Posts Tagged ‘Scott Weiland’

Don’t Be Bored: Another Take on Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

How do you top 1979’s Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, the highly regarded BBC miniseries that wasted not one of its 290 minutes? Tomas Alfredson, the Swedish director behind the cutesy/creepy cult vampire flick Let the Right One In, was handed the unenviable job of condensing this sprawling espionage story, based on John le Carré’s 1974 novel, to [...]

The Sleigher: Scott Weiland, “Winter Wonderland”

HO-HO-WHO: Scott Weiland has been a staple of modern rock radio for the better part of two decades, first with Stone Temple Pilots and then in the Slash-aided supergroup Velvet Revolver. In a move both baffling and easily rationalized (“Bowie did it, man”), Weiland has become the latest grunge-era crooner to try his hand at [...]

Morning Roundup: ‘Gondry Not Gaga For Gaga’ Edition

Morning, readers.
*First things first: Pomplamoose's fantastic cover of Lady Gaga's "Telephone":

*Michel Gondry, best known for directing inimitable music videos for everyone from The Rolling Stones to Björk, puts himself on the line by going against the masses, saying that he is "not interested" in Lady Gaga. Gaga's newest release, "Telephone," is [...]

No, Scott Weiland, I Will Not Drink From the Naked Fountain

No matter how you approach it critically, Scott Weiland's sophomore solo album "Happy" in Galoshes sounds phoned in. From the uninspired and uninspiring acoustic guitar on "Killing me Sweetly" to the arena-rock shit-fest "Missing Cleveland" (Who knew Cleveland was a city worth missing?), "Happy" is just plain bad.
As an STP fan–I loved Sarah Michelle Gellar [...]

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