We get it. MTV doesn't play music anymore. Now that you're done making the same tired objection that your uncle made ten years ago, maybe it's time you give the wayward TV station a little credit for at least getting back into the comedy business. Kirkwood-native Nikki Glaser and writer / comedia ... More >>
Remember when the turntable was considered a legitimate instrument in a rock band? Neither do I. But there are rare instances where DJ scratches are not a dealbreaker in a non hip-hop context. Here are the six best rock songs featuring turntables. Let us know your favorites and we'll REEEEEEEEEEEEMI ... More >>
"Rescue Me" is ubiquitous in commercial culture, featured in everything from a Pizza Hut commercial to an edgy television show starring the delightful Dennis Leary. But before the song became entwined in the glitz and glam that comes with endorsements, "Rescue Me" was St. Louis native Fontella Bass ... More >>
image viaA power outage could take your beloved Internet,TV and Wii away from you, but fortunately, there are other forms of entertainment besides Charades. Like books! (That is provided you have a flashlight or a candle.) Nikki Furrer, owner of Pudd'nhead Books (currently the reigning Best ... More >>
Dressed head to toe in Red Sox gear, the asshole comedian Denis Leary did his best Bob Gibson impression and put a ball in El Hombre's ribcage yesterday on Letterman. Unlike The Dominator, however, it looks like Leary came close to crapping his pants when Albert pretended to take a step toward ... More >>
Here's a reason to look forward to Monday (maybe...): Albert Pujols will be appearing on the Late Show with David Letterman. Um, OK, maybe not as big a reason as the Mad Men season premiere to hope the weekend passes quickly (that is, if you center your life around TV, but the way the weathe ... More >>
Lisa Lamenelli will likely insult entire races, generations, genders and religions on February 20.Equal-opportunity offender Lisa Lampanelli may be best known for destroying the dais on the Roasts of Chevy Chase, Denis Leary, Pamela Anderson, Flava Flav, Jeff Foxworthy, William Shatner and more. Or ... More >>
Prince Joe dissects the firestorm surrounding Sherman George.
Week of March 30, 2006
Americans will likely swarm to Ladder 49, an unabashed homage to firefighters
Sometimes the worst movies have the best soundtracks
A spineless hero and his thuggish imaginary friend make Alan Rudolph's new film distressingly familiar
A decade after Vanilla Ice melted down, he's back with the man who made him.
Week of March 13, 2002
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
In Ted Demme's Blow, Johnny Depp summons an American snowstorm
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven
Denis Leary is on The Job, but can ABC find him an audience?
Directed by Alison Maclean