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  1. We Went There: At the Beastie Boys vs. Monster Energy Drink Trial...

    Amos Barshad

    On Tuesday afternoon, at the stately Thurgood Marshall courthouse in downtown Manhattan, Beastie Boys and Monster Energy Drink finally squared off. It was nearly two years ago that the band filed their lawsuit against the excitable energy drink maker...

    Blog | May 28, 2014
  2. 'Ill Communication' at 20: An Everything Guide to the B...

    Amos Barshad

    Two decades ago, just about exactly this time of year, Beastie Boys released Ill Communication. Their fourth album, the last to be recorded primarily in Los Angeles before the crew came home to New York, wasn't only the most seamless synthesis o...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  3. What Should We Make of Eminems New Beastie Boys Fixation?

    Amos Barshad

    On Monday, Eminem dropped the video for "Berzerk," the first single off Marshall Mathers LP 2, and made his recent Beastie Boys homages more overt. On the track, he does his best Ad-Rock, nabbing the "kick it!" from "Fight for Your Right" as a vocal ...

    Blog | September 10, 2013
  4. Beastie Bouillabaisse: Mike D Plans New Music; Ad-Rock Might Do B...

    Amos Barshad

    As could be expected, since the passing of Adam Yauch there's been zero talk about any new music under the Beastie Boys umbrella. But that doesn't mean Mike D and Ad-Rock have stayed dormant. Whether it's naming parks in MCA's honor or announcing mem...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  5. They Got More Stories Than J.D.'s Got Salingers: Beastie Boys Sig...

    Amos Barshad

    After MCA passed away last year, it was hard to guess what Ad-Rock and Mike D would do next. Both had creative pursuits outside of the band: Adam Horovitz has acted in flicks with Donald Sutherland and made music with his side project, BS 2000; Mike ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  6. Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim: Killer Kaijus Invade San Franci...

    Amos Barshad

    Like the marvelous Cloverfield before it, Guillermo Del Toro's monster movie Pacific Rim (out next summer) is now rolling out a viral ad campaign that slowly and carefully reveals its beast. The flick, which Del Toro switched gears to after leaving T...

    Blog | November 29, 2012
  7. Rappers Laughing: An Analysis

    Amos Barshad

    Within the niche of hip-hop ad libs — those trademark phrases tossed out by your favorite rappers as delicious garnish to the surf and turf they're serving you — there is an even smaller categorization: the rap laugh. For reasons we can c...

    Blog | July 17, 2012
  8. Prometheus Viral Ad: Noomi Rapace Shares Her Video Resume

    Amos Barshad

    There are about 10,000 awesome actors in Promotheus: How's a Noomi Rapace supposed to stand out? Rapace -- a.k.a. the original Girl With the Dragon Tattoo -- appears to have the lead role in this movie, at least from the advanced material (but what d...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  9. Ferris Bueller Lives!

    Amos Barshad

    Great news: For the first time in 26 years, Matthew Broderick will be slipping back into Ferris Bueller's patterned sweater vest. The occasion will be an ad shown during next weekend's Super Bowl, but for whom the revival will go down is unknown besi...

    Blog | January 27, 2012