After several nights of this convention crap, our eyes and ears and general faces have somewhat glazed over. We are Instacarting vodka and occasionally just screaming “Oh god, these people are horrible! Why are they all so horrible?” into the void (aka Twitter). But then, last night, like a beautiful breath of fresh air, came
Tiger Blood of the Daily Beast has an interesting scoop: A multi-level marketer who peddles pseudoscience—and whose product is endorsed by America’s leading conspiracy theorist—is scheduled to speak in a primetime slot Wednesday at the Republican National Convention. Show More Summary
If you haven’t heard of RNC speaker Michelle Van Etten, it might be because you’re sane. Van Etten, reports The Daily Beast, is the owner of Youngevity, a company that sells nutritional supplements that Van Etten improbably claims improve health and even fight cancer. This article was originally...
Van Etten, 42, revealed on Monday that, actually, she has zero employees as a "multi-level marketer" at a dubious nutritional company.
i love this song, and i love sharon, and while i was a bit nervous of this cover, she does it beautifully. this is for an amazon kids program gortimer gibbon’s life on normal street and a bunch of great folks have contributed to the soundtrack, liz phair, the mountain goats and deer tick. Show More Summary
Andrew Bird and Conor Oberst also lend a hand to the Amazon kids series.
Gortimer Gibbons Life on Normal Street is one of many Amazon shows for kids you likely never realized existed, but today it offers something for all ages. Tied to the release of the second half of the second season, Sharon Van Etten, Conor Oberst, Andrew Bird, and the Avett Brothers ... More »
Sharon Van Etten covered the Flaming Lips’ song “Do You Realize??” for the final episode of the Amazon Original Series Gortimer Gibbon’s Life On Normal Street. Pitchfork premiered the cover today, alongside Conor Obert’s cover of Bill Withers’ “Lean On Me,” Andrew Bird’s take on Ben E. King’s “Stand By Me,” and the Avett Brothers’ […]
The Amazon Original Series “Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street” is wrapping up with season 2B, which is out tomorrow. The show’s final episodes feature a series of covers. Sharon Van Etten sings the Flaming Lips’ “Do You Realize??,” Conor Oberst does Bill Withers’ “Lean On Me,” Andrew Bird covers Ben E. Show More Summary
Kurt Vile is the latest artist to cover a version of the Squidbillies theme song for the Adult Swim cartoon. (Last week, we heard Father John Misty’s rendition, and this season is also set to include Sharon Van Etten and the B-52s.) You can hear his take on the song plus watch a short behind-the-scenes […]
Forthcoming season will also feature renditions from Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten, the B-52's, and more.
This season, the Adult Swim cartoon Squidbillies has recruited a crew of indie rock heavy hitters, including Sharon Van Etten and Kurt Vile, to record a different version of the show’s theme music for every episode. And for the season premiere, they’ve brought in Father John Misty to do a rollicking country-rock version of that […]
Last month, Father John Misty, Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten, the B-52’s, Jimmy Cliff, and Rebecca Schiffman were announced as some of the acts who will cover the “Squidbillies” theme song for the Adult Swim show’s upcoming season. The first episode airs on Sunday, July 10 at 11:30 p.m. Show More Summary
On Saturday, iconic Manhattan record store Other Music closed its doors after more than 20 years in the business. The store celebrated its closing with a show at NYC's Bowery Ballroom, where Yo La Tengo, Sharon Van Etten, Yoko Ono, Bill...Show More Summary
Adult Swim cartoon Squidbillies has a different artist cover the theme song every week — past participants have included Lambchop, Neko Case, and King Khan & the Shrines, among many others — and the next season’s roster of guest performers has been announced, as Paste points out. Father John Misty, Kurt Vile, Sharon Van Etten, […]
Adult Swim’s long-running cartoon “Squidbillies” returns for a new season on July 10. Historically, a new musician plays a rendition of the theme song for each episode. In the past, Neko Case, Lambchop, and Band of Horses have contributed their talents to the program. Show More Summary
Other Music waved goodbye with this five-hour farewell show. Continue reading…
Chris Van Etten is one good looking Marine. He served in Afghanistan with honor. Both his parents were in the military and that was what Chris always wanted to do.
Jockey celebrates the confident individual for its new underwear campaign, Show ‘Em What’s Underneath. US Marine veteran Chris Van Etten and adoptive father Michael Cottone appear in the advertisement, sharing their stories. Jockey senior...Show More Summary
On June 25, the Manhattan record store Other Music will shut its doors. On June 28 at Bowery Ballroom, several musicians will come together to wave goodbye to the institution, which has been in business at 15 E. 4th St. since 1995. The...Show More Summary