One of the greatest challenges for any manned Mars mission isn't surviving the planet itself, but remaining mentally sound on the way there -- you don't want to freak out during a months-long space voyage. And it looks like the producers behind the movie adaptation of The Martian are well aware of this practical reality. Show More Summary
Watch the interview on Daily Vice Robin Banks is a 20-year-old musician from Toronto’s Driftwood neighborhood around the the North-West Toronto intersection of Jane and Finch, which has been dubbed “Up Top” by the young rapper and his friends. Show More Summary
Boogaloo star Joe Bataan today, photo courtesy of Joe Bataan Deep in Alphabet City, two blocks from the East River and kitty-corner to the Nuyorican Poets Café, you can hear the faint sounds of trumpets and trombones, maybe even the resonant slap of a conga coming from inside a tiny bar called Nublu. Show More Summary
In September, Stonewall, the film chronicling the gay rights movement in New York City, will hit theaters and I’ll be there, in tears. This trailer is uber dramatic and I’m not just talking about Jonathan Rhys Meyers’ intense stare—though it is, as usual, intense as hell. Read more...
The story grabbing the most headlines during ABC’s day with the Television Critics Association involved the relationship status of a pair of puppets, indicative of the network’s not-exactly-boat-rocking time at the summer press tour....Show More Summary
Much to the chagrin of hedgehog owners everywhere, pop culture has historically been unkind to the animal. From the ubiquitous Monty Python’s Flying Circus, which introduced “Spiny Norman,” a hedgehog capable of driving Dinsdale Piranha...Show More Summary
I pride myself on being able to predict samples based on song titles alone and when I saw the name of this song and the fact that Stalley (a big N.W.A fan) was featured as a guest, I just knew it was going to include that line from “Gangsta Gangsta”. While they didn’t actually sample […]
Elysia Crampton American Drift [Blueberry; 2015] by SCVSCV Rating: “I have to find truth always where I couldn’t see, hear, smell it before, and I have to seek the strange event of truth’s newness, always elaborating itself, always ridding its excess with an illusive divine grace. Show More Summary
Last week we released the 2015 edition of our annual Country Cash Kings list, and it was one for the record books: Garth Brooks took in an astounding $90 million on the year.
The Merc with a Mouth is finally here, and he's brought a lot of bullets.
Things go from bad to worse for Philadelphia rapper.
A new Rock Band 4 trailer gives us a look at one of the most interesting new features ever to grace plastic guitars. Rock Band 4 is designed to give players more creative freedom than ever before. Inspired by the freeform drum fills of previous Rock Band games, guitarists can now enjoy freeform solos. As […]
Composer-arranger Johnny Mandel told me a few years ago that Tiny Kahn was among his favorite arrangers. As Johnny put it, no one could craft a flag-waver like Kahn, with huge build, drive and swing. Johnny and Kahn go back... Related Stories Van Alexander (1915-2015)
We here at Zooglobble HQ (which, to be clear, is my house) are looking forward to the forthcoming kids music album from They Might Be Giants. The as-yet-untitled (to the public) album would be the first kids album from the band since 2009's Here Comes Science. Show More Summary
There's a new featurette for Ridley Scott's upcoming The Martian, and it aims to give you a "declassified look at the kind of psychological testing that NASA puts its astronauts through before sending them to Mars." Of course, this is...Show More Summary
Last night, during the TV show American Ninja Warrior Fox took its first advantage of the kind of cross-pollination it can do with its Marvel properties. We already know that they'd love to build towards a Fantastic Four/X-Men crossover. Show More Summary
Tradiio Recordings 2015 Formed in November of 2014, Metasic is a London/Essex five-piece whose heavy rock/alternative rock sound has justifiably-enough drawn comparisons to the likes of Faith No More, Queens of the Stone Age, and Nine Inch Nails. Show More Summary
One of the most significant US intelligence operations in modern history took place in the heart of Soviet Moscow, during one of the most dangerous stretches of the Cold War. From 1979 to 1985, a span that includes President Ronald Reagan's...Show More Summary
The author of "Orange Is The New Black" had a blunt message for Congress on Tuesday: Her sentence was virtually pointless. In a Senate Homeland Security Committee hearing Tuesday, Piper Kerman, whose memoir about her year in prison was...Show More Summary
We explore the possibilities that surround an adaptation of Harper Lee's new book.