By Daniel Hill Here at SOTC Music HQ we see literally one shitload of press photos every week. Many of them stick to a template: Gather all band members together, shoulder to shoulder. Make sure no one smiles, ever. Have the artists try to look thoughtful, but also like they are not trying to look ... More >>
I recently wrote about the disappointing box office takes of films like The Watch and Total Recall. But make way for some major Oogie hate. The G-rated animated film Oogieloves in The Big Balloon Adventure popped on arrival, fizzling so badly it constitutes the worst box office bow in history! Im ... More >>
The latest rumor about how the Olympics will close themselves out next month comes from The Sun: "[Oasis's Liam Gallagher] will perform a new arrangement of... 'Wonderwall' with bandmates Gem Archer, Andy Bell and Chris Sharrock." 12. All of the track & field competitors dress up like Benny Hill a ... More >>
Ronson, MNDR, and Q-Tip (clockwise from top right) get down. Pics by Puja, more belowMark Ronson & the Business Intl. Webster Hall Tuesday, October 12 Better Than: Mark Ronson's new hairdo. Mark Ronson & the Business Intl. played their second homecoming show last night at Webster Hall. The ... More >>
Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets. I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Three Bizarre and Filthy Cash-in Kids' Books Discovered at: Thrift stores across t ... More >>
Nobuhiko Obayashi's Hausu brings a whole lotta crazy
We fall for dance again and again and again
Black and white and red all over
Brooklyn naturalists make racket with gadgets, but why?
Finding beautiful boys, bordello interiors, and worldwide Jews in the season's most intriguing coffee-table books
Also Adolf, Jesus, Eleanor, Robin Hood, and Other Historic Greats
Our 25 Favorite Books of 2002
Dumb Humping Dumber
E Radicals Journey Beyond the Rave
The Culture Wars Are 10 Years Old. Has the Right Won the Struggle Over P.C., Multiculturalism, and the Canon?
A Dose of Old-Fashioned Violent Wish Fulfillment
Three Days in the Most Surreal Game on Earth
Alas, it's not clear which is the gay Wiggle, since the one who wears purple doesn't also carry a magic purse.
In A Galaxy Far, Far Away, A Fretful People Ponder the Fateful Question: Is Jar Jar Gay?
Art and Fashion at the Anchorage
On the Academy Awards, I loved the quick cut to Warren and Annette after Whoopi's crack about older men and younger women.
Was Bilal El-Amine dismissed for acting up or getting off?
Jerry Falwell Outs Tinky Winky! Musto Beat Him to It.
''How can you dislike a Barbara Walters co-anchor who had a birthday party at Hooters?''