Dave Brubeck, the great American jazz pianist and composer, died today in Norwalk, Connecticut--a day shy of his 92nd birthday. Many will recall Brubeck writing the standards "The Duke" and "Your Own Sweet Way" and his recordings of "Blue Rondo a la Turk" and his best-known tune, the 5/4 time "Take ... More >>
We mentioned earlier how adult entertainer-turned-Huntington Harbour mom Jenna Jameson and gay pornpressario Michael Lucas are solidly behind (oofa!) Mitt Romney for president, while Ron Jeremy likes, but probably will not vote for, the former Massachusetts governor.Well, we now know how eight other ... More >>
Thanks to overregulation in the name of conservation, these hard-working men face extinction
It looks like rap's favorite tag-team Kanye West and Jay-z are about to HAM on us again. Thanks to some flippant confirmation (which we're more than happy to lick up) from Yeezy's long-time producer Mike Dean, the Internet buzz surrounding a sequel of the duo's Watch the Throne album is making us al ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And let's start a glossary of great Mexi terms!
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Media Matters gets the scoop on this morning's Fox & Friends bringing together the living embodiment of the "grass-roots" Birther, Tea Party and Healthcare Town Hall movements--without acknowledging it, of course, because that would be embarrassing even to Fox News.
For some reason, when ?uestlove announced in November that The Roots would cease touring and become the house band for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, there was minor outrage. "Black Thought opening for Jimmy Fallon every night is the cultural equivalent of Miles Davis playing his horn on the ... More >>
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