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Singer From Clown-Themed Iron Maiden Tribute Band Allegedly Smuggled $7 Million of Drugs to Japan

I'm not a drug smuggler, but if I were, I think I'd probably try to keep a pretty low profile. You could pretend you're a…
Andy Cush / January 4, 2018

Jeff Sessions Is Coming for Your Legal Weed

Almost immediately after California became the sixth and largest state to legalize recreational marijuana sales and possession earlier this week, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions…
Andy Cush / January 4, 2018

New Book: Trump Has “Lapses and Repetitions” in His Speech, Doesn’t Recognize Old Friends

Over the last two days, we've had a near-constant stream of semi-reliable gossip and palace intrigue from the White House, thanks to excerpts that have…
Andy Cush / January 4, 2018

David Crosby on Titus Andronicus: “I Prefer Music”

Here at Spin, we are devoted followers of David Crosby's Twitter feed, where the loquacious folk-rock elder answers questions from fans and relieves his seemingly unquenchable…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2018

Will Donald Trump Stay to Watch Kendrick Lamar at the College Football Championship?

This afternoon, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Donald Trump plans to attend the national college football championship game in Atlanta on Monday. This isn't particularly exciting news,…
Andy Cush / January 3, 2018

Did Dallas Cops Really Pull Erykah Badu Over Just Because They Were Fans?

If you spent your holiday looking at the internet, you may have seen a video that Erykah Badu posted to her Instagram on New Year's…
Andy Cush / January 2, 2018

New Steve Reich Album Pulse/Quartet Coming in February

Nonesuch has announced a new album of music by Steve Reich to be released in February 2018. Pulse/Quartet will include recordings of two relatively new pieces by the iconic minimalist composer: Quartet, premiered…
Andy Cush / December 27, 2017

Swae Lee of Rae Sremmurd Wrote a Lovely Impromptu Little Christmas Carol

While you were eating pie or watching Monday Night Football after Christmas dinner last night, Swae Lee gave the world a new song for the…
Andy Cush / December 26, 2017

Trump’s Ambassador to the Netherlands Finally Destroys Objective Reality

2017 began with the miserable toad Sean Spicer boldly lying in the face of clear photographic evidence about the size of Donald Trump's inauguration crowd…
Andy Cush / December 22, 2017

People Are Arguing About Trump on Taylor Swift’s Fan App, Just Like Every Other Social Network

There's a long list of communities and institutions brought to the brink of destruction by the ascendancy of Donald Trump to the White House: the Republican and…
Andy Cush / December 19, 2017

Eminem Says He’s on Tinder

Eminem is the subject of a long, thoughtful interview published by New York magazine today, which focuses mostly on his feelings about President Donald Trump (bad) and…
Andy Cush / December 18, 2017

Fever Ray Says Her New Album Was Inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger as Mr. Freeze in Batman & Robin

In a delightfully candid and freewheeling interview published at Pitchfork today, Karin Dreijer (also of the Knife) discusses the multimedia artifacts that influenced the music…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2017

Eminem and Ed Sheeran’s New Song Isn’t Even Bad in an Interesting Way

An Eminem-Ed Sheeran collaboration at first seems like an intriguing prospect, if only for its potential for massive, transcendent corniness. Sheeran is a pop…
Andy Cush / December 15, 2017

Watch Black Thought’s Ridiculously Virtuosic 10-Minute Hot 97 Freestyle

Don't be fooled by his current status as the leader of the Jimmy Fallon house band or his recent acting role on The Deuce: Black Thought…
Andy Cush / December 14, 2017

Merry Christmas Everyone and Welcome to Jurassic Park

The New York Times reports this week that paleontologists inspecting a collection of amber from northern Myanmar recently found several entombed ticks, including one that they estimated to…
Andy Cush / December 14, 2017

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