The movies to know from Sundance — and the year ahead.
William Alexander Chilton, otherwise known simply as Alex Chilton, was born December 28, 1950, and died unexpectedly on March 17, 2010, only a few days prior to a scheduled appearance at SXSW. Although he wasn't always appreciated or even recognized by the masses, he became one of the seminal fig ... More >>
Well, the reviews are in. Square Grouper, the new documentary about South Florida's wild pot-smuggling history -- the movie features Robert Platshorn, the man who served the longest pot-related prison term in U.S. history for his part in a the Black Tuna gang -- premiered last week in Austin at ... More >>
Photo by Liz Dzuro"Rachel Ray sent me a fruit basket - seriously."Click here to see more photos of Anthony Bourdain.Have you ever thought it was a good idea to kill a bottle of champagne while watching Travel Channel's No Reservations? Yeah... neither have we. But if you had than you'd be al ... More >>
Mark Steven Phillips, 62, arrested after 31 years on the run.Mark Phillips, the 62-year-old man arrested last week in West Palm Beach on a drug smuggling charge from 31 years ago, was a "bit player" in the large-scale pot moving operation, according to one of the leaders of the smuggling organiza ... More >>
Photo by Flickr user vulnerablechaosMeatballs: the way to her heart, says one Danish band member.If you go backstage at Antone's, the legendary music venue in Austin, then head upstairs past whatever band is lingering on the first floor, look closely at the back wall of the small balcony and you' ... More >>
Nobody likes an injustice, especially when kids are involved. But ladies and gentlemen, that's exactly what we have. When Playboy announced the magazine's picks for best party school this week, this nation saw the worst kind of injustice since the Alpha Betas framed the Tri-Lambs in Revenge of the N ... More >>
Living Things bring their socially driven power-pop punk to Culture Room.
Seth Rogen's rent-a-cop rides the bipolar express in Observe and Report.
The Postmarks leave their stamp with a new album and prove they're more than one-hit wonders
Rachel Goodrich shakes, rattles, and rolls on down her own road
The Stranger The Film Crew: Hollywood After Dark Home Run Derby: Mickey Mantle
A writer sets out to trace the success of Las Vegas' premier rock group
The Flaming Lips are back on the road and reflecting on nearly 25 years of weirdness
Fallen From the Sky did the Dew now it's tour time
Maybe but Dave Melillo's all songwriter.
Churchill's gets the high-tech treatment.
The Los Angeles duo hams it up on tour.
Pinback can fight pigeonholing, but it can't fight popularity.
Sóniko has a furry little secret
Metal sad. Metal heartbroken. No, metal doesn't want a hug!
Sunday Driver struggles to differentiate itself from a world of rock 'n' roll clones
The Yoko Theory wakes up and smells the reggae
Iron and Wine proves that you don't have to be a hick to play the banjo
Schatzi chomps and slobbers on the indie-pop teething ring
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