Reeling in the wake of sudden, unthinkable tragedy, members of the Talbott family were reportedly left struggling to pick up the pieces Thursday night after an unexpected hard drive crash erased everything they had stored on their digital video recorder. http://youtu.be/BHPOZJe0Inc Via The Onion

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has released an interesting time-lapse video that shows The Tonight Show‘s Studio 6B being transformed into the set for the show as it currently exists. http://youtu.be/q7408satgp0

I have to watch Dazed and Confused every year or so, it's one of my all-time faves. The 1993 coming of age comedy film was written and directed by Richard Linklater and features a large ensemble cast of actors who would later become stars, including Matthew McConaughey, Jason London, Ben Affleck, Milla...

This is part 25 of an ongoing series where the kind folk of the music business reveal their favourite album of all time. Ask people in the music industry the seemingly simple and straightforward question, "What is your favourite album of all time?" and you'll find that it's not always...

Zen Pencils has used a great quote from Amy Poehler on the subject of Courage. Gavin Aung Than says "She is one of my favourite funny people, known for her portrayal as Pawnee’s Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation, which I’m a big fan of. She’s also a Saturday Night Live alum and co-founded the influential...

Pearl Jam's "Jeremy" was released in 1992 as the third single from Pearl Jam's debut album Ten. Inspired by a newspaper article Eddie Vedder read about a high school student who shot himself in front of his English class on January 8, 1991, he went on to say: "It came...

Has there been a time when it’s been particularly hard to be creative? It’s hard making every record at some point and you’ve gotta recognise that it’s gonna be hard and just put your head down and work through it. Sometimes it’s great when things come easy, but if you’re...

US-based recordings. Data supplied by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA); animation created by Digital Music News. And here are individual images for each year…                               

Just in time for the Dark Knight’s 75th anniversary, our fearsome taxonomy of Gotham's rogues gallery has returned to strike again! Featuring an all new pulp-inspired design, this 12" x 16" chart is a veritable Who's Who of knaves and ne'er-do-wells, and categorizes by name nearly every one of...

From A2IM: When putting tracks up on Soundcloud, you should strongly consider turning API access off. If you do not do this, you are granting not only Soundcloud a royalty free licence to use your recordings, but also anyone else who uses their API and/or links to your recordings (eg...

Fun Fact: George Takei's two autobiographies, Oh Myyy! (There Goes the Internet), and Lions and Tigers and Bears (The Internet Strikes Back) are published by the Oh Myyy! Limited Liability Company.