Curtis Stone is, in the words of Derek Zoolander, "really, really, ridiculously good-looking," so not the type, we'd imagine, to get tongue-tied around the ladies. But leave it to hometown girl Dita Von Teese, L.A.'s (and the world's) queen of burlesque to make TV's reigning pin-up boy blush. Von T ... More >>
It was not chef Art Smith's best day, to say the least. What, you ask, could have happened to cause him such shame -- worthy of a melting forehead slap? Last night on Top Chef Masters, it was a case of letting his mouth write a check his baking skills couldn't cash, so to speak. More on that in a mo ... More >>
There was always something remotely hip-hop about Sesame Street. Elmo, Big Bird, the Count, Oscar the Grouch -- especially Oscar the Grouch -- looked like they'd really seen some shit in their eternal youth. They swaggered through life lessons with a knowing limp, putting some soul into the ABCs of ... More >>
See also: Mickey Avalon's True Hollywood stories Mickey Avalon, party rapper extraordinaire, is set to drop his new solo album Loaded today. We last checked in with him for a 2006 cover story depicting his utterly-wild ways; plenty has happened for him in the ensuing years, including many shows and ... More >>
Will his old tricks still work?
When Jay-Z released his "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" last summer, Bay Area based electro-funk upstart Wallpaper responded by remixing the song and slathering copious amounts of the titular effect on Jay's voice. Now Wallpaper, a.k.a. Eric Frederic,--a vocal advocate for the pitch-fixing rec ... More >>
Because Live Blogging is so gauche. Occasionally the Grammy Committee's old fogey sensibility yields huge dividends. See the inclusion of Morris Day and the motherfucking Time. As far as I know, only two people have paid much attention to Morris Day and the Time post "Jerk Out:" the illustrious ... More >>
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Mad society kings
And in the dollhouse
Comedian Paul Rodriguez and his skateboarding son, Paulie, are rich and famous. But where would they be without Pablo?