The Prince Avalanche director finds life in the Texas rubble.
It's not easy being beautiful. Just ask Zac Pennington, frontman of experimental pop group Parenthetical Girls, whose vocal strains fall halfway between Perfume Genius and Lightspeed Champion, complimented with the baroque pop stylings of Belle and Sebastian. Pennington, known for his gender-neutral ... More >>
James Franco, actor and star of films like 127 Hours, the Spider-Man series, and Pineapple Express, has decided to try his hand in the music business, according to Consequence of Sound.James Franco and Kalup Linzy have become the new musical duo that they've appropriately named Kalup and Franco. ... More >>
Golden Graham Marshmallow Treat, Hemp Brownie, and Gooball Munchies from Cheba Hut.Staying in? We've got you covered -- both on the culinary and entertainment fronts. Now presenting Dinner and a Movie -- a guide to a do it yourself evening of food and film.In less than a week, Arizona's ... More >>
You may recall the Bird item I did a few weeks back that involved a process server who dressed up like a UPS delivery guy to serve a Redflex ticket. The situation brought to mind Seth Rogen's stoner/process-server character in the film Pineapple Express who dons all kinds of disguises to successfull ... More >>
By Annie ZaleskiPop music often gets a bad rap for being disposable or vapid, and in many cases that's true. (Katy Perry, Danity Kane and the Pussycat Dolls, step right up!) But every year, a few irresistible bits of innovative ear candy rocket up the charts and seep into our subconscious. The follo ... More >>
By Randall RobertsAny knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive hous ... More >>