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Weird Al Earns a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Friday - Jun 23, 2017 Industry News

Weird Al has been on the scene longer than most people reading this have likely been alive.  He was basically an elite YouTube star before the internet was even around, creating a popular culture persona through the interconnected mediums available at the time, such as syndicated radio, public broadcast television, cassette tapes, and ultimately television, the […]

Nervous Father Talks Non-Committal Son's Birthday Request

Wednesday - Jun 7, 2017 Satire

Don't get me wrong.  I love my son with all my heart.  It's just that I work two jobs, six days a week... His birthday was coming back around.  I quit trying long ago to surprise him or beat around the bush and sneak hints out of him about what he might want.  Now I […]

8 Classic Video Game Songs From the Actual Golden Era

Tuesday - May 30, 2017 Culture

There's countless lists like these out there, where a ton of people who never played an hour of vidya their whole lives try to help you remember the Mario Bros theme or that one Tetris song.  I'm not going to do you like that.  I'm going to take you back to the true gems from the […]

Aerosmith Earned More Money from Guitar Hero Than Their Albums

Sunday - May 28, 2017 Interesting

Aerosmith was one of the indisputable gods of American hard rock in the ‘70s. They also came back from the brink of drugs and despair to have a total renaissance in the late ‘80s. Add these eras together, and you’re looking at a band that made a ton of cash through album sales. At least, […]

Nanoguitar, the Guitar Smaller Than a Human Blood Cell!

Wednesday - May 24, 2017 Science

We’re practically trained to think of guitars as big, shiny instruments meant to capture the eye. Sometimes, a guitar can even call more attention than the person noodling on its neck. And while these weapons of musical extravagance do command attention when wielded upon the stage, the most attention-worthy guitar in existence may be the […]

Top 10 Reasons Being a Pop Star Sucks

Tuesday - May 9, 2017 Satire

You thought this was something you wanted?  Do you dream about 100,000 raving fans a night, plus the few throwing water and lighters at you?  Well, guess again, because here are the Top 10 reasons being a pop star sucks... 1. Riders & Planes People think it's cute to make fun of us for this, […]