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Stardust fest is this weekend at Saint Vitus (lineup updates)

photo: Wolvserpent at Acheron in 2010 (more by Fred Pessaro) Tonight (6/26), the three-day metal festival Stardust begins at Brooklyn's Saint Vitus and continues through Sunday (6/28). Since we last spoke, the lineups have changed a bit. Taake, Bethlehem, Wolvhammer,...

Founding Member of the Seminal Folk Group the Weavers Dead at 88

One of the members of the influential 1950s folk quartet the Weavers died over the weekend. NPR reports that Ronnie Gilbert, the female voice in a group that also included Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Fred Hellerman, died Saturday at.....

Fred Hoiberg's NBA Move Another Sign College Game Has Lost Its Coaching Luster

Last weekend, once it became obvious that Fred "The Mayor" Hoiberg was ending his term at Iowa State to coach the Chicago Bulls, the question that popped into my mind was this: Who's next? Not at Iowa State, where Tim Floyd, Jeff Hornacek, Steve Prohm and current Cyclones assistant T.J. Show More Summary

Deathwish Were the Ultimate 70s Aussie Rock Party Band

Deathwish began in 1976 in ‘the Grotto’, a large barn situated on Bruce "Fred" Friday’s family farm in Moorooduc, outside Melbourne. The Grotto hosted regular weekend jams that turned into late night parties featuring the Coloured Balls...Show More Summary

Associated Press Confuses Jinx's Robert Durst for Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst

Robert Durst, the subject of The Jinx, was arrested over the weekend, and the Associated Press created quite the mishap when they confused Robert for Fred Durst of the band Limp Bizkit. The original press release from the AP read: NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A Louisiana State Police trooper says millionaire Robert Durst has been [...]

The AP confused convicted murder suspect Robert Durst with Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst

On Sunday, 71-year-old real-estate scion Robert Durst was arrested  the same weekend as the finale of "The Jinx," the HBO documentary series about him. But the AP made a critical error in reporting the news –  it confused Robert Durst with Fred Durst, the 44-year-old  former frontman of Limp Bizkit. Show More Summary

Fred Armisen’s 10 Funniest Weekend Update Characters

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : IFC

Before Portlandia, Fred had a knack for driving Seth Meyers crazy.

Harry Potter Reunion Alert! Tom Felton and the Weasleys Are Together Again

4 months agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

Oh, how we wish we could have been at the State Social House in Los Angeles over the weekend. Tom Felton posted a picture of himself with fellow Harry Potter alums James Phelps, Bonnie Wright, and Rupert Grint - aka Fred, Ginny, and Ron Weasley. Show More Summary

Watch: Fred Armisen, Kristen Bell and Miles Teller Spoof 'Birdman'

Even though the 87th Academy Awards are tonight (we'll have the list of winners updated live throughout the night), the weekend already saw another celebration for cinema with the 30th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring achievements in independent filmmaking. Show More Summary

All the News That’s Fit to Paint

For Fred Tomaselli, this weekend’s personal headline is a good one: “Orange County Kid Makes Good.” New York-based since the mid-1980s, the artist has returned home to Southern California for an exhibition of his famous New York Times front page modifications. Show More Summary

Why won’t someone develop a decent Twitter client for the Blackberry?

Image by via CrunchBase On the trip to the parent’s house this weekend, I was bemoaning the fact that Twitterberry is not exactly a stellar Twitter client for the Blackberry.  And I appear to be in good company since Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures complained about the same thing on Friday. So why is […]

DVD: “Last Weekend,” “Tusk,” “Elsa & Fred,” & More!

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

We’re ringing in the new year with a diverse batch of home entertainment releases, from senior citizen rom-com (Elsa & Fred, above) to off-kilter horror (Tusk) to a queer-inclusive drama starring Patricia Clarkson (Last Weekend). Scroll down for the deets!     Tusk ($24.99 Blu-ray, $19.98 DVD; Lionsgate) In this totally off-kilter horror-comedy from filmmaker […]

Garth And Kat Return To 'SNL' For A Hilarious Hanukkah Treat

"Saturday Night Live" celebrated Hanukkah right this weekend with a special visit from musical duo Garth and Kat. Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen returned to the show on Saturday and reprised their hilarious roles as underprepared songwriters. Show More Summary

10 Frames: Hangin' Tuff, Karaoke, Nark at KEXP, and Bottom 40

7 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A sampling of shots from last weekend. Brooklyn Benjestorf A Very Tuff Xmas: Hangin' Tuff debuted their second season at a very festive blow out at Fred Wildlife Refuge. Brand new episodes were aired on massive projection screens inShow More Summary

Chicagoist Weekend Theater: 'The Murder of Fred Hampton'

Our weekend theater is a full-length 1971 documentary called The Murder of Fred Hampton, in honor of the 45th anniversary of the Black Panther Party member's death. [ more › ]

Body Stuff playing full-band (mem Mutilation Rites, ex-Today Is The Day) w/ Corrections House; MR playing w/ Black Breath

by Rob Sperry-Fromm Curran Reynolds w/ Today is the Day at MDF 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro) Eyehategod/Neurosis/etc-related supergroup Corrections House will kick off their previously-discussed tour with Statiqbloom this weekend. As discussed that tour hits NYC for a sweet...

Former Redskins player Fred Smoot arrested on domestic assault charge

7 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Former Washington Redskins defensive back Fred Smoot was arrested over the weekend and charged with domestic assault. Police were summoned to an Ashburn, Va., home at around 11 a.m. Sunday, a spokesman for the Loudoun County sheriff’s office said. The alleged victim told police that her boyfriend had grabbed her during an altercation and Smoot […]

Fred Jackson questionable, Sammy Watkins probable for Thursday night

The Bills got running back Fred Jackson back in the lineup against the Chiefs last weekend after he missed a game because of a groin injury, but Jackson didn’t play a prominent role in the team’s loss. His role for Thursday night in Miami is up in the air. Jackson practiced on a limited basis…

Pygmy Lush going on weekend tour w/ Pink Wash, who also have dates w/ Ought, Soupcans, Girlpool & more

Pygmy Lush at Saint Vitus in 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro) Pygmy Lush, the folk/post-rock collective with members of screamo bands pg.99 and City of Caterpillar, are going a short tour this weekend with Pink Wash, the new-ish band wit...

Why Is the New York Times Diagramless Crossword So Coy?

This weekend’s New York Times Magazine features a profile of Viola Davis, a much-discussed meditation on “The Death of Adulthood in American Culture,” and a diagramless crossword puzzle by Fred Piscop. Diagramless crosswords, or “diagramlesses,”...Show More Summary

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