You may be more familiar with Zinedine Zidane than you think. In the 2006 World Cup Final -- a game that the French soccer player of Algerian extraction had already announced would be his last -- he was red carded (read: ejected) for headbutting Italy's Marco Materazzi in extra time. By all accounts ... More >>
Crotchety genius Steve Albini* has a food blog. It's called Mario Batali Voice. Why? As Albini explains it on the blog: "This is what I made Heather for dinner. The name comes from the way I bring her food in bed and present it to her using an imitation of Mario Batali's voice from TV. When she post ... More >>
How did an experimental political punk octet become the hottest ticket of the winter?
Wired is offering you a chance to travel to London to attend a special multi-media experience (aka, a fun, creepy-ass time) crawling through tunnels with comics legend Alan Moore while a host of great musicians -- including Anticon's Doseone, Fog's guitarist Andrew broder, and (very likely) members ... More >>
Over the Weekend: The Final L.A. Show of ISIS
Red Sparowes Spawn Ethereal Rock for the Armageddon
Also, Ane Brun, the Melodians, Kate Miller-Heidke, Ian Whitcomb and others
Pitchfork reports that comics legend Alan Moore, the revered writer responsible for From Hell, Watchmen and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (the comics, NOT the movies) has a couple of new musical collaborations ready, including one that features the one and only Mike Patton. From Pitchfork: Moo ... More >>