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‘Riki Rachtman’s Cathouse Hollywood Podcast’ Explores The History of Rock’s Most Infamous Club!

While Riki Rachtman may be best known for hosting MTV’s ‘Headbanger’s Ball,’ his roots and contributions to the rock scene run far deeper than you might imagine. In 1986, Rachtman and long-time friend Taime Downe of Faster Pussycat founded one of the most infamous establishments in rock history — The Cathouse! The legendary club was […]

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DARK SIDE OF THE RING: Viceland’s Gritty Docuseries Explores Pro-Wrestling’s Most Savage Moments

For decades, the world of professional wrestling has deliberately blurred the line between fantasy and reality. From larger-than-life characters to moments of glory to backstage controversies, mysterious deaths and unsolved homicides, it’s truly an art form that has it all. Viceland’s ‘Dark Side of The Ring’ (premiering Wednesday, April 10), directed by Jason Eisener (Hobo with […]

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Pick Of The Week: Johnny Messner Delivers A Powerhouse Performance In ‘Silencer’

  One of the highlights of cinema in 2018 has been the return of the action thriller. A recent standout is the latest offering from director Timothy Woodward, Jr. (Weaponized, Traded, Hickok). “Silencer,” starring the criminally underrated Johnny Messner, is a beautifully constructed tale of one man’s quest for revenge and redemption. The story centers […]

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Crystal Head Vodka Creates Out-Of-This-World Cocktail In Celebration of ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

Between blasting bounty hunters, ducking gangsters and avoiding the law, being a scoundrel is thirsty work. Satisfy your thirst with The Scoundrel cocktail created by Crystal Head Vodka for the release of the new movie, Solo: A Star Wars Story. This delicious drink is a mix of Crystal Head Vodka, blue cacao, lemonade, and Chambord! Headed […]

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They Came from Crabtown: A Review of Bumpin’ Uglies’ “Beast From The East”

Not enough people in the world appreciate the state of Maryland. I mean, think about it, in such a small radius we’ve got large cities, great beaches, and glorious mountains. Honestly, this little state has anything you could really want. We are highly underrated. We’ve got delicious blue crabs, plus the greatest seasoning known to […]

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Adam Rifkin’s ‘The Last Movie Star’ Showcases Burt Reynolds At His Best!

“The Last Movie Star” is a smart, fresh take on stardom that left me nostalgic for the era of classic Hollywood. Reynolds’ Vic Edwards represents a pedigree of Hollywood that has long since faded with the popularity of reality stars and internet flash in the pans. A Hollywood fixture for decades, Reynolds’ translates his ups […]