Dear (and I use that term loosely) Michael Lohan:
I won't apologize for the way I really feel regarding your daughter Lindsay and I don't think I stand alone here when I say that she has no doubt received preferential treatment for being a celebrity. If any one of us "common folk" had pulled half ... More >>
This week, we at the Weekly have been celebrating 20 years of Beavis and Butthead, and we'd be remiss to not mention the many memorable moments the boys had outside their standard MTV timeslot. Yes, while the catchphrases and riffs are the memories we hold most dear, it's important to remember exact ... More >>
This week, MTV premiered its new show "Nikki & Sara LIVE." A fun skewering of pop culture, the show continues in the tradition of razor-sharp wit and disarming charm from buddy-outings that has brought some of the most fun moment of original programming for almost the channel's entire existence. Bei ... More >>
The ingredients of a well-played prank are present in a YouTube video going viral right now:
1. A simple concept (a car seat costume in this case).
2. Hilarious reactions from the victims.
The prankster is Rahat the Magician who has done a series of drive-thru pranks before...but this one is maste ... More >>
We get it. There are some pressures of rockstardom that no mere mortal should ever have to endure. But for some, it goes beyond the typical frustration of playing the same songs night after night, brutal scrutiny from the press, copious amounts of drugs, and road fatigue. Take the volatile combinati ... More >>
It's been a Lady Gaga overload for the past year. She graced the cover of this week's Rolling Stone, and she's been featured in almost every blog almost every day for months. Frankly, I'm sick of reading about what eccentric outfit (meat dress, pregnant suit) she's sporting, what "little monster" ... More >>
"Are you alright?" David Letterman asked the Strokes lead singer Julian Casablancas after they performed "Taken for a Fool." He seemed more than alright; the Strokes are back! "Taken for a Fool" is from their latest album, Angles. Watch the performance after the jump.
www.andykindler.comLast Comic Standing judge Andy Kindler might consider himself an anomaly, but
you can consider him hilarious. From cameos on David Letterman to writing the "Hacker's Handbook," to almost having a career in music, Andy Kindler is
a complex breed of funny man. Get a taste of how ... More >>
By the time you read this, the ink may already be dry on a $30 million to $40 million settlement that would allow Conan O'Brien to leave NBC so Jay Leno can reclaim The Tonight Show.Meanwhile, one of the many comedians backing CoCo has compared Leno's late-night TV ascension to the political maki ... More >>
10) "Stump the Band" now brought to you by Cialis.
9) Green room double padlocked when Hollywood starlets are inside.
8) While promoting the new season of The Girls Next Door, a creepy old man who bangs much younger women will be in one chair and Hugh Hefner will be in the other.
7) G Love ... More >>
UC Irvine history professor Jon Wiener has mined books, lectures and a documentary film consulting gig out of the FBI spying on John Lennon at the behest of the Richard Nixon White House. So when TheNewNixon.org featured a post this week on Nixon-era surveillance of Leonard Bernstein, you had to wo ... More >>
It was such a good story that David Letterman worked it into last night's monologue. And before Letterman, there was our own Matt Coker pointing out the story on the Weekly's ur-blog, A Clockwork Orange. The story: according to London's Daily Mirror, Arnold Schwarzenegger had taken his commitme ... More >>