Boss Hog!

BY Sarah J. in Music Stuff |

Some bands are worth the wait. Some shows leave you glowing, sweaty, tired, footsore, but with a stupid grin on your face that lasts for hours. Some shows remind you why you love rock'n'roll. Boss Hog's reunion was everything teenage me would've wanted, and everything that makes grownup, cynical me let down my defenses and bliss out on the music. And on the pure heat between Cristina Martinez and Jon Spencer, easily the sexiest couple in rock. (Photo by Gabi ... Read More

Love Montreal

BY Sara Graham in Music Stuff |

Judging by last night's show at Brooklyn's Williamsburg Music Hall, of Montreal have totally made it. Seeing them a few times over the years, their fan base always seemed loyal but obscure to me. Last night it seemed their popularity was almost cult-like. I mean, 16-year-old boys were in drag to celebrate the art queer vibe of their newest album! It was nuts!Deliciously androgynous frontman, Kevin Barnes took it all the way and back again with costume changes ... Read More
Remember those scary ass puppets Blade, Pinhead and Leech Woman from the cheesy 90's Puppet Master movies? I just found them dates. Sara Lanzillotta of Devout Dolls handcrafts and paints freaky looking two-headed dolls that would give Tim Burton goosebumps! She's also got a whole menagerie of two-headed animals, including monkeys, kitties and bats. Is it totally wrong that I want to mail Ozzy Osbourne one of the two-headed ... Read More

Cleopatra's Coming at ya

BY Susan in Artsy |

So, now that the economy kinda blows and everyone in the art world is fumbling to hold on to whatever they had going before the crash, the discourse is starting to be shaped by the real independents. One of the raddest galleries of this new set is Cleopatra's in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Run by four sassy ladies who resemble a mix between an all girl folk/rock group and the cast from Designing Women, the gallery showcases amazingly talented artists and holds raucous ... Read More

Roller Derby is Rad

BY Susan in General |

Hey all of you Roller Derby girls and fans! Here's your chance to win this solid sterling silver Skully Speedskate Pendant from Hellkats L.A.to show your Derby pride! The winner will be chosen at random, no purchase necessary and only one entry per email please. To check out this exclusive pendant and lots of other rockin' jewelry, visit www.hellkats-la.com - the home of Smokin' Hot Jewelry and Devilshly Cool Gear! Good luck and Skate On!!Enter to win here! ... Read More