Buoyant, dynamic, raw, sometimes boyish, sometimes mature always accomplished, Start Making A Scene are all these things.
With stellar songwriting, crisp but heavy production, and roadkill vocals, the Burden Brothers prove that rock can still rock.
Incubus throws a Light Grenade and I gleefully throw myself on it, for the benefit of the one person who might read this review.
I wanted the best and thanks to a new box set I’ve gotten the best — of KISS’ live performances, that is.
On his own, Jerry Garcia is far more eclectic and perhaps even more eccentric than was his most famous band, even at its most extreme.
BitTorrent's back, Twisted Black, Thom Yorke in today's update.
Digital media music and video downloads and streams.
Cakewalk's latest version of its flagship Sonar recording program packs boatloads of features to explore.
CHICAGO: The 10th Anniversary Edition captures the sounds that made CHICAGO the Broadway hit that is.
Concept albums, when well written, can be very powerful and even cathartic experiences.
Never has an album lived up to its title so strongly.
Taylor Hicks, must make himself proud. The rest of the pieces will fall as they should.
From this performance alone you can see the influence The Who had on heavy metal and punk rock.
Strage and scary, weird and wonderful, what are your dreams?
It's a slow but magical pursuit.
The New 7 Wonders of the World campaign seeks to put a new face of an old concept.
The inner-slut mentality of neofeminism has done so much to harm women, you'd think it would have come from a misogynist.
We have the time to be informed about policy options, so why don't we use it?
A double dose of goodness, post-turkey edition.
Poptarts painting town nightly.
Remember that Santa knows when you’re flipping off the man behind the registration desk at Delta.
mental_floss question of the day.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 30, 2006
Three films that show how the East Germans thought the West was won.
This action-adventure flick just may be the greatest Christmas movie ever made, and here's why...
... most experts and political activists agree that over 400 young Mexican women have been kidnapped, raped, murdered, and tossed out into the desert...
A second Godzilla rampages through Japan.
One of the best outings ever for the big guy.
We have closure on the Ducky-Gibbs riff and a deepening of the Tony storyline, all cozily nestled in a macabre story...
Well, to tell you the truth, there is another woman and I like her better.
The Conservative Party of Canada exists to conserve itself and what it believes in.
A post-Thanksgiving list of things to be grateful for.
Palestinians can see for themselves who are their friends.
I know the cold shoulder and I can tell you Iraq has just blown us off.
China's military might is overblown. But their economic reach is already global, and it's backed by a pragmatically amoral diplomacy.
The latest threat to American civilization? A member of Congress using a Koran instead of a Bible at his swearing-in ceremony.
Canadians could see major political changes after "Super Saturday"
Sunnis and Christians should share power with Hezbollah to end the crisis in Lebanon.
How about coming within the actual city limits of Miami and actually seeing this town before condemning it?
On Michael Richards, Tennie Pierce, and other Kafkaesque buffoonery.
Defeat in Iraq is not an option... but nuclear genocide is!
Let's salute Brandon Mayfield for fighting the good fight, but let's still keep an eye on him and others like him when their actions merit it.
Advice on those who want to spend a little extra on a cigar.
With the ability to stand between our wine and our enjoyment, cork taint can really contaminate the drinking experience.
Beaujolais nouveau is an annual treat.
Using tobacco to blow just a little bit of smoke.
Many people - not just those with allergies - find organic wines better tasting, healthier, and good for the environment.
Tuesday was The Bus' father's last stop.
Wherein I get flattened at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Rd.
"As for noir - I define it as dreamers who become schemers."
A look back at the life of Astronomer and Author Carl Sagan a decade after his death.