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Mark Ronson Wants to Lay Down Holiday Tunes with Amy Winehouse

Mark Ronson wants to lay down some Christmas and Hanukkah tunes with Amy Winehouse in time for the '08 holiday season. Given that no one knows whether she'll even make through the summer, an Arbor Day EP might be a safer bet.
By: jharv / January 17, 2008

Mark Ronson wants to lay down some Christmas and Hanukkah tunes with Amy Winehouse in time for the '08 holiday season. Given that no one knows whether she'll even make through the summer, an Arbor Day EP might be a safer bet.
By: jharv / January 17, 2008

Renaissance hack Scott Ian of Anthrax now has his own Suicide Girls column where he goes deep about his "food and travel experiences": "When you eat Mario's food you realize why he can have thirteen or so restaurants. It's just fucking great." Watch your back, Bourdain.
By: jharv / January 17, 2008

Scott Ian of Anthrax has Suicide Girls Column

Renaissance hack Scott Ian of Anthrax now has his own Suicide Girls column where he goes deep about his "food and travel experiences": "When you eat Mario's food you realize why he can have thirteen or so restaurants. It's just fucking great." Watch your back, Bourdain.
By: jharv / January 17, 2008

The San Diego coroner has determined that rock legend and jerk Ike Turner died of too much yayo, compounded by "hypertensive cardiovascular disease and pulmonary emphysema." …
By: jharv / January 17, 2008

Ike Turner Died of Too Much Cocaine

The San Diego coroner has determined that rock legend and jerk Ike Turner died of too much yayo, compounded by "hypertensive cardiovascular disease and pulmonary emphysema." …
By: jharv / January 17, 2008

A concerned alcoholic gambler writes: "THIS is the kind of shit that's ruining Vegas." Yes, but! Maybe this means her next video will be a Showgirls spoof. (Wait, no, that would be terrifying and possibly illegal.) …
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

Hannah Montana Concert at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

A concerned alcoholic gambler writes: "THIS is the kind of shit that's ruining Vegas." Yes, but! Maybe this means her next video will be a Showgirls spoof. (Wait, no, that would be terrifying and possibly illegal.) …
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

China: Where The Streets Are Paved With Ex-Members Of Take That

Apparently EMI's recent drastic cost-cutting/money-saving measures now include charitable tax write-offs. Supreme leader Guy Hands is putting striking employee Robbie Williams to work the only way he can: filling in potholes in China as part of a "recycling programme." …
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

For About The Cost Of One Month’s Rent, You Can Sponsor A Chubby Punchline Rapper Of Your Own

With a minimal outlay of $750--only 375 cups of coffee--you'll receive a guest verse from roly poly D12 member Bizarre, a signed certificate thanking you for your donation, and a sense of satisfaction that you've helped someone in need.
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

Entering The (In-Studio) Wayback Machine With Faith No More

Last night, as a way of washing the American Idol off (Maura's recap coming soon!), my household regressed to pop-hating teen metalheads and gorged on YouTube footage* featuring "Faith No More in 1992 while recording their Matt Wallace produced Angel Dust album.
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

Jim Jones Would Like You To Know His Pecs Are All-Natural

This Mass Appeal interview with Mr. Jones was publshed before the hip-hop steroid scandal broke earlier this week, but the long tangent about gym rat Jones selling a "lifestyle" is another sign of the self-consciousness among rappers about staying ripped as a bodybuilder. (Whither Biz Markie?) …
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

George Michael has just signed on to write "one of the hottest remaining untold celebrity memoirs" in "one of the biggest book deals ever concluded in UK publishing." …
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

George Michael to Write Memoir

George Michael has just signed on to write "one of the hottest remaining untold celebrity memoirs" in "one of the biggest book deals ever concluded in UK publishing." …
By: jharv / January 16, 2008

Indie Rocker And Emo Doofus Want You To Get Out And Vote For The Guy You Were Probably Gonna Vote For Anyway

The Obama campaign can finally relax, because two of the most important musical voices of two distinct generations have officially come out in favor of the '08 prez candidate and gawky dreamboat, and they're committed to spreading the good word to two very crucial voting blocs: "tweens with no vote (and Maura)" and "NPR listeners/Pitchfork …
By: jharv / January 15, 2008

Simon Cowell Will Get Your Ass Elected To Higher Office

Drafted for a side gig as a freelance campaign advisor, the evil one lays out his vision for politicking the Simon Cowell way: act like an asshole; disdain "political correctness" (which seems to be Cowell-speak for "don't worry about acting like an asshole"); have a steady stream of veiled, bitchy references about the drug …
By: jharv / January 15, 2008

Enraged Bjork Rips One (Photographer) In New Zealand

Though her rage has lain dormant for over a decade, this weekend Bjork's hatred of the paparazzi was finally awoken by atomic tests in the South Pacific another guy with a camera, leaving the poor fellow with a rip in his "skivvy" and landing Ms. Gudmundsdottir* on the floor.
By: jharv / January 14, 2008

Steely Dan: One Of The Greatest Bands Of The ’70s Or Music That Will Rot Your Teeth?

Originally I was just going to post a quick link to this astounding live bootleg of Steely Dan in London in 1974, where the band cranks up for performances of tunes like "Bodhisattva" and "My Old School" that are so raw and totally wired they're almost punk. (You know, in the context of …
By: jharv / January 14, 2008

Has online hip-hop destination SOHH overtaken longtime genre giant AllHipHop in traffic? Looks like no, thanks to some clever detective work on the part of Oh Word, which discovered that SOHH's stats have gotten a bump thanks to whoever's still searching for "2 Girls, 1 Cup." …
By: jharv / January 14, 2008

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