Sixpence None the Richer sprang to life in the early '90s and slogged it out on the Christian underground circuit for several years before hitting the bigtime with their crossover pop smash "Kiss Me"--a tune that topped charts, soundtracked the on-screen romantic travails of Freddie Prinze Jr. and J ... More >>
The thriller boasts impressive horror, but its ideas? Not so much.
Michael Becker/FOXA deeply frustrating season of American Idol is over now, having discovered exactly zero future stars, and last night we got the massive glitzathon finale, an annual event that reliably has little or nothing to do with the rest of the season. Scotty McCreery barely even look ... More >>
So we lost Haley Reinhart this week. Fuck you, America. That's all I really have to say about that. I don't know why twangy teenagers are bulldozing everyone else this year, but it's going to make for a truly boring one-note final show. Has American Idol ever had a less interesting final two ... More >>
Indie filmmakers Kasia Kowalczyk and Tal Harris make shit awesome
In Lost, Hurley's numbers (4, 8, 15, 16, 23, 42) win him a $114 million jackpot, but then haunt him for the remainder of the show, showing up in all sorts of creepy places, most notably an old computer where a button must be pushed to "save the world." In real life, the numbers are worth $150 ... More >>
Previously, on Lost: we revealed the names of a bunch of people who fate landed in the News Corp. building to go work on Rupert Murdoch's Dharma Initiative, a daily newspaper for the iPad called The Daily. Now we know who some of The Others are. Press Clips, Day 25, The News Corp Daily iPad Kill ... More >>
There's only one album on earth like Weezer's Pinkerton, and thank God for that
On Tuesday, August 24, one week from today, the sixth and final season of Lost will be released to the public. In commemoration of that milestone (and also the release of the Weezer album entitled Hurley), we offer actor Jorge Garcia in one of his earliest performances -- in a 1998 Hardee's commer ... More >>
So Weezer's next album is named Hurley, and that's the cover: an unadorned photo of Hurley's face. Even if you consider this a terrible idea, you must admit it doesn't crack the Weezer's top 25 worst ideas of the past five years; in fact, the idea of records inspired by Lost characters has po ... More >>
via Fast CompanyOur personal favorite item of the week may well be the melodious, amazing Double Rainbow Auto-Tune that we posted about on Tuesday. You know, the guy goes hiking in Yosemite, witnesses a double rainbow (maybe even a triple rainbow), and goes...orgasmic about it. If you haven't ... More >>
"Sayid" (center) was pulled on stage for his eponymous ballad Previously on Lost Bell House Sunday, May 24 This is "the most important night of your life, the most anticipated night of human history" recap-rock band Previously on Lost announces to the sold-out crowd at Bell House. It's around 8pm ... More >>
LolLost The fated day is almost upon us: This Sunday is the series finale of ABC's beloved tropical clusterfuck, Lost. If you've yet to find your ideal finale viewing party bar, now is probably the time to figure it out. Do you prefer island-appropriate mixed drinks? Or perhaps a city-wide scavenge ... More >>
Down the Hatch
Down the Hatch
CafePress.comEven as we sob mournfully into our Dharma beers over the approaching series finale of ABC's six-season head trip, Lost, the gallerists at Manhattan's Vilcek Foundation are working on a Lost-centric exhibition to ease our pain.
Apropos of nothing, other than the fact that yesterday was the Simchat Torah of Marijuana Smokers worldwide (4-20) and also the sixth-to-last episode of Lost, what follows is a scientific estimation of naming habits as related to Lost by marijuana consumers worldwide.
There are some unnerving similarities between Lost obsessives and Red Sox fans. Lost devotees watch this show the way that most Massholes watch baseball: en masse, with an unfailing dedication and a sense of unity previously only thought to exist at European soccer games. They stick with their fav ... More >>
Say hello and goodbye to the island
Then see it in another life, brotha. Or not till next January.
The pros and cons of sharing a name with a TV heartthrob
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 23, 1958, Vol. III, No. 26 Beat Generation? The other day Kenneth Rexroth, in town for some jazz-poetry readings at a local bar, dropped by these offices for a chat. Urged to commit his remarks to paper, he said he would write The Voi ... More >>
Another year of weak work at NYC's biggest theater fest
MTV eats its young and spits them out into the polluted swamp of metareality TV
Is Lost an elaborately plotted action mystery or just flimsy trash? Depends on who you ask.
A season in hell: A critic's guide to what not to watch in the new fall lineup
An offbeat intellectual explores urban ruins, country music, Hitchcock's Vertigo—and grandma
ABC goes bonkers with hysterical retro housewives, crash dummies, and loopy lawyers
Bingeing and Purging at Cannes
Happy Birthday, Dear Paul