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How John Carpenter's Music Changed the World

Andy Hoglund | Posted 03.29.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

Now, the master of horror who -- along with the early Japanese video games -- informed a generation's appreciation of electronic, moody soundtracks has released a full record of music.

Onion A.V. Club Head Writer Nathan Rabin Talks Weird Al on 'The Interview Show'

Mark Bazer | Posted 02.05.2013 | Comedy
Mark Bazer

The Onion A.V. Club Head Writer Nathan Rabin talks with The Interview Show host Mark Bazer about the day he received a personal Tweet from Weird Al asking him to write his biography.

Weird Al Shares Childhood Photos In New Book

Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Last week, we recommended Weird Al: The Book (Abrams Books, $29.95) in our holiday gift guide, and for good reason. The biography/archive of "Weird Al...

The Manic Pixie Dream Tramp

Caroline Hagood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Caroline Hagood

The emotions surrounding the MPDG run deeper than mere resentment. They are Amazing Manic Pixies only while they are loved. Before that, they are merely everyday women, and afterwards, they are harpies.

Nathan Rabin's "The Big Rewind" Needed a Little Re-Edit

Alex Remington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Alex Remington

Emotional honesty is a lot harder to take seriouslywhen you constantly undercut it by using the same hoary one-liners and jokes from Mr. Show.