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Great Job, Internet!: Here’s a great Taylor Swift/Aphex Twin mash-up by David Rees

Cartoonist, pencil sharpener, and Going Deep With David Rees host David Rees has raised taking things seriously to an art form. The natural reaction to his straight-faced devotion to whatever he’s doing follows a predictable arc: Bemusement,...Show More Summary

Paul Craft Passes Away; Little Big Town Inducted Into Grand Ole Opry; New Music Videos

25 minutes agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Just two weeks after his induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Paul Craft passed away last Saturday at the age of 76. Read the obituary Peter Cooper wrote for The Tennessean. Grand Ole Opry historian Byron Fay recently...Show More Summary

Friday Five: Earl Thomas Conley

31 minutes agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Earl Thomas Conley turns 73 today. The birthday boy has been getting some recent mentions in the media following Blake Shelton’s namedropping the ‘80s superstar in his new “Good Country Song” and describing Somewhere Between Right and Wrong as his favorite album of all time. Show More Summary

Stringbean’s Murderer Gets Parole; Aldean Tops Billboard 200; JD McPherson Releases Covers EP

34 minutes agoMusic / Country : The 9513

John A. Brown, one of the two men convicted in the 1973 murders of Stringbean and Estelle Akeman, has been granted parole. The Tennessean reports that Brown, who had been up for parole six times prior to yesterday’s hearing, when he appeared “before five of the seven members of the Tennessee Board of Parole. Show More Summary

7 Deeply Bizarre Horror Shorts to Watch on YouTube

My own personal Oktoberfest continues, only instead of beer and delicious food, I’m diving headfirst into horror, which sounds kind of unpleasant, come to think of it. Fortunately it’s movies instead of, you know, real-life terror. Anyway,...Show More Summary

Trisha Yearwood Reveals PrizeFighter Cover; Wilco Box Set Due in November; Stream Little Big Town, Devon Allman Albums

37 minutes agoMusic / Country : The 9513

Trisha Yearwood shared the PrizeFighter album cover on her Facebook page. She looks great, but I’m not sure that’s what her corner meant when they told her to keep her hands up. Yearwood, Garth Brooks, Kacey Musgraves, Reba, and Ronnie...Show More Summary

Courtney Love Is Dead Serious About Her $10,000 Stripper Bet With Dave Grohl

Oneofrock-n-roll’sgreatestfeudsendedwithclassandahugearlierthisyear,asCourtneyLoveandDaveGrohlsquashedtheirtwo-decadebeef atNirvana’sRockandRollHallofFameinductionceremonyinApril.Alotofpeoplewonderedifthehugwasjustforshow,andwhetherShow More Summary

Watch This Bizarre, Meta Musical Story About Shia LaBeouf Starring Shia LaBeouf

This video has everything: the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles, dancers in papier-mâché LaBeouf head masks, glitter falling from the ceiling, a Children's Choir singing the words "Shia LaBeouf," and the actor himself sitting alone in the audience watching it all go down.

Here’s A Peppy Supercut Of Every Death In The Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy

47 minutes agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

(NSFWaudio)StarWarsisnotnecessarilynotedfarandwideforitsgrittyviolenceorhighbodycount.ButDiggarguesthatmaybeitshouldbe,withthissupercut.Firstofall,forthosewondering,that’stheopeningtwotracksfromGirlTalk’smash-upalbumFeedTheAnimals.Secondly,yes,theycounteverypossibledeath,andthetotalisprettystaggering.

Newswire: ABC to produce inevitably sexy Phantom Of The Opera update

In an unforgivable slight to Phantom Of The Paradise, ABC is launching a contemporary Phantom Of The Opera update “set in the sexy and cutthroat world of the modern-day music business” as if that wasn’t something that already exists....Show More Summary

PlayStation Store Update

Shadow Warrior, The Legend of Korra, Race the Sun, Escape Goat 2, and more now available on PlayStation Store.

Newswire: Lifetime takes a swing at a Lizzie Borden TV series

Lifetime has decided to turn its original movie Lizzie Borden Took An Ax into an original series starring Christina Ricci, prompting a collective, gleeful cry of “Tina! Bring me the ax!” from middle-aged gay men and your author alike. Show More Summary

Show Preview: Junior Brown for Amplify Atlanta’s Benefit Concert @ Variety Playhouse 10/24

Amplify Atlanta presents celebrated country crooner and double-neck “guit-steel” guitarist Junior Brown in a special charity concert benefitting Intown Collaborative Ministries — a neighborhood-based non-profit dedicated to preventing homelessness and hunger — on Friday, Oct. Show More Summary

Civil War Killed Lebanon's Vinyl Culture

Ernesto Chahoud, owner of Darsko record store, in Beirut Below a canopy of electric wires on a narrow street in Bourj Hamoud, an Armenian neighborhood in east Beirut, a small group of pensioners sit on red plastic chairs outside a corner...Show More Summary

How Johnny Carson Inadvertently Helped Create ‘SNL’ And Molded David Letterman’s Unique Late Night Style

AlatenightTVhost’slegacyisn’tonlyaboutcraftingaskillfulmonologue,executingingeniouscomedybits,andpossessinganeasymannerwithone’sguestsandtheaudience:it’saboutmovingthefencepostsbackandcreatingmorespaceforcomedytolive. Tosome,theaudiencecanseemexpansiveandalmostlimitless,butyoucan’treacheveryoneandsomepeoplehaveever-shiftingrulesaboutwhattheythinkisanacceptabletopicorjoke.

'Avengers: Age of Ultron' Trailer Makes Even Non-Comic Book Fans Geek Out (VIDEO)

Post by Jill Baughman. Kudos to Disney and Marvel for this badass move: The trailer for the highly, highly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron was leaked Wednesday evening. It wasn't supposed to come out until a week later during an episode of S.H.I.E.L.D. Show More Summary

Christopher Nolan Finally Opens Up A Bit About ‘Interstellar’

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : Gamma Squad

Interstellarcomesoutintwoweeks,anditsdirector,ChristopherNolan,hasdonearemarkablejobofkeepingmumaboutwhatit’sallabout.Buteveryonehastoopenupeventually,andNolangetsprettyin-depthinanewinterviewwithTheHollywoodReporter.SomeofthemoreinShow More Summary

The Young Turks Experiment With Exclusive Content for Members

In the wake of the Bill Maher and Ben Affleck debate on radical Islam on “Real Time With Bill Maher” a few weeks ago, The Young Turks streamed an interview between Cenk Uygur and Sam Harris last night, author of Project Reason and another at the desk during that “Real Time” discussion. Show More Summary

Watch Gerard Way Cover Sleater-Kinney’s “I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone” At CMJ

The entire universe, it seems, is ridiculously amped about the coming Sleater-Kinney reunion, and former glam-emo stars are no exception. Gerard Way, the onetime My Chemical Romance frontman who just launched a solo career with his Britpop-inspired album Hesitant Alien, played a CMJ show at New York’s Webster Hall last night. During his set, he [...]

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