RIP Adam Yauch

I woke up this afternoon to hear the awful news. Adam Yauch (aka: MCA) of the Beastie Boys had died at the age of 47. My friends and I basically grew up with the Beastie Boys. I spent my teenage years listening to “Paul’s Boutique” and “Check Your Head” religiously. Trying to figure out what…
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How I Almost Got Tricked Into Getting A Hulu Plus Account

Well played Hulu Plus. You almost got me. You once had all these amazing shows and I was just about to sign up for your monthly subscription. But, suddenly, most of the TV shows I enjoyed watching on your website (most notably the FX channel’s content) disappeared. Gone. Poof! Just like a red shirt in…
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Beatles, 2.0?

Recently, Sir Paul McCartney’s son, James McCartney, announced an idea he’s been kicking around having the sons of the Beatles group together and dreams of becomeing something “better than The Beatles.” Yup, not surprising that such an announcement would come from a McCartney (Paul being somewhat infamous in the 70s by leaking potential Beatle reunion…
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Why Didn’t Screech Drive And Other Questions About ‘Saved By The Bell’

My tastes in pop culture may at times seem a bit strange. Like everyone, I too have guilty pleasures, and one of them is the late 80s, early 90s teen comedy, “Saved By The Bell.” I’ve recently been re-watching a show I enjoyed two decades ago through the mighty power of Netflix. And some questions…
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Just Go Away: Courtney Love

If there is one person left over from the grunge era who has more than overstayed her welcome, it would be Hole front woman Courtney Love. Sure, in the ’90s we all had our chuckles watching her downward spiral into what we all hoped would eventually be obscurity, or at the least, rehab. But every…
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