Most celebrity stalkers tend to limit their obsession to one particular target, but rapper Dr. Peyote — perhaps trying to increase his hook-up odds — pledges his undying love to Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Jessica Simpson, Carmen Electra, Lindsey Lohan and Paris Hilton on this deeply strange Christmas record. Dr. Peyote changes only the name and chorus for each cut, which at first merely seems dopey and lazy; but after awhile, the woozy backwards backing tracks, the heavily-echoed piano and his mantra-like raps start to give off a genuinely disturbing vibe.
By Douglas Wolk on 08.24.14 in Reviews
Apparently the final incarnation of a project that Belle and Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch has been working on for upward of a decade, the soundtrack to his film God Help the Girl is a grand piece of personal mythology. It'...
By Maura Johnston on 07.23.14 in Features
The fact that "Weird Al" Yankovic still has people figuring out his lighter-than-air jokes three decades into his career puts him miles ahead of most other comedians.
By Andy Beta on 07.08.14 in Reviews
There have been few superhero franchises as successful as that of Fantômas. It spans centuries and countries as well as all as media — there are Fantômas books, silent serials and feature films, comic books and televisio...
By Barry Walters on 07.08.14 in Reviews
The rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch began as a vehicle for its writer/star John Cameron Mitchell to strut his stuff at Manhattan's queer rock club Squeezebox, where Steven Trask's band Cheater backed drag entertai...