Pay attention to newspapers long enough, and you'll realize that they assign obituaries in advance so that they're ready to go when some august presence exits this planet. That's possible because the arc of a life, even a great one, usually has become apparent by the years before its end. (Of course ... More >>
There are moments when Beyonce not only references her past but displays clips from it like awards on her mantel. In "***Flawless," she frames an anthem of exuberant self-love and feminist rage with clips of her appearance on Star Search as a pre-teen with her group Girl's Tyme. The first one is the ... More >>
Millennials, you still do all the drugs and have all the sex, but I have to break it to you--#realtalk--you do not know how to party. And it's bringing me down. Heading over to what's supposed to be the "jam," hosted by 24-year-old "scenesters," I always hope that there won't be finger foods but t ... More >>
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Be a Little Lebowski Urban Achiever
Who the hell needs real bands when there are so many great fictional ones? Here's some of the best -- our list goes to 11, of course: See also: Top 10 Concert Films to See Before You Die
We present this free compilation of music writing that Voice writers are into this week, all by writers we presume were paid for their efforts. If you have a story you'd like to see here, drop us a line.
Take a class (sort of) with Fred Armisen
Hey: Albums! In case people still care about these things, here's a batch of potentially interesting releases arriving in the coming weeks and months:
August belongs to Jeff Bridges
Have you heard of the Tumblr called What's on Steve Buscemi's Stoop? On it, a man who is not Steve Buscemi but happens to live near him chronicles the interesting, bizarre, and mundane miscellany placed out on Steve Buscemi's stoop by, it can generally be assumed, Steve Buscemi. He's been at ... More >>
Can the real Lebowski please stand up?
Parker/Spitzer, the biggest thing to happen to CNN since Larry King farted on Octomom, is finally here. Our former governor Eliot Spitzer and his foil, the saucy Putlizer-prize winning conservative columnist, Kathleen Parker, are about to go on the air.
"I pioneered a subgenre of rap called 'potato rhyming.' My name's ToTs, and I rap about potatoes." And so the legend begins. Michael "ToTs" Heagerty has officially beaten all you slackers to setting the world record for "Most Potato References in a Rap Song." The song is called "Crispy," the ... More >>
A blend of Coen brothers and Shakespeare
The Dude abides for Thanksgiving
Go bowling with some serious slackers
Raise a White Russian to a Coen brothers classic
Another (yes, another) cool outdoor film festival
Philip Seymour Hoffman Out of Character