Rom-coms used to be a cash cow -- and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Adam Sandler is successful because he's lazy.
The Bye Bye 17 musician brilliantly reinvents himself on his latest record
When Kurt Cobain took his own life in 1994, after the initial shock and sorrow faded away, what I was left with was a deep concern and sympathy for his baby daughter, Frances Bean, who was only a year old at the time. Not only would she grow up without a father in her life (and constantly be ... More >>
Let's cut right to the chase. The Strokes? The Strokes are not back, not in the sense that Bob Dylan stalker-types fire up a new Bob Dylan record and nod and purse their lips and say "Bob's back, man." The Strokes are back in a back-home-a-couple-years-after-stepping-out-for-a-pack-of-Marlboros w ... More >>
Hughes backstage at Betsey JohnsonSure, we can look through fashion magazines to get a glimpse of the latest beauty trends, but why not go directly to the source? Having worked backstage at New York Fashion Week for years creating the hairstyles that inspire trends on main street America mo ... More >>
"Every Never Is Now" tour with P.O.S. ripping through the country
"I don't mean to be immodest, but we may be the best troupe of touring jump-ropers in the contiguous United States."
The Uptown Bar closes its doors, Estate appears on Gossip Girl, M.anifest releases new music & the Suicide Commandos get their own day.
Sean Tillman never stops living the American Dream
A sitcom about hipsters who strike out for L.A. to make it big? This'll test the showman's acting range.
The rough-and-tumble Roller Girls punch, smack, and kick their way to victory at the rink
A new take on Jesse James tops this week's pop culture picks
By Our Critics
Movie mogul taps into his inner child for 'Mimzy'
Who needs rock when you can sit down and watch someone else talk about why music rocks?
Joan Allen makes it look hard in 'Yes'
A film critic sends a fan letter to the Farrelly brothers
From the garbage house to the club with P.O.S. and his Doomtree crew
Patti Smith nominates Ralph Nader; Penelope Houston stumps for Howard Dean; Liz Phair endorses copulating barbies
Charlie's Angels fly off the summer-movie radar in 'Full Throttle'
Are women ready for Minnesota guys who spend $5,000 a year on boutique clothing--and aren't ashamed to talk about it?
A band called !!! plays music from the other eighties
Donnie Darko pumps up the volume of Reagan/Bush-era angst
Amélie Directs Our Attention to the Beauty of Everyday Details
In praise of the spunk, the spark, the preternatural cinematic luminosity of Drew Barrymore
Celebrity supernova Jennifer Lopez opens her mouth and makes the world a sadder and lonelier place
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is well-balanced to a fault
Jiggle TV becomes James Bond for girls--and boys--in the new Charlie's Angels
Queer indies broke ground at San Francisco's gay/lesbian film fest. But will they come out in the Twin Cities?