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An Ode Jack Black's Breakout Role

Jack Black had many acting credits before 2000, but that was the year when many were first introduced to him through the film High Fidelity  where he portrayed Barry Judd, the best/worst music store clerk ever.   

Happy Friday!

Today Jade and I broadcasted live from the Michigan Renaissance Festival! We had so much fun, check out some of our photos! 

WATCH: The Best VMA Opening Ever

There have been a number of MTV VMA retrospectives this past week since the 2016 installment of the award show is set to air tomorrow (August 28th), and we thought we’d look back at the greatest opening moment from the show’s history.

Geoff Tate

Geoff Tate's voice is legendary. It owned the late 80's and early 90's. Queensryche made some epic albums. Now, Geoff has his Operation:Mindcrime project and he's about to release the 2nd part of his trilogy called "Resurrection". Today I talked with Geoff about the new cd, playing onstage with Disturbed recently, songs he wishes we…
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5 Hilarious John Mulaney Videos

Today (August 26th) is comedian John Mulaney’s birthday, and it goes without saying that he’s one of the best standup comics out there.  What better way to celebrate his birthday than with some of his best jokes?

Prophets Of Rage EP Out Now

Out today is The Party's Over, an EP that marks the first release from Prophets of Rage, the all-star group featuring members of Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy and Cypress Hill.

Comics and Games and Nerdradio on Riff2

What can we say about this week's episode that Jefferson, Al and Chuck aren't about to say themselves? I mean, you are in the process of downloading it right? You are looking forward to hearing about Suicide Squad Rebirth, the new Hearthstone adventure, and what JRPGs we've played and what ones we've never heard of,…
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And Justice for all . . . . . 28yrs Later

Aug 25th, 1988 I was a radio personality in Decature/FtWayne Indiana at a Oldies station . So keeping my head together besides playing  Little Richard and Chuck Berry followed by Neil Sedaka's Puppy Love . The New Metallica album was purchased, raced home , and on the turn table faster then you can imagine.  Doubt…

Demon Makeup Lessons From Gene Simmons

Let’s be honest:  Halloween is right around the corner.  (Don’t worry; we hate to admit it, too)  Year after year, dressing up as a member of KISS always seems to be a popular thing to do, but if you don’t have a lot of experience applying makeup, it can be a difficult costume to pull off.

Halfway Through the week!

Join Jade and I Tomorrow at Dooleys in Roseville from 8-10pm for the Men in Kilts contest!! We will have some kilts on hand provided by Got Kilt in Frankenmuth or you can bring your own!! The top 5 men in kilts will each win $101 in cash PLUS tickets to one of my favorite…

ICYMI White Stripes Release Previously Unreleased Track

Earlier this month the White Stripes released the song "City Lights" which was previously unreleased. The track was originally written for the album 'Get Behind Me Satan' but was left off the album and forgotten about. When Jack White decided to do a vinyl reissue of the album, he rediscovered it and finished the recording…