The Raveonettes are one of those bands I've been listening to on and off since high school -- I was always kind of into them, but never jazzed enough to sing their praises on the Internet. Cut to their concert Sunday night at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. I take it all back, Raveonettes. Why didn't I realize how awesome you were before? The Black Angels got things off to a trippy start with their heavily distorted psychedelic tunes. And they were LOUD -- I'm ... Read More
Jemina Pearl, of Be Your Own Pet buzz, is out with a new single titled, 'I Hate People' featuring Iggy Pop. I just saw the diner-inspired video (with Thurston Moore!) and I must say, I find the campy bits featuring old pics of Mr. Pop quite cute. Definitely check it out below. You can also check out Pearl's personal blog here and her myspace page here!nicole! Video courtesy of ... Read More

Palin On Oprah? Oh Boy!

BY Web Intern in General |

Apparently, Oprah received some flak for not having Sarah Palin on her show during the presidential election. Oprah states that Palin's team never asked for her to be on the show and besides, why should they have? They probably knew like the rest of us that lady O was a huge Obama supporter from the start. Anyhoo, Oprah will feature Ms. Palin on Nov. 16th, the day before Going Rogue: An American Life, lands in bookstores. If you're like me, you could care less ... Read More

I Must See This!

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I'm a Roald Dahl fan and I must admit, I have never read Fantastic Mr. Fox. Turns out the Wes Anderson movie-adaptation will hit theaters Nov. 25th and from the looks of the preview, I'm incredibly excited and eagerly awaiting its release.If you're unfamiliar with the story, Mr. Fox tries to keep one step ahead of three nitwit farmers Boggis, Bunce, and Bean who are trying to dig him out of his home! Cute shenanigans follow as Fox and the gang try to keep ... Read More
Attention, NYC-dwelling BUSTies! Candacy A. Taylor, author of Counter Culture: The American Coffee Shop Waitress, will be on hand next week to sign copies of her book. She'll be popping into Bluestockings Bookstore on Friday, October 30 at 9 PM, and we hear there will be pie! Taylor's book focuses on women age 50 and older who have worked as diner waitresses for most of their lives, and features tons of awesome photographs. You can see a few of them in a July ... Read More