Stephen Morris

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2013

    The Five Wierdest References to Joy Division in Pop Culture

    Last night, one of the most renowned post-punk bassists of all time sat in with The Roots on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. I can't think of a more random gathering of talents under one roof, though admittedly this sort of thing does seem to happen on Fallon. When the little romantically subversive ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Aryan Brotherhood of Texas Membership Is Climbing In North Texas, Law Enforcement Officials Say

    Every law enforcement agency in North Texas has descended on Kaufman County in the past several days following the murder of District Attorney Mike McLelland and his wife, Cynthia, at their home. The couple was found by a concerned friend around 6:45 p.m. on Saturday night, according to a search war ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    The Daily Fail: Tribute Bands

    Tribute bands... ugh. From Jason Bonham's Zeppelin Experience to Peter Hook's, I guess, Joy Division Experience, the tribute band is a big sad ball of has-been. Or in Bonham's case, a never was.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    The Top 10 Reissues of 2008

    It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again. BILLY JOEL The Stranger (Columbia/Legacy) As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2008
  • Culture

    September 21, 2000

    Almost Famous

    Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell isn't Carrie Bradshaw. Like, really.