Keith Morris, a few years shy of 60, remains typically snotty as hell, with trademark grimy dreads hanging from a head splotched with bald spots. But he also happens to be one happy camper. The iconoclastic ex-Black Flag bawlerwhose bratty freak-puke was on SST Records' initial release (the N ... More >>
In a couple of weeks, the biggest, gaudiest, gayest and easily the most-watched televised music event in the world will unfold, this year from Baku, Azerbaijan, and once again Americans will be almost completely oblivious to it.
We're talking, of course, about the Eurovision Song Contest, which sta ... More >>
Angelo Carusone is the Director of Online Strategy for Media Matters for America. Even prior to that gig, he's been known in the Twitterverse during the past couple of years as @StopBeck, an online campaign to let Glenn Beck's advertisers know where their advertising dollars were going. The Voice sp ... More >>
A colleague of mine once explained to me why he keeps away from Scientology stories at his publication (which will remain nameless).
He wasn't concerned about the church's reputation for litigiousness, and he wasn't worried that a story about Scientology's most recent controversies and excesses wou ... More >>
In what's sure to be a year-and-a-half of high-profile, overanalyzed gaffes, Michele Bachmann, one of the down home candidates attempting to drive the Republican clown car, doesn't really know that much about American pop culture or geography, shouting out Waterloo, Iowa's John Wayne -- "that's the ... More >>
The Runway Rundown
1. This week's challenge is the product placement Waterloo. The task: to create a high-fashion (i.e. couture) look to match specific L'Oreal eyeshadows in a two-day constraint. The winning design garners $20,000 and appears in a L'Oreal advertisement. L'Oreal, L'Oreal, L'O ... More >>
Organs are so simple, it would be hard to screw them up, right? It's generally the case that if you treat them with reverence, cook them simply and carefully, that they come out perfect every time, especially if you wash them properly.
But even the Organ Meat Society sometimes stumbles on or ... More >>
I love reading our weekly newspaper competitors and poring over them in search of errors. And bingo, I found one, a real whopper of massive triviality! God help me if this isn't my Waterloo--I mean my Watergate!
If rightbloggers have a theme song, it must be ABBA's "Waterloo": And how could I ever refuse/I feel like I win when I lose. Their obsessive rapid response to Obama-related events has only one purpose: to declare a big win for their side, no matter what happens and even if it renders their earlier ... More >>