lobotomized Trapp Family Singers, The Shaggs

  • “lobotomized Trapp Family Singers,” The Shaggs

The band that Frank Zappa famously tauted as “better than The Beatles” is heading to the stage. Cult act and outsider music foremothers, The Shaggs, are the basis for an upcoming musical, “Philosophy of the World,” named after their first and only studio album. Noobs, behold!


Drop the Lime. “Sex Sax.” It’s going to be inescapable at every summer dance party this year. And inescapable from your head for the next few hours.

Mark Everett Smith, or Mr. E, of Eels was detained in London on suspicion of being a terrorist. [via Spinner]


Muppet. Staring. Contest. Right here.