Willie Nelson performs at Beto O’Rourke campaign rally: Watch

With less than six weeks to go until the November 6th midterm elections, Texas Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke staged a massive rally in Austin on Saturday night. The rally featured Texas music legend Willie Nelson, marking his first-ever public performance in support of an active candidate. During his brief set, Nelson debuted a new song […]

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TV Review: Saturday Night Live Gets Bailed Out by Guests in Season Premiere

Shows that have been on the air for 43 years shouldn’t be sweating bullets come season premiere time. And I doubt that Lorne Michaels, the writers, or the cast and crew of Saturday Night Live were second-guessing themselves in the lead-up to last night’s return. Sure, Chevy Chase, one of the original Not Ready for Prime […]

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Kanye West performs three songs, dresses as a Perrier bottle on SNL season 44 premiere: Watch

Kanye West served as the musical guest on the season 44 premiere of Saturday Night Live. He performed three songs over the course of the 90-minute episode, each of which was unique for its own reasons. To start, Kanye teamed with Lil Pump to perform their chart-topping collaboration, “I Love It”. In a nod to […]

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Classic Film Review: Night of the Living Dead Will Scare the Hell Out of Every Generation

Not to state the obvious, but Night of the Living Dead is a timeless nightmare on celluloid. Ever since its October 1st, 1968, debut, George A. Romero’s 1968 cult classic has been haunting American audiences of all ages. Sure, there’s the whole conceit that it tipped off the now-lucrative (and also now-tiresome) zombie genre, but […]

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Amid legal issues, Lil Pump cancels “Harverd Dropout Tour”

With a trip to prison in his future, Lil Pump’s upcoming “Harverd Dropout Tour” has been canceled. “Due to unforeseen circumstances, Lil Pump’s ‘Harverd Dropout Tour’ has been canceled. Refunds will be provided at point of purchase. We apologize for any inconvenience,” a representative for Lil Pump said in a statement. Earlier this month, the 18-year-old […]

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Ryan Reynolds to star in a movie about a video game NPC

Ryan Reynolds is all over the damn place these days. Not that that’s a bad thing. In addition to alienating audiences as Marvel’s wisecracking Deadpool, the actor is slated to star in a live-action Pokemon movie, shepherd a Clue remake, and produce a stoner spin on Home Alone. Now, he’s teaming up with Stranger Things executive […]

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Fresh Out of Bankruptcy, Gibson Guitar Hires a New CFO

As Gibson Guitar prepares to exit bankruptcy, the company is hiring a new CFO. According to a report from the Nashville Post, Kimberly Mattoon will replace Benson Woo in the CFO role. Before being chosen as Gibson’s new CFO, Mattoon spent eight years as an executive with Richemont, a luxury goods holding company that is […]

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The City of Miami Evicts Ultra Music Festival After One Too Many Problems

The City of Miami Commission has voted to deny a new five-year agreement for the Ultra Festival to be held at Bayfront Park each year. Ultra Festival has been a part of Miami for more than 18 years.  And while the vote was unanimous, Miami Commissioners went back and forth at each other during the […]

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R.I.P. Marty Balin, Jefferson Airplane singer has died at 76

Marty Balin, founding member and singer of Jefferson Airplane, has died. According to Rolling Stone, Balin passed away Thursday at the age of 76. A cause of death was not immediately known. Alongside Paul Kantner, Balin formed Jefferson Airplane in 1965. Rumor has it that the band’s name was inspired by a slang term for a marijuana roach clip. Their […]

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Film Review: Bad Times at the El Royale Wears Its Influences on Its Sleeve

The Pitch: Writer-director Drew Goddard applies the byzantine plotting he mastered in The Cabin In the Woods to the crime-thriller genre. When an assortment of colorful guests descend on the El Royale — a novelty hotel split along the state lines of Nevada and California — it becomes clear that no one is quite who they say they are. […]

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