It’s not the most original conceit: blending rappers with the Beatles to create a new work. It’s how Brian “Danger Mouse” Burton first made his name in 2004 with his Grey Album,’which mixed a cappella recordings of Jay-Z rapping from his Black Album with reworked songs from the Beatles’ self-titled record known as the White Album
As the show with the kinkiest leeches on television continues, Nelson Mail reporters and bloggers Sarah Dunn and Adam Roberts continue their discussions about the land of Westeros. Dear Adam, I know I already mentioned it last time, but I’m really happy to see the Hound and Arya palling around again.
Alternative metal bassist Chi Cheng of the Deftones has died, four years after a car accident left him a coma.
A “supersonic” car is set to speed over Northland’s 90 Mile Beach next week, as part of BBC series Top Gear. The broadcasters asked for the whole stretch of beach to be on shut-down from midday to 5pm each day from March 11 to 17, weather dependent, to film the drive.
An Iowa woman’s drive home turned into a scene out of a horror movie when her SUV accelerated uncontrollably down a Missouri highway as if she were on a NASCAR racetrack. She survived the Aug. 19 ordeal without a scratch; and it was all captured by a patrol officer’s dashboard camera. Lauri Ulvestad survived a real-life […]
Miamians hate it when media criticism of their city is couched in stale clichs like “Trouble in Paradise” or “Paradise Lost.” I agree: it’s time to nix the whole “paradise” chestnut, because Miami isn’t and never really was paradise.
When it comes to automobiles, my tastes have always been embarrassingly mundane.
In the first Cars film, the biggest rube in Radiator Springs hitched himself to famous race car Lightning McQueen and never let go. The rusty tow truck Mater was desperate to be friends in a semistalkery way
We’ve lived in the age of Internet-enabled information and entertainment for more than a decade and a half now. But you sure can’t tell that from the state of car electronics: Even now, the devices built into many dashboards remind me as much of the push-button cassette deck on my first car an extremely used 1982 Jetta as they do an iPhone or any other 21st-century gizmo.
Northern Ireland’s troubles aren’t entirely over. A police constable was killed by a car bomb in April, and one was seriously injured by a car bomb last year