A tipster sent us this earlier: Steve is a 40 year old man who lives in Springfield, Georgia with his mother. He spends his time making video blogs, and writing, directing, and starring in his home-made sci-fi drama “The Portal”… In my house he has become somewhat of an overnight celebrity / cult hero. You […]
Archives for May 2006
Too bad evangelicals can’t organize around something worthwhile: [From Chicago Sun Times]There are still some religious leaders who are asking fellow Christians to boycott the film based on Dan Brown’s mega-selling novel of the same name. One such group is calling for an “other-cott,” asking “every Christian who loves Jesus” to buy tickets to any […]
…and now the albino’s are pissed off about The Da Vinci Code: [From The Associated Press] The notion of Christ as a family man is not the only raw nerve “The Da Vinci Code” has touched. Albinos are bothered that one of their own has yet again been depicted as a villain. Dan Brown’s best […]
Check out Wilco at Union College’s Memorial Chapel, in Schenectady, NY, April 27, 2002 here.
Music Reviews by John Rickman Wizardzz – “Hidden City of Taurmond” (Load) Wizardzz is the side project of Lightning Bolt bassist Brian Gibson and Bug Sized Mind machinist Rich Porter. Using only drums and synthesizers, the two summon forth a sensational racket that is at once aesthetically ecstatic and magically delicious. Gibson, oddly enough, sounds […]
And a five year prison stint couldn’t happen to a nicer person. From Bradblog: Republican extremist/hate-monger, Ann Coulter may be on the verge of being tossed from the Voter Rolls in Palm Beach County, Florida. The BRAD BLOG has also obtained exclusive official documents from the chain of events which has helped bring the GOP […]
From the American Prospect Each of the Big Three networks, plus Fox’s broadcast network, have rejected a paid advertisement from the United Church of Christ that bears the tagline, “God doesn’t reject people. Neither do we.” Viacom’s gay-targeted cable channel, LOGO, has also rejected the ad, which conveys a message of inclusiveness, even depicting a […]
Sonic Youth’s new CD, Rather Ripped is scheduled for release on June 13th. For those of you who can’t wait that long, RBally, has a generous sample here. It’s a live show recorded on French radio featuring new material from the record. Download the mp3’s here.
Terry Zwigoff’s Art School Confidential by Dave Thomas The summer of 2006 is shaping up to look like the summer of 2004, where big, obnoxious sequels actually happened to be good films (Spider-Man 2, Shrek 2, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, The Bourne Supremacy). And so it is with unabashed glee that I […]
… because we’d forgotten about 9-11, Madrid, the London bombings, etc., etc.: [From ABC] U.S. mass transit systems should remain alert against possible terror attacks, the Homeland Security Department said in a new warning… there is no specific or credible intelligence to indicate U.S. transit systems are being targeted, and he described the notice, sent […]