Tag Archives: Fires

SNL fires Shane Gillis following racist, homophobic jokes

Mere days after being hired as a cast member, Shane Gillis has been let go by Saturday Night Live. The decision follows the resurfacing of troubling videos last week showing the comedian using racist and homophobic language in his podcast, Matt and Shane’s Secret Podcast.  “After talking with Shane Gillis, we have decided that he

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler is officially a Canadian citizen

On the Neon Bible track “Windowsill”, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler sang, “I don’t wanna live in America no more.” Now the frontman’s wish has been granted: Butler is officially a Canadian citizen. The citizenship ceremony took place on Tuesday and saw Butler aptly sporting a full denim Canadian tuxedo. “Very Honored to finally be a Canadian Citizen

Wallows on Crazy Bus Fires, Backstage Board Games, and Being in a Band with Famous Actors

Kyle Meredith With… Wallows Download | Listen via Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | Radio Public Wallows gives Kyle Meredith a call to share the backstory on their debut album, Nothing Happens, which traces back 10 years and multiple band names. We also hear the story of their crazy bus fire, a board game video series they do with bands they

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler on “Disco Town Halls” and Affecting Change Through Music

Kyle Meredith With… Arcade Fire Listen and subscribe via iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | YouTube | RSS Arcade Fire’s Will Butler speaks with Kyle Meredith about “the disco town halls” he’s been hosting during the band’s latest North American tour. Butler, who recently earned a mid-career masters degree in public administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School, views the events as an opportunity to

Arcade Fire’s Will Butler trips and injures ankle, keeps playing

Arcade Fire may be an arena-playing, household name now, but fame doesn’t seem to have gotten to their heads — they aren’t any less committed to their fans and their music than when they were on the come-up. For the disbelievers, look no further than the band’s concert at Virginia’s Jiffy Lube Live last Friday,

'Yes We All Care': Pearl Jam Fires Back at Melania Trump

A coat worn by first lady Melania Trump earlier this week has brought out criticism from Pearl Jam. One day after Trump was photographed in a jacket with the message “I really don’t care. Do U?” Jill Vedder, the wife of singer Eddie Vedder, wore a coat bearing the words, “Yes, we all care. Y