Updated below. Um. Maybe she's not Latina after all. First posted at 2:04 p.m. Oct. 18.
Disney has a black princess (Tiana, from New Orleans -- yeah), a native American one (Pocahontas) and an Asian one (Mulan).
But, until now, America's largest minority group has been shut out of this me-to pagea ... More >>
Did you ever have an idea that was so funny you couldn't stop laughing over it? Michael Jai White did. The actor, well known for his work in both the action and comedy genres, was listening to James Brown's song "Super Bad" when he came up with the idea for a spoof of 1970s blaxploitation films. "I ... More >>
Warner Bros.Metallica's Lars UlrichMonths of anticipation came to an explosive finish in the California desert on Saturday night, as Metallica closed their "Big 4" thrash-fest with a thundering "Seek & Destroy" for 50,000 weary headbangers spread across Empire Polo Field in Indio. By acknowle ... More >>
Paul HebertDesert Thrashers: Metallica's Kirk Hammett and James HetfieldThrash has become the music of brotherly love. Backstage at the Big 4 fest on Saturday, all four of the day's speedy metal acts gathered for a quick group portrait with photographer Ross Halfin. And standing tall at the c ... More >>
Stephanie CabralFlame-haired shredder Dave Mustaine and Megadeth
Of all the musicians onstage at Saturday's epic Big 4 Festival of thrash, Dave Mustaine arrives with the most complicated history. He is an essential figure within this loud-fast genre of metal, and the originator of a certain ... More >>
Steve ApplefordSlayer's Tom Araya
For Slayer's singer-bassist Tom Araya, thrash-metal has been a 30-year mission. On Saturday, his band joins Metallica, Anthrax and Megadeth in Indio, California, for the Big 4 Fest - invading the site of Coachella while continuing a collaboration that began ... More >>
Steve ApplefordAnthrax guitarist Scott Ian
Guitarist Scott Ian has been metal's No. 1 fan ever since his first whiff of Kiss back in the '70s. He's also been the one constant in every lineup of Anthrax, now one of the "Big 4" originators of thrash-metal set to land on the site of Coachella i ... More >>
The Freewheelin' Thomas & SofiaPhoenix's frontman Thomas Mars is domestic-partnered to OG hipster director Sofia Coppola. Sofia is about to release a new movie, Somewhere, where she most certainly downscaled the period-piece ambitions of Marie Antoinette. Mars, riding high on a wave of critic ... More >>