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10 times Alkaline Trio made pop culture references in their music
10 times Alkaline Trio made pop culture references in their music
Chicago punk-rock act Alkaline Trio have been around for over two decades, and their catalog holds tons of references to heartbreak, drugs and pop culture.  In honor of the icons’ seventh album, This Addiction, turning 10 today, we’ve compiled some of our favorite pop culture references across their discography. Check out our l...
Help punk-rock lifers OFF! finish their debut film—and their singer’s watermelon habit
Help punk-rock lifers OFF! finish their debut film—and their singer’s watermelon habit
Keith Morris is far more cooler than you, this writer and most of our friends. And really, he misplaced that last rat’s ass he could give. That’s because the only thing the former frontman for American punk icons Black Flag and Circle Jerks is really stoked for is the completion of Watermelon, the indie-film foray of his band OFF! On Apri...
Cast your vote in November, cast your spell in October: Our favorite witches on camera
Cast your vote in November, cast your spell in October: Our favorite witches on camera
As we draw ever closer to Halloween, keep an eye out for bubbling cauldrons and troublesome broomstick riders. Be nice to their cats, though—they never hurt anyone. Hocus Pocus Mrs. Doubtfire, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Jurassic Park… 1993 was an amazing year for movies, but arguably the greatest one to hit the big screen was the incomparable Hocus Pocus starring the unforgettable trio of Bet