Now That's What I Call Music! celebrates its 69th edition, but not without controversy

On Tuesday, the folks at Universal and Sony Music announced the song lineup for the newest upcoming entry in the evidently still-running Now That’s What I Call Music series. More important than songs by Diplo and Mark Ronson, however, is the fact that this edition will be the long-running compilation’s 69th entry. N…

Campus thought police deny students' right to worship Danny DeVito with big pile of trash

College is supposed to be a time of learning and open-mindedness, where one can explore and experiment with new ideas and new concepts. Of course, that’s only if you conform to the NPR-approved prevailing campus world-view. Sadly, the campus thought-police are at it again, and this time they’re taking away one of our…

At long last, the Beastie Boys have revealed what exactly "Sabotage" is about

“I can’t stand it, I know you planned it,” screamed Adam “Ad-Rock” Horovitz, 24 years ago, on the opening lines of The Beastie Boys’ 1994 upper-echelon classic “Sabotage.” Today, those who have long wondered both who the “you” in that sentence is and what exactly the “it” they are being accused of planning is, finally…

Shark Tank's "Mr. Wonderful" helped kill the educational computer games industry

If you’re of a certain “only-true-’90s-kids” age, you mostly likely came across the many titles of educational software publisher The Learning Company at some point during your childhood. For a time the company was a true behemoth in an industry it more or less created. The Learning Company itself was responsible for…