For millions of us who have fond memories of coming of age in the 90s, the news of Kris Kross' "Mac Daddy" Chris Kelly's passing Wednesday night at age 34 was particularly troubling. But along with being one-half of the duo behind the infectious double platinum single "Jump" off the quadruple platin ... More >>
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Why the new scary movies don't look like movies at all
And no, Coachella has nothing to do with it
Christian Jacobs' 15-year journey from leading the ultimate OC cult band to 'The Aquabats! Super Show!'
With NFL players locked out of team facilities, those preparing for the next season (should it come) have had to find alternatives.For New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez, that has meant coming home to Mission Viejo--and bringing along some of his teammates.
Britney Spears has had a busy week, announcing a pair of June SoCal shows as part of her Femme Fatale tour and popping up unexpectedly at a club with Nicki Minaj, causing such a stir that six fans collapsed from hyperventilation. Not wanting to miss out on the excitement, we used our connecti ... More >>
It's madness to think how fast the week has gone. Friday, and I'm still pinching myself, expecting to wake up. An informal study I've been conducting via highly advanced methods of verbal interaction (having a conversation, some call it) seems to indicate most filmmakers here, including myself, a ... More >>
After a five-year hiatus, the perennially goofy Orange County ska-punk band the Aquabats will be releasing a new album. Unless you've been living under a rock in the interim, you know lead singer MC Bat Commander (aka Christian Jacobs) has been busy creating, writing and directing the hugely succ ... More >>
Update, December 22, 11:26 p.m.: 38-year-old Brian Newberry has been developing debit cards for young people for the past 10 years. He actually came from a big bank (which he won't name) that he says wanted to essentially exploit the youth market with high-fee products. From that experience, Newb ... More >>
Sesame StreetSesame Street wants your kids to be cool. And not by learning the alphabet, easy addition or "good government bullshit" (sorry, it's the 20th anniversary of the release of GoodFellas).No, they're doing it through pop music.This week, The Street (I hear that's what the cool toddlers a ... More >>
In the interest of nostalgia and daydreaming of life before the Internet, we present: Grand Lake's cover of Polaris song "Hey Sandy," better known as the famed theme song to the Nickelodeon show The Adventures of Pete and Pete. According to Grand Lake frontman Caleb Nichols, he met the Pola ... More >>
[Summer Guide] Flicks to help you enjoy the great indoors
The year in music
John Waters and the art of sleaze
What its like to listen to the former president all day, every day
Raise your phalli for Spike TV
Tony Hawk and Devo: Lets whip it again!
Two normal guys, one punk record label
Captured by Robots, captivated by Intveld