Jimmy Kimmel and The Killers create the darkest holiday song since “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.”
Every once in a while, something comes along in Portland that is so hilariously, patently absurd that it actually makes me squeal with pleasure. Behold, the most delightful thing, the crème de la crème of “Keep Portland Weird,” the sparkling topper on the Christmas tree of the pure, unhinged Portland Id: the alien nativity scene. […]
All the kids want some.
“True Blood” star Alexander Skarsgård has gained American heartthrob status as the show’s thousand-year-old Viking vampire Alex, but even if the role is clearly make-believe, the Nordic charm is all his. Son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård, the Stockholm-born thespian has a long and storied career in his homeland, from becoming a child actor to […]
Chicago’s Anni Rossi has a Christmas EP out just in time to replace that Mannheim Steamroller cd your parents are about to start playing non-stop for the next 2 weeks. Rossi’s one of those girls who was classically trained since the age of 3, and now 23, is a talented viola-heavy multi-instrumentalist, and chanteuse. [Anni […]
The sound of Bobby D’s Christmas might be a bit off at times, like a town drunk nasally caroling down the street. It might be outlandishly kitsch. It certainly has it’s precious warm moments. Most of all, “Christmas In The Heart” is a hilarious good time. I’m not a surefire Dylan fan as I made […]
Robert Zemeckis is still trying to make motion capture happen. His upcoming Jim Carrey-starring version of “A Christmas Carol” will be his third made using the process, despite the fact that neither 2004’s “The Polar Express” nor 2007’s “Beowulf” was an overwhelming triumph at the box office. There’s little indication that the public cares what […]
Sincerity is for suckers — at least when it comes to picking holiday flicks. It’s been over two decades since someone’s pulled off a Christmas movie expressing any remotely genuine warm emotion. But whatever holidays you may or may not celebrate, there’s no way around the fact that it’s never easier to spend time with […]