18 days ago | Concerts
Think of Weird Al Yankovic as a rock star with an accordion. He's a gifted satirist, a brilliant comedic actor, and definitely "White and Nerdy" like his parody of Chamillionaire's "Ridin'" states. And so was his crowd at the Broward Center for th...
24 days ago | Concerts
Of all the guys who've been singing songs since the '80s, Weird Al Yankovic is one of the most adaptable and resilient. This makes him remarkably still relevant. The tales surrounding his album Mandatory Fun are the stuff of modern-day myths. Afte...
2 months ago | Concerts
He doesn’t give a good goddamn that civil rights activists from his home state (it’s Michigan, btw) asked him to distance himself from the Confederate flag after the tragic, race-motivated shooting in South Carolina fueled an uproar against the re...
5 months ago | Talking Shit
You're home on a Wednesday at midnight watching the same Seinfeld episode for the fiftieth time (not that there's anything wrong with that). You get up, take a piss, and come back to a familiar voice singing those haunting words: "In the arms...
6 months ago | Talking Shit
When I was 31, I decided to do something different with my time. I waved my middle finger at the nonprofit world and embraced a thankless career in full-time freelance writing. It was a good fit for me since I love working slavishly for very littl...
6 months ago | RIP
New Times readers have long been familiar with Alex Rendon's byline. He's written thoughtful, intelligent, and at times beautiful stories for the paper for more than seven years. As his editor and friend, I'm very grateful to have spent that time ...