BY Hannah Baxter
on Dec 09, 2014
Ah, pizza. The great universal uniter of peoples. No matter if you're a deep dish devotee or a fold-em-in-half thin crust lover, we can all agree that there is nothing wrong with sitting down, or standing up, for a terrific slice of pizza.
You know who else digs pizza? Macaulay Culkin. He of the Home Alone face slap and child-star growing pains is such a fan that he is a member of the comedy rock band The Pizza Underground, and they have finally released a new video with their pizza box percussion on full display. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Nov 05, 2013
Amazing singer-songwriter and all-around fabulous lady Patti Smith, wrote a lovely piece for The New Yorker honoring Lou Reed.
Recalling their mutual love for poetry, as well as her appreciation for the late musical legend, Smith addresses both the enigmatic and beautiful qualities of Reed in her essay.
She writes, “I didn’t understand his erratic behavior or the intensity of his moods, which shifted, like his speech patterns, from speedy to laconic. But I understood his devotion to poetry and the transporting quality of his performances. Read More
on Oct 29, 2013
It was a sad and shocking Sunday when the word got out that Lou Reed had passed away. There’s no denying the profound influence that his songs and persona had on hundreds of thousands of bands, artists and freaks who wanted to move to New York City, soak up any cool that was left, do drugs, and make the scene. The Velvet Underground will always be known as the band with the least amount of commercial success who inspired the most malcontents to pick up their guitars and start playing. Read More
on Dec 17, 2011
As IF you needed a reason to go downtown tomorrow and celebrate the amazing movement that is waking up America. Lou Reed & Patti Smith are scheduled to play on Saturday, December 17th – the three month anniversary of Occupy Wall St., the birthday of Bradley Manning, and the 1 year anniversary of the self-immolation of Mohamed Bouazizi – the act that sparked the Arab Spring.
Beloved New York band, Dean and Britta will be hitting the stage right before Lou, so make sure to be there on time!
WBAI will broadcast the event that starts at 12 noon EDT. Read More