When it comes to chess, hip-hop is king. That's one of the ideas behind the World Chess Hall of Fame's new exhibit Living Like Kings: The Unexpected Collision of Chess and Hip Hop Culture. Exploring the connections between the game of kings and what is arguably music's most strategic lyrical genre, ... More >>
courtesy of Tef PoeTef Poe's War Machine is a nineteen-track tour de force. The Force member's musical versatility has always been his calling card, and so it's not surprise that Machine embraces diversity and defies pigeonholing. Genre-wise, it touches on warm R&B, ominous hip-hop, celebrato ... More >>
The Hardee's logo of our youth.St. Louis-based fast-food chain Hardee's announced yesterday a new menu item -- hand-breaded chicken tenders -- and while we'll let Ian determine whether the new dish is worth your money, you can be sure the new commercial is annoyingly quotable. (See video belo ... More >>
Week of March 30, 2005
Despite its creator's pedigree, Steamboy is mostly hot air
Week of September 29, 2004
Our critics enter the summer-movie fray
Producer Jason "Jay E" Epperson crafts the beats that make Nelly fans swoon. So how come you've never heard of him?
Thanks to The O'Reilly Factor and Pepsi, Ludacris got a bad rap
Audiences love Jerry Bruckheimer. Critics don't. Like he cares.
He steals Ali, but will Hollywood give Jamie Foxx a shot at the title?
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven
Directed by Antoine Fuqua
Directed by Roland Emmerich
Superstar DJ Carl Cox moves the masses with his inspired beat-matching
Even as the new Courtesy Diner welcomes its very first customers, Irv's Grill slings its last hash after a 50-year run