Michael Bolton was before my time. I know this because Office Space had a character who was ashamed to share a name with him, and because half the laughs for his surprise appearance in SNL's "Jack Sparrow" skit were Because It's Him, and because I haven't actually heard any of his own music. I think ... More >>
In terms of looks, charisma, and talent, Rashida Jones should have been a star a long time ago. But in terms of what she's ready to offer Hollywood (and what Hollywood finally might be ready to let her accomplish), her belated ascent seems well-timed. Bittersweet breakup comedy Celeste and Jesse For ... More >>
While recording Electric Guest's debut album Mondo, which comes out in April, singer Asa Taccone took several weeks off to recover from a bout of shingles. The condition had been brought on by the stress of finally recording his passion project, which included sifting through over 100 song ideas ama ... More >>
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In the tarnished annals of rubbish musician names, rappers have ... More >>
MTV turns 30 this week, and on Monday we spotlighted the five '90s shows the channel should bring back. The end of that decade, of course, saw the rise of Total Request Live, which kicked off in 1998, by which point MTV had long succumbed to the domination of reality shows. Part of TRL's appe ... More >>
Discovery.comNow in its 24th year, Discovery Channel's Shark Week is a testament to just how much people love watching prehistoric death machines create circles of pink in choppy water. This year Discovery has trotted out host Andy Samberg (he's on a boat, with sharks!) and a fancy new iPad a ... More >>
Will the hilarious lame rap video ever die?
No offense to the L.A. guys who did the amusing "Whole Foods Parking Lot", or to the legendary Weird Al Yankovic, who has a new album out.
But it's becoming clear that there's a formula to stuff like this. Would-be viral video stars are catching ... More >>
Two very special holidays for the peoples of Los Angeles happen to fall on the same Hump Day this year: 4/20 and Passover, Day 2. One is a silly excuse to dabble in unmentionables (which a certain High Times editor claims "points us in a direction for the responsible use of cannabis") and the ... More >>
We were prepared to laugh last night at Lexus' intriguing-sounding "Darker Side of Green" event at Palihouse, a party and lively debate about green issues with SNL funny man Andy Samberg moderating, but --as seems to be the case a lot lately in West Hollywood-- it hit capacity early and the door w ... More >>
Mike Mitchell.Adult Swim, the nighttime version of the Cartoon Network, has been airing a short promo between commercials that states "Adult Swim Is For Conan." It has also created a tongue-in-cheek spot offering the soon-to-be-ex Tonight Show host a gig.
The pronouncements point to a defini ... More >>
American's favorite art (according to America)Oh sure, all the highfalutin' critics with their fancy book-learnin' are going on and on about the Dirty Pickups, the Phoenix Collective, and that one Scandinavian band (you know, the one with all the white people?) as the "Best of 2009." But what ... More >>