The War on Christmas is upon us! Time to take sides! Did you know there was a War on Christmas? There is! Us Godless heathens are burning all the mangers, or at least politely asking that they not be forcibly erected (oh, I said it) in public spaces. But you know what? Fine. You want a War on Chri ... More >>
Remember Rebecca Black? She is the California teenager whose parents paid for their daughter to perform a song called "Friday" in a now-infamous YouTube music video. Black became internet famous overnight, mostly because everyone agreed that it was the worst song they'd ever heard. Black says she cr ... More >>
Gut Check isn't so old that we don't remember the hierarchy of Halloween candy: i.e., good stuff and crap. While neighbors who neglect to buy the best sweets suffer at the hands of t.p.-ing teenagers, Gut Check's house remains unscathed. Stay on the good side of neighborhood ne'er do wells by avoid ... More >>
It's not hyperbole to say that downloadable content sparked a huge revolution in console video gaming. Expansions prolonged replay value of many titles, especially music games such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero. The Rock Band franchise in particular has produced an impressive amount of downloadable ... More >>
Wikipedia's decision to black out on Wednesday in support of the efforts against SOPA and PIPA hurt a lot of demographics--high schoolers looking for paraphrases to paraphrase, search engine optimizers who kind of hoped Wikipedia would be shut down, people who needed an episode guide for A Mi ... More >>
RFT photoIt wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>
Todd OwyoungThe last time they were here, Blink 182 gave us sex, immature jokes and rock 'n' roll. We're hoping for more of the last one this time. This weekend is one for nostalgia. There's the PG-13 excess of the Nickelodeon '90s that comes with a concert fronted by Blink 182 (and shared wi ... More >>
This is the face that launched 1,000 falsettos -- and also our No. 2 entry in the hits category.Welcome to a new recurring feature on RFT Music. In the next few weeks, we'll be taking a look at the best music movies, from documentaries (Dig!) to movies with earth-shattering soundtracks (Train ... More >>
image viaReally, there's no defense for spaghetti tacos, a creation that outraged the food blogosphere recently with rants from the New York Times, New York Magazine, the Atlantic and yes, even Gut Check. Spaghetti tacos were introduced on the Nickelodeon show iCarly, where they even got th ... More >>
The music and styles of a parents' youth inevitably reappear in the music of their small children. Such is the case with Yo Gabba Gabba! Live! There's a Party in My City!. Almost two decades after rave culture's underground beginnings, it's been modified into the colorful, kid-friendly romp w ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! is far more than just Nickelodeon-produced kiddie fodder. It's become a venue for introducing kids to music by Devo, Chromeo, Mates of State, Of Montreal, and so many more. The show's so popular, especially with indie darlings with children, that the show's producers have a surplus o ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! is a children's television show on Nickelodeon co-created by Christian Jacobs, who's better known in punk circles as MC Bat Commander of the Aquabats. YGG! is coming to town at the Fabulous Fox on March 21, as we reported a few weeks ago. Just yesterday, the Aquabats announced a Marc ... More >>
myspace.com/markmulcahyâ€‹Mark Mulcahy isn't a household name, but he should be. In the '80s, the singer-songwriter fronted Miracle Legion, a Connecticut jangle-pop act that managed to transcend early comparisons to R.E.M. and evolve into a pretty solid original rock band. In the '90s, Miracle Legio ... More >>
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