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SNL's Jeff Richards' Delivers 2014's Strangest Electro-Dance Comedy Greatest Hits Album

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.26.2014 | Comedy
Xaque Gruber

There's a lot more to Jeff Richards than people realize. Over the past decade, the SNL and MADtv alum has been unleashing a series of experimental comedy electro-pop E.P.s accompanied by bizarre and hilarious music videos that harken back to the golden age of MTV when acts like M, Barnes & Barnes and Miss Julie Brown ruled the roost.

Reading for Warm Summer Days Indoors: Excerpt From Morrissey's Autobiography (HuffPo Exclusive)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 09.06.2014 | Books
Michael Vazquez

You've heard the soundtrack, now read the book.

The Story of Viv Albertine + Joanna Hogg Triptych Screening at Lincoln Center (Exclusive VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 08.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Herewith, the story of Viv Albertine, star of Hogg's Exhibition, and also of her own life -- begun as a "poor North London girl" and lived through Lon...

Morrissey Cancels Rest Of U.S. Tour

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment

Morrissey's tour to promote his new album, "World Peace Is None Of Your Business," out July 15, has not gone as planned. First, a bunch of fans tried ...

Meatless Monday: Boston Uncommon

Ellen Kanner | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

I'm right proud to have made The Boston Calendar's coveted list of Events That Don't Suck. Back at ya, Boston, it didn't suck for me, either. It was w...

Morrissey's 'World Peace Is None Of Your Business' Is Already The Most Morrissey Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 05.12.2014 | Entertainment

Behold, the cover art for "World Peace Is None Of Your Business," the title track and lead single off Morrissey's upcoming album of the same name. Not...

Morrissey Fans Take That Whole Hugging Thing Too Far

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.08.2014 | Entertainment

Hugging Morrissey is like a rite of passage for die-hard fans. He's up on stage, doing his Morrissey thing and there's an unwritten rule that fans wil...

The Importance of Being Born Black and Gay

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 06.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Jeremy Helligar

Not knowing what I now know about my personal character as a black, gay man, had my input been requested during the pre-embryonic stage, I probably would have requested that I be born another way. But as the old cliché goes, everything happens for a reason.

Music to Thaw the Deep Freeze

Dusty Wright | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

It was a brutal winter (of our discontent), but it's finally spring and there's plenty of new music to thaw even the most solid block of plowed snow. Here, then, are ten of my favorite new rock/pop/funk/folk songs.

Prayers: Cholo Goth Is 'Ready to Bleed' and to Rock

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2014 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth. Makes total sense. The cultural iconography dovetails seamlessly -- skulls, lace, candles, saints and crucifixes. The music draws on heartbreak, alienation, angst, making it perfect for dystopian youth of all races.

Morrissey: 'I See No Difference Between Eating Animals And Paedophilia'

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Celebrity

Morrissey is certainly no stranger to controversy. The former Smith's singer, a longtime vegetarian, has made his thoughts on meat-eating abundantly c...

Farewell To Things Remembered

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 02.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

I grew up around the LAX area, a zone divided between the South Bay and the Westside. Over the course of my life, I have witnessed many changes to my stomping ground.

Details Of Morrissey's Intimate Relationship With Another Man Cut From Memoir

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Former Smiths frontman Morrissey made headlines earlier this year when he revealed an intimate relationship with another man in his new memoir, Autobi...

Morrissey Plans Lou Reed Tribute

rollingstonelogo | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By Mike Ayers Morrissey has had a lot on his mind these days, with his autobiography Morriss...

Sparks Are Getting Their 'Revenge' on America

Steven Rosen | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

The choice by Sparks to make the first Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit in Asheville, N.C., the second stop of their Revenge of Two Hands One Mouth tour was typical of their career -- simultaneously incongruous yet perfect for their eccentric musical vision.

'Oh Lou, Why Did You Leave Us This Way?'

Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment

A tribute to Lou Reed written by Morrissey was posted on Morrissey's True To You fan site on Sunday, following Reed's death at the age of 71. No wo...

Morrissey Says He's Not Gay, He's 'Humasexual'

Posted 10.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Morrissey made headlines last week when published excerpts of his new memoir, Autobiography, prompted many media outlets to speculate further on his o...

Everything I Know About British People

Carol Hartsell | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Ever since I was old enough to have self-deprecating thoughts, I've been aware of one fundamental truth: British people are better than me. They've got cooler accents, more interesting hair, come naturally dressed in layers, and they're both funnier and more miserable than anyone has a right to be.

The Song That Makes Infomercials 1000% Better

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

We can all agree that the best part of infomercials is people who fail miserably at everyday tasks. Turns out, the only thing that makes it better -- ...

Smiths Lyrics Reimagined As Peanuts Comic Strips Are Literally The Best

Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

At first thought, Charles Schulz's beloved Peanuts comic strip might seem like it has absolutely nothing to do with the equally treasured '80s rock ba...

No, There Will Definitely Not Be A Smiths Reunion

Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment

It's a well-known fact that fans of popular '80s English band The Smiths are voracious in their desire for a reunion. Johnny Marr, the group's guitari...

Morrissey Speaks Out

Posted 07.14.2013 | Entertainment

Morrissey penned a letter to fans this week, explaining a recent health problem and apologizing for canceling shows in South America. The 54-year-o...

Morrissey Finds His Next Target

Posted 07.25.2013 | Entertainment

Never one to back down from a fight, Smiths alum Morrissey was awarded $14,800 this week, settling a copyright dispute over a Smiths song. The Smit...

Sex Pistols Ushered In Punk Era 37 Years Ago Today

Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment

It could be said that June 4, 1976, was the day the punk era began, all thanks to an intimate gig put on by The Sex Pistols. The nascent band took...

IT'S MORRISSEY'S BIRTHDAY!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Steven Patrick Morrissey, that devilish Smiths frontman who dazzles us year after year with his sharp tongue and gorgeous hai...