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Crossword: ''Go digital''

Turning over a new page
Turning over a new page
By MATT JONES  |  April 01, 2009

Class of the Titans

Hypothesis: If a band perform a tribute to a parody musical act, does it create a meta-textual black hole from which no form of entertainment can escape?
By DAN CLARK  |  December 23, 2008

Funny business

“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  May 07, 2008

Flight of the Concords

Given my choice of late-night HBO comedy series about foul-mouthed acoustic duos with inflated senses of self-importance, I’ll take Tenacious D over Flight of the Conchords every time.

Sub Pop

By MIKAEL WOOD  |  April 29, 2008

Warrior riffery

American metal has lost its heart. Who is keeping the tradition of warrior metal alive?
The Viking metal of Amon Amarth
By PHIL FREEMAN  |  February 27, 2007

Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny

I’m a Jack Black fan — let’s get that out of the way. Watch the trailer for Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny  (QuickTime)
For hardcore fans
By BRETT MICHEL  |  November 21, 2006


Nacho Libre

Sophomore slump 1, Napoleon Dynamite director 0. Watch the trailer for Nacho Libre (QuickTime)
Doesn't work as offbeat sports movie or geek chic
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  June 21, 2006

D-Tension and Effect

Los Wünder Twins Del Rap are like the Tenacious D of old-school rhyme-spitting: supposed brothers, goofball raconteurs, big eaters, crass sex-talkers. Los Wünder Twins Del Rap, "Myspace Bitches"  (mp3)
W?nder twins: Activate!
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  June 15, 2006

Comic belief

Each week at a combination bar, video store, and comedy club in Lower Manhattan, comedians Eugene Mirman and Bobby Tisdale host "Invite Them Up."
Eugene Mirman’s DIY stand-up scene
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  January 13, 2006