On the TFT Podcast, we listen to and discuss “Paul’s Boutique” by the Beastie Boys. Episode 221: Girl Talk and Three Pitbulls originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]
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The Tony Award winner injected Charles Dickens, Dr. Seuss and the Beastie Boys into her apology speech.
CUE THE BEASTIE BOYS SONG: Sabotage in Cleveland: The Melania Trump Speech, claims Steve Schale, who served on Obama’s 2008 and 2012 campaigns in Florida: I’ve written a fair number of speeches in my career. Anyone worth their salt who has written understands the intentional nature of speechwriting — particularly a speech designed to be delivered […]
Beastie Boys' Mike D has launched a new show on Apple Music's Beats 1 radio. “The Echo Chamber” premiered yesterday, apparently from his Malibu pool house, with the first instalment of a two-part chat with Ezra Koenig. (The second will air tomorrow on Ezra’s “Time Crisis.”) Listen to clips below. Show More Summary
Beastie Boys’ Mike D is the latest artist to get a show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 radio station. He announced the news on Zane Lowe’s show earlier today. It’s called “The Echo Chamber,” and the debut episode is this Friday, July 15 at 3 p.m. Show More Summary
The Echo Chamber, a "freeform" program, with premiere this Friday.
Today in an interview with Zane Lowe on Apple Music’s Beats 1, former Beastie Boy Mike D announced that — in addition to working on the Beastie Boys memoir with co-founder Adam Horowitz and designing expensive accessories — he will begin hosting The Echo Chamber, a biweekly show on Beats 1, set to premiere this […]
When Mike D phones up Rolling Stone on a Tuesday afternoon he gives a one-word answer as to what he's been up to: writing. "I'm taking a break to call you," he says. The MC is deep in the process of crafting a long-promised Beastie Boys memoir with co-founder Adam...
Yesterday on the blog, we covered one-name artists, but let's not forget about the less popular "first name, last initial" artists. A few come to mind like Sheila E, Stacey Q, Mike D of the Beastie Boys and Kenny G (groan) and.... well, Canada had Gary O'.
Dev Hynes described his third LP under his Blood Orange moniker as something "like my version of [The Beastie Boys'] Paul's Boutique." It's that and plenty more: Opening with a butter-smooth R&B chorale that segues into a poetry-slam jazz collage using Ashlee Haze's incandescent "For Colored Girls (The Missy Elliott...
The first Star Trek Beyond trailer was not well-received by fans, and even actor and co-writer Simon Pegg was unhappy with how it presented the film. The Beastie Boys soundtrack gave it a […]
In the new trailer for Star Trek Beyond, The Beastie Boys are out and Rihanna is in. The first trailer for the franchise film really leaned into James T. Kirk’s love of “Sabotage” by The Beastie Boys, while the second calmed things down a bit with a more somber, more dramatic, less-“Sabotage” vibe. Show More Summary
The first trailer for Star Trek Beyond was criticized for its decision to use the Beastie Boys as the soundtrack. The final trailer also goes to the pop music well, though the tone is a little different.
Between 1980 and 1994, Laura Levine photographed more than 500 bands and musicians for outlets ranging from Rolling Stone to influential punk magazine New York Rocker, where she worked as photo editor. Though she shot many live shows, Levine is best known for her expressive portraits, taken in her Chinatown apartment or Soho loft, or...
Stand by for the celebrity-designer partnerships, limited-edition lines, and capsule collections, all about to hit a shop near you this summer.
Kempt Staff Take a look at Mike D. x Clare V., after the jump...
Just last week — and in time for Father's Day — Clare V. released a capsule collection created by Beastie Boy Mike D (also known as Michael Diamond). And while it sounds a bit random, this isn't the first time the New York City rapper has dabbled in design. About four years ago, he... Continue reading
Beastie Boys’ Mike D has teamed with designer Clare V. for a new range of “grown man” bags, Billboard reports. Priced at $525 (or, for the “grey pebble” edition, $625), the canvas totes are on sale now. “I was showing up at the studio...Show More Summary