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Beavis and Butthead on Radiohead’s “Creep” Is a Perfect Piece of Music Criticism

Radiohead's "Creep," which was released September 21, 1992, turns 25 years old today. Their first big hit, it remains one of their more controversial songs.
Jeremy Gordon / September 21, 2017

Questlove Announces New Book Creative Quest

Questlove, The Roots drummer and self-appointed spreader of musical wisdom, is releasing a book. Creative Quest is the followup to this non-fiction volume from last year, something…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2017

Bob Dylan Is On the Cover of the Village Voice’s Final Print Issue

Bob Dylan is the last cover star of The Village Voice, which released its final print edition today. The photo was taken by the late Fred…
Jeremy Gordon / September 20, 2017

NYC’s Parks & Recreation Department Uses Drake Wheelchair Meme in Official Rendering of Park Ramp

The New York City Parks & Recreation Department sure know how to have fun. A rendering of a new wheelchair ramp for Brooklyn's Fort Greene park,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 20, 2017

The Emmys Showed Us That Hollywood Has Learned Nothing

Some good stuff happened at the Emmys on Sunday night. Donald Glover won awards for his acting in and directing of Atlanta. Lena Waithe…
Jordan Sargent / September 19, 2017

David Bowie Asked David Lynch to Overdub His Southern Accent in the New Twin Peaks

In a new interview with Pitchfork, David Lynch opened up about the methodology behind the music in his ambitious, recently-concluded 18-hour series Twin Peaks: The Return. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 19, 2017

Emmys 2017: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda, and Dolly Parton Criticize Donald Trump During 9 to 5 Reunion

Last night, the Emmy Awards featured Donald Glover caustically "thanking" Donald Trump for inspiring his art, and also, in a far more ill-advised moment, Sean…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 18, 2017

Watch Chance The Rapper’s Surprise Appearance in Stephen Colbert’s Opening Song at the Emmys

Common may have beaten his fellow Chicagoan Chance The Rapper for the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics Emmy Award, but Chance still got a spotlight…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 18, 2017

Watch the First Full Trailer for The Disaster Artist, James Franco’s Movie About the Making of Tommy Wiseau’s The Room

Following a strong teaser clip that surfaced this summer, the first full trailer for The Disaster Artist, James Franco's film about the making of actor-director Tommy…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 12, 2017

André 3000 Joins Cast of New Claire Denis Sci-Fi Movie Starring Robert Pattinson

News about French director Claire Denis' English-language debut film High Life has been circulating for years, with official reports beginning in early 2016. Robert Pattinson, Patricia…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 11, 2017

Watch Carrie Brownstein in a New Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 Trailer

Next month, after being off the air for six years, Curb Your Enthusiasm will return with a new season on HBO. And now that she’s had seven…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / September 11, 2017

Before He Died, David Bowie Gave Permission For His Twin Peaks Character to Return

Phillip Jeffries, the mysterious FBI agent portrayed by David Bowie in the 1992 film Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, returned in the recently concluded Twin Peaks: The Return. In…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 11, 2017

Twin Peaks Ended, Once Again, With a New Beginning

It wasn't just the need for loose ends to be tied up that made the finale of Twin Peaks: The Return the series' most trying hour. It was also…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 5, 2017

Everybody Is Mad at Lonzo Ball, the NBA’s Most Promising Rookie, For Talking Shit About Nas

Lonzo Ball is an extremely talented rookie NBA player with the court vision of a hawk and the shooting instincts of a drunk Steph Curry.
Jeremy Gordon / September 5, 2017

Scarface Talks About His Experience of Hurricane Harvey: “We Got Us Out Here More Than Anything”

Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc on Texas, despite recently weakening to a tropical depression, as flooding persists and multiple families and individuals have been…
Nerisha Penrose, Billboard / September 1, 2017
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