Punk mainstays NOFX add best-selling book to achievements
Arts & Entertainment / Books

Punk mainstays NOFX add best-selling book to achievements

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Punk rock mainstays NOFX have been defying music industry trends for three decades. Now its members can add a new achievement to their unlikely success story: Best-selling authors. The collaborative autobiography “Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories” reached No. 9 on the New York Times best seller list for paperback nonfiction this … Continue reading

Oprah, Mick Jagger among celebs to react to Prince’s death
Arts & Entertainment / Celebrities / Music

Oprah, Mick Jagger among celebs to react to Prince’s death

Musicians, actors and other celebrities react to the death Thursday of music great Prince via interviews, statements and social media: ___ “Prince, the doves really are crying now.” — Oprah Winfrey. ___ “The news of Prince’s sudden and unexpected passing is very difficult to process. He was my creative partner and friend. We shared tremendous … Continue reading

Hungary’s Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest
Arts & Entertainment / Books

Hungary’s Nobel-winning author Imre Kertesz laid to rest

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Imre Kertesz, the Hungarian writer who won the 2002 Nobel Prize for Literature, was laid to rest Friday in the National Burial Garden in Budapest’s Kerepesi Cemetery. “Fatelessness,” his most famous book, was based largely on his teenage experiences in Nazi death camps. Kertesz’s work frequently reflected on the fate of … Continue reading

Review: In ‘Green Room’ a punk band faces the truly hardcore
Arts & Entertainment / Movies / Music

Review: In ‘Green Room’ a punk band faces the truly hardcore

“Play your early stuff,” is the advice given to the punk band The Ain’t Rights when their dirt-broke, gas-siphoning tour lands a last-minute gig at an Oregon backwoods roadhouse in Jeremy Saulnier’s brisk and brutal genre exercise “Green Room.” The tip from the spikey-haired ‘zine reporter who’s set up the show (an excellent David W. … Continue reading

A look at how Oculus compares to Vive and PlayStation VR
Arts & Entertainment / Games

A look at how Oculus compares to Vive and PlayStation VR

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After four years of hype, high-end virtual reality is coming to consumers’ living rooms next week with the release of the consumer edition of the Oculus Rift. The debut will be followed by the introduction of similar high-fidelity head-mounted displays, the HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. Despite comparably offering immersive windows … Continue reading