Author: Eric Meyerson

All We Are Saying

All We Are Saying

Here's an intriguing and potentially electrifying documentary concept: Rosanna Arquette gets the lowdown on life in the music biz by chatting with A-list rock stars, including Sting, Steven Tyler, Gwen Stefani, Tom Petty, Yoko Ono,...

Movie Review posted on 31st January 2007

The Aristocrats

The Aristocrats

In the dark weeks following 9/11, Comedy Central's management surprisingly decided not to cancel its taping of The Friar's Club Roast of Hugh Hefner. During the recording of the event, hundreds of comedians and urban...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Radio

Radio

HBO's cultish sketch-fest Mr. Show, in one of its more brilliant skewers of the entertainment business, did a hysterical mock movie awards show where all categories were for playing mentally challenged adults. The heart of...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Sin City

Sin City

You typically have to maintain low expectations for a comic book movie. For every Spider-Man, you get a bunch of Elektras and Daredevils. So really, what can you expect from one with a huge, B-list...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Being There

Being There

If we're to believe 2004's The Life and Death of Peter Sellers, the Briton who seemingly defined the term "comic actor" was an angry shell of a man, a vacant vessel who stumbled his way...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Oil on Ice

Oil on Ice

During his 1988 campaign for president, George H.W. Bush made a campaign promise to open a section of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve (ANWR) to new oil drilling. But just two months into his single...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

War of the Worlds (2005)

War of the Worlds (2005)

Almost a century before Hollywood perfected the endless repackaging of its stories across multiple media, H.G. Wells created War of the Worlds, which freaked out audiences as a magazine series, a novel, a panic-inducing radio...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

King Arthur

King Arthur

It seemed doomed to fail. Schlock-master Jerry Bruckheimer had thrown a talented but mildly-experienced director at a costume picture, launching it in the heart of the hyper-competitive summer movie season. Surprise! The super-fun Pirates of...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Psycho (1960)

Psycho (1960)

Thou shalt not take the term "genre-defining" in vain. How many movies, after all, really define a genre? That is, besides Psycho?Alfred Hitchcock's first real horror movie not only set off a raging controversy and...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Cannonball Run

The Cannonball Run

One weekday morning in 1982, several boys in my fourth grade class, including yours truly, suddenly fell ill and needed to go home from school. Teachers feared an epidemic, and they were right. We had...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Spotlight on Nirvana: We need to talk about Spencer Elden

Spotlight on Nirvana: We need to talk about Spencer Elden

The baby on Nirvana’s Nevermind album is suing for sexual exploitation.

Album Of The Week: The 39th Anniversary Of 'Upstairs At Eric's' by Yazoo

Album Of The Week: The 39th Anniversary Of 'Upstairs At Eric's' by Yazoo

The unlikely pairing of the The Screamin' Ab Dabs singer Alison Moyet with "pretty boy" pop pioneer Vince Clarke may have been something of an...

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Bob Dylan is accused of sexual abuse, but fans say the facts don’t add up

Bob Dylan is accused of sexual abuse, but fans say the facts don’t add up

Fans are doing their own investigation into Bob Dylan sex abuse claims.

Album Of The Week: The 25th Anniversary of 'Beautiful Freak' by Eels

Album Of The Week: The 25th Anniversary of 'Beautiful Freak' by Eels

Left-field alternative pop didn't really get any better than 'Beautiful Freak' in 1996 and arguably it's rarely been bettered since.

Nick Kingswell talks to us about the paramount importance of creative control, being in the presence of Adrianne Lenker and pursuing songs [EXCLUSIVE]

Nick Kingswell talks to us about the paramount importance of creative control, being in the presence of Adrianne Lenker and pursuing songs [EXCLUSIVE]

London based Australian artist Nick Kingswell says that he "can't wait to share [his] new songs in a live setting with real humans" now that lockdown...

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever Album Review

Billie Eilish - Happier Than Ever Album Review

Happier Than Ever is one of the most highly anticipated album releases of the year, which puts an awful lot of pressure on a woman who’s faced more...

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