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This short film by Spike Jonze is like Toy Story (but starring books and fellatio) [Animation]

3 years agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Being John Malkovich director Spike Jonze — who recently directed that action-figure extravaganza for The Beastie Boys — has now collaborated with designer Olympia Le-Tan's and director Simon Cahn to animate 3,000 pieces of felt. Mo...

Record Store Day Announces Black Friday Releases

Record Store Day announced their Black Friday releases yesterday. The list includes a book for Beastie Boys’ Hot Sauce Committee Part Two, a 40th anniversary edition of Imagine and a box set of the Nevermind singles.

Spike Jonze’s New Stop Motion Animation with Designer Olympia Le-Tan

Director Spike Jonze has collaborated on film projects with everyone from The Beastie Boys to Jay-Z and Kanye West (their video “Otis”), but he’s teaming up with a fashion maven this time — handbag designer Olympia Le-Tan. They’re currently working on a fantastic stop-motion animation, Mourir Aupres de Toi (To Die By Your Side), which [...]

What Brains, Eggs, and the Beastie Boys Have in Common

If it all sounds strange and perhaps a little bit insane, rest assured that the food world is taking this thing seriously

Shopify raises $15M to expand online shopping platform

3 years agoTechnology : GigaOM

Shopify, the online shopping platform, has helped power more than 15,000 e-commerce store fronts including shops for Angry Birds, the Beastie Boys, General Electric and Tesla Motors. Now, the Ottawa company is announcing it's raised $15 million in a Series B round.

Youth Crew Tuesday: Beastie Boys Polly Wog Stew EP

I know I've grumpled about the definition of youth crew in past installments of YCT, but lately I just can't get enough of the first Beastie Boys record. This 7" EP is probably no secret to those who like early hardcore or the Beastie Boys, but there's something magical contained within these grooves that must be noted. Show More Summary

Stan Lee Will Fight! For Their Rights! To Co-NAN!!!

3 years agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Of course, that’s Stan Lee Media and not Stan The Man himself, but the whole phonetic use of the Beastie Boys “(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (to Party)”  didn’t work without it. What is surprising is that SLMI is fighting to get the Conan rights back in spite of the utter box office bombing [...]

Thou, The Body, Alkahest and Argonauts played ABC No Rio (pics & video)

by BBG Thou @ ABC No Rio DIY mainstay ABC No Rio erupted on Saturday afternoon (10/8) when Thou played a cover of Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" (video below), though by the time they launched into said cover the packed and...

'Top Chef Just Desserts' recap: Size Matters

Welcome back to Top Chef: Just Desserts, where just because Ad Rock has left the building doesn't mean that the Beastie Boys references have to stop. Why waste such gold material as: "Matthew took home the Brass Monkey" or "The judges...Show More Summary

Limited Edition Beastie Boys Sneakers to Benefit Prop 8 Films

Beastie Boys have been kicking lyrics straight to our brains for 25 years and they still know how to be creative. Now you can own a pair of limited edition Converse with never before seen photographs of the hip-hop trio.

Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Guests on Cooking TV Show, Holds Special Contest

In a bizarre twist, Adam Horovitz, better known as Beastie Boys emcee King Ad-Rock (the one with the higher, nasally delivery), unexpectedly popped up on Bravo's cooking competition show Top Chef: Just Desserts, an spinoff of the popular series.

Ad-Rock Brings The Beastie Boys Pantry To 'Top Chef: Just Desserts'...

Reality TV Magazine: Week six of Top Chef: Just Desserts finds the chefs facing the savory/sweet challenge. A wrench is thrown into the works though when Ad-Rock from Beastie Boys shows up to infuse a bit of sampling into their creations. Show More Summary

Ad-Rock Of The Beastie Boys Makes PB&J (And Nutella) On Top Chef: Just Desserts

Last night’s episode of Bravo cooking show Top Chef: Just Desserts was Beastie Boys-themed, as contestants had to prepare concessions for a street art fair using ingredients mentioned in Beastie rhymes—two that they chose for themselves, and one each that was chosen for them by their competitors in the “Sabotage” round. (Get it?) The theme [...]

Online poll: Pick just one act to represent '80s this year at Rock Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland has announced the nominees for its Class of 2012, and low and behold, there are some '80s acts on the list. Which ones? How about Joan Jett, the Cure, Heart, the Beastie Boys (above) and Guns N Roses? In fact, it might be the biggest list of 80s nominees to date. Show More Summary

Top Chef Just Desserts Recap: Beastie Boys’ Ad-Rock Sabotages The Chefs

Week Six of Top Chef: Just Desserts finds the chefs facing the savory/sweet challenge. A wrench is thrown into the works though when Ad-Rock from Beastie Boys shows up to infuse a bit of sampling into their creations. Keep reading to find out who impressed Ad-Rock and who was sent packing. The Quick Fire As [...]

Watch Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock on TV Cooking Competition

Stereogum points out that Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock recently appeared on an episode of the Bravo cooking competition TV show "Just Desserts," introducing a challenge for the contestants that involved cooking with foods referenced in Beastie Boys songs. The clip of his appearance is below.

Watch Ad-Rock On Top Chef Just Desserts

3 years agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

There are somehow many, many TV shows on cable about people who make dessert foods. Last night, though, only one of those shows had one of the Beastie Boys on it. For some reason, the King Ad-Rock appeared on the most recent episode of the Top Chef offshoot Just Desserts, causing the contestants involved to [...]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees include Joan Jett, Beastie Boys

3 years agoNews : BlogPost

From a list of 15 nominees, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will accept five of the best musical acts to enter the Cleveland museum’s hallowed halls as honorees in October. This list contains some of the best 1980s acts, including Joan...Show More Summary

GNR, Heart, Beastie Boys And Joan Jett Top The List Of 2012 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

With all of this in mind, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is actually pretty impressive. Which is probably why we clamor and debate every year over who will be in and who will be out. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released its list of potential inductees today.

Donovan's Uphill Battle: This Year's Rock Hall of Fame Nominees...

The nominees, via the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Beastie Boys The Cure Donovan Eric B. & Rakim Guns ‘N Roses Heart Joan Jett and the Blackhearts Freddie King Laura Nyro Red Hot Chili Peppers Rufus with Chaka Khan The Small Faces/The...Show More Summary

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