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  Variety Shac is a monthly show in NYC with an all-female cast of Comediennes featuring Shonali Bhoumik, Heather Lawless, Andrea Rosen, and Chelsea Peretti. Each of the ladies will be performing a bit of their own brand of stand-up followed by the debut of a comedic short film featuring all four, as well as some surprise guests. Visit the Upright Citizens Brigade for tickets to the show, or the Official Variety Shac site for more hilarious shorts, like this one! In this bit, the girls...
One of Adult Swim's newest shows, Cheyenne Cinnamon (short for Cheyenne Cinnamon and the Fantabulous Unicorn of Sugar Town Candy Fudge), follows the title character (whose speaking voice, not singing voice, belongs to alt-country crooner Neko Case) as "she comes into Detroit and helps solve problems of racism and teen pregnancy with the power of love and teen pop songs." Created by Dave Willis (Aqua Teen Hunger Force), the program also features the voices of T-Pain and MC Chris. Check it out at AdultSwim.com and look...
  In Part I of Shaming Famewhores, I talked about going on Vh1’s reality dating series Frank the Entertainer…In a Basement Affair as a performance art piece to explore firsthand this decade’s “famewhore” phenomenon. In Part II of Shaming Famewhores, I discussed how my attempts at being a famewhore ultimately failed. In an effort to rupture production’s veil of realism and to expose their narrow portrayals of women I decided to break my sweet and quirky character through a profane rap song. This was reality TV...

i am the info about the april/may party. wheeeeeee yes i know you love that party. oh boy that was a fune party. what a fun party. i loved that party. {morfeo 23} ...

It's time to meet the bands playing at our party this Saturday to celebrate our new April/May issue!  Pictured above is Derek Watson and Isabel Ibsen of Hunters, a Brooklyn based rock band who give an intense live performance, with lead singer Ibsen's strong, throaty vocals coupled with an unrelenting, driving rhythm section.  Their moody, rhythmic beats create the perfect sound to nod your head to and get your dance on.  Isabel's firecracker moves are sure enough to get your feet moving.   Slingshot Dakota sings from...

Get excited for Saturday night in Brooklyn! BUST is throwing a party with 4 bands, a rockin' DJ and beats to keep you moving all night long. And now it gets even better: 2 FOR 1 PIEROGIS from 8-9pm. So don't waste time at a restaurant, don't bother with another slice of boring pizza! Instead munch on some Polish soul food while you can drink sodas and water, or if you happen to be 21+ Polish beers and two huge bars are available for your...
Peaches, our favorite gender-bending electroclash musician recently featured in our June/July '09 issue, has collaborated with Shunda K on the song "Billionaire" off of her current album I Feel Cream.  Never a stranger to costumes, they recorded a video for the song that is a wild, raunchy take on "The Wizard of Oz."  Take a look: These two have a lot on their plates lately, with Peaches winning "Electronic Artist of the Year" at the 10th annual Independent Music Awards in Canada last week, and Shunda...

Check out Gossip's latest video for "Pop Goes the World," the third single from their sophmore album Music for Men. Directed by Philip Andelman who has dreamed up videos for the likes of Jay-Z, Silversun Pickuups, and Maxwell, the colorful electric light spectacular is a perfect complement to the song's electro-rock feel.             And don't forget to catch Gossip on their spring/summer tour! 04/17/10 INDIO, CA COACHELLA04/30/10 NEW YORK, NY TERMINAL 506/11/10 MANCHESTER, TN BONNAROO08/08/10 ATLANTA, GA LILTH FAIR08/10/10 W. PALM...
BUST wants you to know about Light Asylum According to their myspace, Shannon Funchess and Bruno Coviello are Williamsburg Brooklyn's answer to the reemergence of new romantics. Like their predecessors, they have a penchant for walking on the dark side while carrying the torch to new dawns of rapturous, post-punk, new wave and industrial sounds.  In other words: really SWEET dance music. And a really good reason to come out to the BUST party at the Warsaw this Saturday for only 7...
    Greatness aside, it's about time someone pokes fun at Lady Gaga's wacky video aesthetic.  Key of Awesome, who have a weekly musical spoof show on YouTube, call Gaga out on her habits of adorning her hair with everything but the kitchen sink and sometimes substituting her clothes for caution tape.  The video also speculates how Gaga got Beyonce to agree to do all of the weird things she wants in the "Telephone" video.  Enjoy! Image and video courtesy of Key of Awesome and YouTube....