M.T. Richards

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  • 2 years ago | Local Wire

    You want depressing? Try this: Bobby Brown on VH1's Celebrity Fit Club. In healthier, happier times, Brown wouldn't have come within 50 feet of VH1, cable television's premier clearinghouse for vanity reality shows. But Brown isn't what he used to...

  • 2 years ago | Music News

    The critical narrative says that pelvic-thrusting rock stars are clueless actors. Even the kingliest of rock gods, people who understand better than most how to tickle an audience, tend to be noobishly ungraceful onscreen — can we get an "am...

  • 2 years ago | Local Wire

    In person, Toro Y Moi's Chaz Bundick looks nothing like the mover and shaker of the moment. He wears Windsor eyeglasses and, from certain angles, looks like Harris Trinsky, the bookish petunia from cult TV hit Freaks and Geeks. Bundick, however, i...

  • 3 years ago | Music News

    In hip-hop, the past is a constant, and idealization of one's forefathers — or mothers — is an uncrossable tradition. The Game might be hip-hop's most eloquent eulogizer. His 2005 hit "Dreams" spoke poignantly to that point: Game all b...

  • 3 years ago | Top Lists

    In hip-hop the past is a constant and idealization of one's forefathers-or mothers-is an uncrossable tradition. The Game might be hip-hop's most eloquent eulogizer. His 2005 hit "Dreams" spoke poignantly to that point; Game all but admitted that h...

  • 3 years ago | Music News

    Goth-pop pixie oOoOO is a terrific soundtrack for when a club night in Ibiza gets rained out by hellfire. Both 2010's oOoOO EP and this year's Our Love Is Hurting Us are dance music for social misfits. They're dusky, palely moonlit fantasias enliv...