Category Archives: News

Courtney Love plays “Celebrity Skin” with 1,500-person backing band: Watch

It’s the 20th anniversary of Hole’s 1998 album, Celebrity Skin, and Courtney Love is celebrating with a group of roughly 1,500 people. In July, she teamed up with that many guitarists, drummers, and singers at Florence’s Artemio Franchi Stadium for a performance of hit single “Celebrity Skin”, with proceeds benefitting Italian non-profit Only the Brave Foundation and

Five Fun Facts You Never Knew About Halloween

Forty years ago, director John Carpenter and co-writer Debra Hill terrorized audiences with Halloween. Starring Donald Pleasance and a then-unknown Jamie Lee Curtis, the indie horror went on to conquer the box office and change the genre forever. Much has been said and written about the film and its production, from documentaries to podcasts to countless editorials,

Saturday Night Live Highlights: Paul Simon Bids Farewell with Bridge over Troubled Water

Something — well, a lot of things — felt broken about the first two weeks of Saturday Night Live’s 44th season. And while last night’s episode by no means put all worries to bed, I’m sure Lorne Michaels and cast are sleeping a bit easier this morning. Weekend Update punched its weight again, old friends

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson break up: Report

Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s relationship has ended almost as quickly as it began. According to TMZ, the 25-year-old pop singer and 24-year-old SNL comedian have broken up, calling off their engagement of five months. Grande and Davidson announced their engagement in May — just a few weeks after they began dating. Soon after, the

Prince’s estate serves Trump with cease and desist over use of “Purple Rain” at rallies

President Donald Trump has a history of pissing off iconic musicians by playing their music at his rallies without permission. Steven Tyler served Trump with a cease and desist over the summer for his use of Aerosmith’s songs, and The Rollings Stones have been trying to get their music off his speakers since he was

TV Review: Mike Flanagan’s The Haunting of Hill House Screams of Stephen King

The Pitch: Shirley Jackson’s The Haunting of Hill House is one of the few horror stories that’s held in the same regard as A Farewell to Arms, The Catcher in the Rye, or even The Great Gatsby. Since its 1959 publication, the gothic novel has influenced heavyweights such as Master of Horror Stephen King and

André 3000 and Robert Pattinson get sucked into a black hole in first trailer for High Life: Watch

One of our favorite films out of this year’s Toronto International Film Festival was Claire Denis’ surreal sci-fi stunner, High Life. Starring Robert Pattinson, who’s on an impeccable run of indie darlings (see: Good Time, The Lost City of Z, and Damsel), the film follows a bunch of convicts enlisting in an experimental voyage that