Of all the legendary figures and over-the-top characters to come out of New York's '70s punk scene, there were few who were more influential than Richard Hell -- and probably none who were as mercurial. He was a founding member of three groundbreaking bands -- Television, the Heartbreakers, and his ... More >>
Following last Friday's yearly tribute to the Replacements at First Ave--this year's headline featured a star-studded performance of the Replacements' debut album, Sorry Ma, I Forgot To Take Out The Trash--we thought it would be interesting to dig through the CityPages archives and look at some o ... More >>
Gimme Noise gave up watching Hollywood movie awards ceremonies some time back, and Al Pacino is one of the reasons why. Al Pacino is awesome, but these days, Al Pacino is also old, out-of-sorts, bedraggled, confused. Spiffed and tailored and rattily tuxed, Al Pacino isn't aware that even though n ... More >>
Even after a life of dangerous behavior and a protracted murder trial, the truth is still shocking-- the legendary producer will die in prison.
Fortunately, the French are already masters in the fine art of eye-rolling.
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