Kathy Griffin Comeback Show At Carnegie Hall Nearly Sells Out In A Day

A week after announcing on Real Time with Bill Maher that she would be resuming U.S. touring, comedian-provocateur Kathy Griffin told fans today that her Carnegie Hall show in New York nearly sold out in the first 24 hours they were on sale.
Griffin announced an eight-stop tour of North America last week, a list of dates that does not include the Carnegie Hall visit and another one to the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
“I’m in shock,” she said on Twitter. “For most of…

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Film Review: ‘I Can Only Imagine’

“I Can Only Imagine” tells the backstory of how a song came to exist. Not just any song, but the best-selling Christian single of all time. Relatively unique among faith-based films, it’s a decent addition to Hollywood most hit-or-miss genre — the music biopic — that abruptly ends where the first-act break typically occurs in […]

Watch Animal Collective Play “Site-Specific Music” In New Orleans

Last night, Animal Collective played the first of two special shows featuring site-specific music at the New Orleans sound art installation and venue Music Box Village. Band members Avey Tare, Geologist, and Deakin, sans Panda Bear but plus local artists Aurora Nealand, Helen Gillet, and Marion Thoughtz, performed a set of all new … More »

Ariel Pink – “Acting” (Feat. Dâm-Funk) Video

Weirdo-pop auteur Ariel Pink put out his new album Dedicated To Bobby Jameson late last year, and he’s already shared music videos for “Feels Like Heaven,” “Another Weekend,” “Time To Live,” and “I Wanna Be Young.” Now he’s shared yet another for the Dâm-Funk collab “Acting,” a lo-fi Eric Ernest … More »

‘Harry & Meghan’ Teaser: First Look At The Lifetime Royal Romance

Lifetime is serving up some serious on-brand romance in the first look at their upcoming Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance. Fans of everything royal will bathe in the fairytale courtship the TV movie has to offer — ahead of the real-life wedding of the titular Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
The 20-second teaser (watch below) will leave you starry-eyed and swooning while the British prince (Murray Fraser) sweeps the Suits actress Markle (Parisa Fitz-Henley) off her…

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How Molly Shannon Brought Emily Dickinson Out of the Closet as a ‘Lesbian Feminist Hero’

South by Southwest isn’t typically associated with movies that have a literary pedigree. But the film festival scored a coup this year, by bringing Emily Dickinson all the way to Austin. In “Wild Nights With Emily,” Shannon plays the 19th century poet as the opposite of her pop-culture archetype of a lonely hermit. Madeleine Olnek’s […]