If things seem a little more heroic around you than usual, it's because today marks the start of the 2012 New York Comic-Con. The NYCC is one of the nation's biggest comic conventions, attracting fans, artists, industry types and celebrities from all over the entertainment world. The lines waiting f ... More >>
Tomorrow is Labor Day - that first Monday of September where people eat, drink and travel, all in the name of summer's end and universal workers' rights. It is the mark of a season's passing and one holiday that comes with a set rule overused in jokes and conversational side comments: you cannot wea ... More >>
Both fun.'s "We Are Young" and Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." topped the Hot 100 and the Alternative Songs chart, and did so in quick succession. The success of both those songs after a number of years when songs from the Alternative Songs chart seemed to be almost completely absent from po ... More >>
Lamb Of God Irving Plaza Tuesday, January 24 Better than: Pretty much everyone on Ozzfest 2003. Rap metal entered its death throes in the early 2000s, allowing harder bands that had actually competent musicians and aggression directed at someone other than their parents to come back into vogue. ... More >>
Today Amnesty International releases Chimes Of Freedom, a really, really huge compilation of bob Dylan covers by artists both canonized and obscure. Trying to analyze such a huge undertaking can only be done in one way: Mathematically. Amount of music in this collection: 73 songs on four CD ... More >>
When Katy Perry and Russell Brand announced their split not long ago, no one batted a fake lash. It was a matter of "How did it even manage to last that long?" But when relationship champs like Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis, and Heidi Klum and Seal, are reportedly splitsville, who's left that we ... More >>
No Pants Subway Ride Pretty much exactly what it sounds like. Meet up in six locations on Sunday at 3, get on the subway, and, when your team leader tells you to, take your pants off. Organizers are requesting underwear.
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