up, people. The release continues like so:
Is this like a Gallagher show in which raincoats are suggested?
The outrageous Puppetry of the Penis returns
Tracing these forgotten noisemakers' hooky, otherworldly racket
Blow off Alvin and the Chipmunks and show up for the best kiddie picture of the season
Reflective Neil and Pissed-Off Neil finally share some space on a revitalizing 'sequel'
No amount of dorky, proggy wankery can squash the joy of a Police reunion
Revisiting Paul Goodman's Opus
New-School Baseball Stats From A to Z