The universe sometimes works in mysterious ways. But other times it's just way too obvious. The facts below may seem too good to be true, and somehow chalking them up to mere coincidence doesn't do them justice. All we can say is that you just might not be able to handle these truths. Show More Summary
“Greater Mass,” the heavy-fisted debut song off Many Arms’ new album Suspended Definition (a little jazz pun for you there), is built on a violent dialogue between electric guitar and saxophone, two instruments that equally revolutionized the eras in which they were introduced. Show More Summary
There are two undeniable truths about Americans: We love guns and television is the foundation of our modern culture. This being the case, it’s no surprise that many of our favorite shows, from Archer to Breaking Bad to True Detective focus heavily on guns and the people who use them. But who is the top gunslinger on television?
Emerson Hart likes to refer to his songs as snapshots, and those pictures aren't always pretty. The first single off Beauty in Disrepair, the Tonic frontman's second solo album, is an intimate glimpse into a crumbling relationship. Luckily...Show More Summary
Hannah Hart most likely very often gets confused with Katniss Everdeen, because the girl is on fire. The twentysomething amateur chef, apt musician, budding author, and burgeoning motion picture star uploaded her very first My Drunk Kitchen video to YouTube on March 16, 2011. Show More Summary
Robbie Fulks’ 1996 debut album may have been titled Country Love Songs but the type of country music he was creating was miles away from contemporary genre fare. With songs about a drug overdose, the Pennsylvania pork mush known as scrapple...Show More Summary
Southern Gothic Americana singer-songwriter PonyBoy—a.k.a. Marchelle Bradanini—released her new EP, The Devil In Me, earlier this week. The A.V. Club has the premiere of the hazy, swoony video for that record’s title track below. The record’s available now via iTunes, and PonyBoy will play one show down in Austin, Texas during SXSW. More info on that appearance is here. Source
We didn’t cover the last awesome single from this beautiful band. That was a mistake. But luckily no one put us in blog jail so we’re still around, and they released another. Here it is. Future Islands is a band I wish I’d discovered earlier. This North Carolina-bred, Baltimore-based trio manages to hit just about [...]
In anticipation of its upcoming U.S. premiere at South By Southwest, a clip of the new Jimi Hendrix biopic, All Is By My Side, has been released. The film stars Outkast’s André Benjamin, and made headlines last year when it was announced that none of Hendrix’s actual music would be used, due the Hendrix estate’s lack of support for the film. Show More Summary
When tipster Robert sent us this video yesterday and proclaimed it to be “one of the biggest high school hockey hits you’ll ever see,” I scoffed and replied, “I’ll be the judge of that, pal.” After all, I watch so much footage of high...Show More Summary
St. Vincent’s much-loved new self-titled album is out in the world now, and now a few associated tracks are finding their way to the internet. The zippy and lively “Del Rio,” for instance, is a B-side on the European “Digital Witness” single and a bonus track on the Japanese edition of the album, and now [...]
Dynamic Chicago hip-hop duo The Guys (blood brothers Heavy Smelly and Fya Starta) – still smoldering in the embers of their fantastic, style-hopping one-two-three punch of loosies – are kind of an enigma. Chicago hip-hop fans longing...Show More Summary
Does the trailer for the new Annie make you want to sing? Are Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis racing towards the altar? Which films snapped up the most nominations for the 2014 MTV Movie Awards?
Coming off two incredibly strong episodes, Survivor Cagayan delivered not quite as much suspense or surprise, but still a strong episode with lots of "what?!" moments. (Also, last night's episode had some special meaning for me.) Has...Show More Summary
Naomi Sakr's Transformations in Egyptian Journalism (I.B. Tauris, 2013), should be required reading for American public diplomacy specialists who want to engage Egyptians through the media. Bilingual Sakr, a media policy professor at...Show More Summary
Nailed it perfectly! Performing something like this without mods or cheats in Grand Theft Auto V is really impressive. And RedKeyMon's other bike stunts deny gravity just like the one above. Read more...
Community’s Joel McHale and Jim Rash have finally followed up on their True Detective tease with the full parody video and I must say it’s one of the finest segments The Soup’s has ever produced. The production value alone. If you’re...Show More Summary
Self-Release 2013 Self-produced and self-released at the tail end of 2013, with Atomic Stuff Promotion simply stepping in to offer up a kind hand of support, "Ritagli Di Tempo" is the first full-length release from Italian rock trio Klem. Show More Summary
Once again, Pete Holmes shows off his favorite fictional games, and while some of them might sound horrible (I don't even wanna touch something called Middle-Age Mutant Ninja Turtles!), some have potential: Read more...
The last things that come to one's mind when playing Rust are its relaxing ecosystem and Mother Nature (well, unless you count all those naked characters). And while the game might not have a calm narrator, here's YouTuber Penal Cast, and a funny, Planet Earth-ish take on the otherwise intense sandbox game. Read more...