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  • 'The Double Life Is Twice as Good' by Jonathan Ames

    Jonathan Ames may be the closest thing our generation gets to Norman Mailer. Literally a literary pugilist -- his essay of a boxing bout with another writer is included -- he's got an ever-present, outsized sense of himself. He's willing to have...
  • Of Montreal's new direction

    Of Montreal's new direction
    "Alabee Barnes, this is your lucky day. Your father is going to sing Michael Jackson's 'Thriller'!" announced Kevin Barnes as that song's instantly recognizable opening rang out behind him. It was the end of a long dress rehearsal for the indie- pop...
  • Top 10 Rejected "Operation Odyssey Dawn" Names (satire)

    Top 10 Rejected "Operation Odyssey Dawn" Names (satire)
    It's been revealed that the Obama administration named its war against Libya -- Operation Odyssey Dawn -- after a little-known album by English progressive rock band Yes.  But what hasn't been revealed are the names of other album titles seriously...
  • City Lights: Pouncing on their dream

    City Lights: Pouncing on their dream
    I wonder if there's been a more common American dream in the last half-century than rock stardom. When I was 8, high on my first exposure to the Beatles, I created my own one-man band in the living room, playing a guitar and drum simultaneously and...
  • Album review: Various artists, 'Rave On Buddy Holly'

    Album review: Various artists, 'Rave On Buddy Holly'
    Buddy Holly transcended the ‘50s because he was not only a dynamic singer and performer, he was a great songwriter whose explosive growth presaged the rise of do-it-all groups like the Beatles, Beach Boys and Rolling Stones. By the time he died in a...
  • Jon Brion leaving Largo for rare El Rey show in October

     
    The second-trickiest thing about Jon Brion is getting the composer-producer ("Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," Kanye West, Fiona Apple) to leave his longtime Largo haunt to perform elsewhere. (The trickiest: Getting him to finish his follow-up to...
  • Brand X Files: Michael Grimm wins 'America's Got Talent.' Franzen heading to Oprah? Get your spaceship tickets.

     
    Michael Grimm's 'Got Talent': The soulful, fedora-clad singer topped the NBC reality competition on Wednesday night. Seems unfair that he didn't have to go through a season of Simon Cowell jabs, right? [People] 'American Idol' taking online auditions:...
  • 2AM Club not afraid to make 'dumb pop music'

     
    The boys of 2AM Club can’t help but feel nostalgic. As the six-piece band prepped for a gig at West Hollywood’s House of Blues on the day their debut album, “What Did You Think Was Going to Happen?” hit stores,......
  • Judd Apatow has a funny way of raising money for 826LA

     
    When Judd Apatow was a little boy, he played with everyone, all the kids in the sandbox -- he was good that way. How does the Ministry know this? His grandmother told us. We rubbed elbows with Gram, who was......
  • Personal Playlist: Zach Galifianakis, what are you listening to?

     
    Personal Playlist is a new Pop & Hiss series in which personalities in and out of the pop world share their recent music picks. Zach Galifianakis is no stranger to pop music. He's appeared in videos for the likes of......
  • 'American Idol': Top 24 finally revealed

     
    Here's Janell: Whoa, I did not know this episode would be another 2 hours. After everything they crammed in last night, tonight they’ll just stretch out the pain and agony. And, spoiler alert, you might not be happy at the end.......