[Editor's Note: Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. Her column, Exene Says..., is her space to basically just write what's on her mind, everything from crazy life stories to political theories ... More >>
By: Tom Cowell Where there be drugs, there be songs. The Velvets will rhapsodize their smack, Redman will tell you How to Roll A Blunt... musicians just can't help writing odes to the junk that messes 'em up. But where is the Meth songbook? The charts aren't exactly packed with serenades to the meth ... More >>
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Kristen Stewart and Garrett Hedlund chat about the film version of 'On the Road'
The Canadian EDM producer is moving fast with his signature blend of dubstep and hip-hop
Willie Nelson Pacific Amphitheater 7/13/12 As the OC Fair kicks off it's annual summer season in Costa Mesa, who would be a better musical act to formally spark things up than Willie Nelson? It's hard to believe, but the 79-year-old has been performing live for over 50 years. Pretty crazy, right? ... More >>
The Hunger Artists production chugs its way to satisfaction
Chad Sengstock/OC WeeklyThe Leader-Telegram reports that Bon Iver will be in a fitness DVD created by frontman Justin Vernon's personal trainer Jeff Rogers. The two apparently met years ago in a Wisconsin YMCA where Rogers found out Vernon suffered from sciatica (a numbing in the leg). The traine ... More >>
Drummer DJ Bonebrake on how this X/the Blasters side project made it cool for punk rockers to like country
Who knew that Wolverine could cook Korean food? The clip you see is a teaser for the PBS series, Kimchi Chronicles, which is a food documentary produced by the same man who gave us Spain...On The Road Again with Mario Batali and Gwyneth Paltrow.
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