So many reality shows, and so many of them are terrible. But people watch this stuff, despite feigning revulsion. "Trash culture" is on the rise, and with everyone from Consequence to The Game are landing "roles" in a reality show, we wanted to get in on the action and list some potentially quality ... More >>
"I've always thought of myself as a fairly sane person, but chronicling this experience is kind of making me wonder why." Those are the last words Theresa Smith, guitar player in one of New Jersey's best bands, Home Blitz, has to say on her bizarre, year-long decent into obsessively analyzing one of ... More >>
You'd think entering into a marital arrangement with a Hollywood biggie like Tom Cruise would enhance your career a whole lot.
But Katie Holmes didn't have a smooth flight on the spaceship, partly because she took time off and also dropped out of The Dark Knight due to scheduling conflicts, to name ... More >>
On the 10th anniversary weekend of the September 11 attacks, every single living American blogger wrote a 9/11 memorial post. (Those who did not have been drummed out of the union.)
Rightbloggers' 9/11 posts are always interesting, so we figured they'd be extra-good for 9/11 X. We were not disappo ... More >>
Happy Good Friday! Today we bring you the 10 most memorable crucifixion scenes we could find on YouTube. They range from the sublime to the sacrilegious, and include the best and bloodiest of various films, TV shows and commercials. Most are probably not suitable for work, unless you are a Roman cen ... More >>
(Editor's note: This dispatch is from a middle-aged, college-educated Manhattan resident who has given the hell up and gone on welfare. Previously at Runnin' Scared, he described the process of signing up for the dole, the gourmet cuisine he bought with his food stamps, and his frustrations with his ... More >>
That uncle of yours who drinks Jim Beam neat, doesn't get out much, and watches the History Channel obsessively while cleaning his guns will be interested in the new Homeland Security Television Channel, "world's first online, on-demand television network dedicated to homeland security and global de ... More >>
Rob Trucks's "Possibly 4th Street" expositions, in which he invites musicians to perform live and impromptu somewhere in New York City, run intermittently here at Sound of the City.
Trail of Dead headlines the Music Hall of Williamsburg on Friday, February 27 [tix] and Bowery Ballroom on Saturday, ... More >>