Wednesday, November 30
Better than: Ja Rule's acting in The Fast and the Furious.
It seems cruel that as the recession continues to hit the "snooze" button, Swizz Beatz has picked up yet another job, another paycheck. He is the luxe James Franco, collecting 1099s like pass ... More >>
by Brad Nelson
Panic! At the Disco w/ fun.
Tuesday, May 24
Better than: Actually being 18 years old again.
The weather outside last night was stale, and there was no wind at all, so everyone brought with them into Terminal 5 a piece of the air. By the event of Panic! at the D ... More >>
"It's extra wack if your dad disses what you do."
The McFerrin clan is creating a beatboxing dynasty. Father Bobby hit the pop heights in the '80s with "Don't Worry Be Happy" and caught ears with his knack for making music with his mouth. Next up is his son, Taylor. Based in Bedford-Stuyvesa ... More >>
Greg Gillis in Williamsburg, summer of 2009. Photo by Sam Horine.By now you've heard All Day, the fifth full length LP from Pittsburg's Greg Gillis--or, as he's known on chaotic, fan-filled stages around the world, Girl Talk. The record was released to minimal fanfare, at the low price of fre ... More >>
Def Jam Rapstar is the latest attempt to merge the worlds of hip-hop and video games. In the past, this has involved shoehorning playable rapper characters into cliched genres -- a Wu-Tang Clan beat-'em-up! 50 Cent's first-person shooter! -- or rappers licensing a few throwaway songs to the l ... More >>
With Seth Rogen on drums! Dave almost wipes out on a water bottle right at the onset, and there's like a Super Mario Bros. power-up mushroom onstage for some reason, but otherwise this is a totally normal evening at the Bowery Ballroom. They also rumbled through "Road to Nowhere" as per below, tho ... More >>
Last November, when Mario's Pizza first opened at Houston and Allen streets, I was skeptical. Not because I thought the pizza would be bad - it was - but because I couldn't figure out how they'd managed to rip off the Mario Bros. without having their pants sued off.
Another thing disturbed m ... More >>
Foursquare, the shit-hot social networking site and software for mobile devices based on geo-location, makes going out a game. You "check in" to establishments, alerting your "friends" as to your whereabouts, earning badges in the process. If done with enough frequency, you can even be crowne ... More >>
SUPERCUTE! are, in fact, super cute
Don't let the glittery star stickers she wears on her temples fool you: 16-year-old Rachel Trachtenburg is a music industry veteran, and would like it if you treated her as one. At the ripe old age of six she was recruited to back her parents in The Trachtenburg ... More >>
Avenue D and 10th Street ca. 1937. h/t The Bowery Boys.
Four men dressed as the Super Mario Brothers beat up and robbed a cabbie in Staten Island on Halloween. The Staten Island Advance has the story and some bizarre footage.
A mysterious powder was found on the floor of a New Jersey Tra ... More >>