David Hasselhoff Is About to Become a Post-Punk Icon
The former 'Baywatch' star's new album features covers of the Jesus and Mary Chain and Echo and the Bunnymen, as well as members of Ministry and the Cars.
Music In Memoriam
What We Lost When We Lost Daniel Johnston
The songwriter brought outsider sensibilities into his music, childlike weirdness into his art, and an earnestness that we desperately needed into the world at large.
The Popeyes Chicken Sandwich Is a Masterpiece
The agony and ecstasy of the inescapable sandwich.
An Ode to ‘On the Beach,’ Neil Young’s Most Beautiful (and Most Depressing) Album
Forty-five years after its release, Young's melancholic search for meaning in a chaotic world feels more relatable than ever.
Enter Thrash Zone, a Japanese Metal Bar Where 'Extreme Beer' Is Everything
In 2006, there was nowhere in Japan to listen to face-melting riffs while drinking beer that tastes like Hell's bongwater. Then Koichi Katsuki came along.
Céline Dion Is Our Patron Saint of Being Weird as Hell and Loving Yourself Anyway
Céline is so much more than just the Titanic Song Lady. She's a freak like us.
My Drug of Choice Is This Video of an Opossum Family in Some Lady's Grill
No better thing exists on the internet.
There's a Scientific Reason Why Indian Food Is So Delicious
Researchers analyzed more than 2,500 recipes to figure out why Indian food is so damn tasty—and it turns out to be very different than the Western approach to creating dishes.
Seattle Has a Haunted Soda Machine
Seattle has a lonely, outdated soda machine that has been spitting out canned beverages for upwards of 15 years—but no one seems to know who restocks, maintains, or collects money from the thing. It also births a random selection of sodas from its...
My Intimate Dinner with Beyoncé
Last night, I sampled the Beyoncé-themed menu at Brucie, an Italian restaurant in Brooklyn. Could this menu unlock the secrets of her psyche, her seemingly faultless marriage to Jay-Z, or be the next best thing to licking the sweat off her neck? There...
The Test of Timeless Aphrodisiacs
I sampled five of the most powerful aphrodisiacs so that we can all create romantic stirrings in even the most frigid pair of panties or boxer briefs this Valentine's Day. Surprise your lover with these foods and watch him or her melt into a puddle of...
In 2013, Grocery Store Items Talk Shit and Worship Lil B
Hamburger Helper's mascot used to be a friendly little glove with a face, now he's talking about Lil B and swag and trolling and all those other buzzwords teens or whatever care about. Sigh. Corporate branding schemes grow up so fast.