Lots of Top Chef QuickFires and elimination challenges are sponsored by brands (it's a TV show, product placement happens), but this week was especially annoying.
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Truvia sponsored the QuickFire, and the prize for the Eliminatio ... More >>
Is Nervous Curtains' new video for "Wired to Make Waves" a commentary on child labor? Hallucinatory tale about the dangers of a life in the magic biz? Carnivàle with the rabbit from Donnie Darko? The answer is: Maybe.
Shot in part at Canton Co-op by Justin Wilson, who also did their 2010 video fo ... More >>
When a new, hyped-up rapper appears on the charts, I play a game in which I compare a rapper with others on the charts and judge whether they positively contribute to the hip hop. I call that game "What's! Their! Niche!!!"
Today's contestant is ... Mac Miller from Pittsburgh! Come on dooown!
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Ray and Peter LekGotta give props to the DIY A.W.E.S.O.M.E. RobotBravo, Dallas, you had some amazing costumes this weekend. Not to sound like a pretentious dickhead, but going through the photos...we're impressed. It's no small feat to make a good costume for Halloween, and even more exciting whe ... More >>
It's a dangerous world out there.
Some of these foods are scary; some create tooth, skin or jaw damage. We're not talking about the unhealthy monstrosities in the fast-food world or the trans-fat-laden chain-restaurant menus. For the purposes of this list, we're picking a choice bunch of oversi ... More >>