Nardwuar at Neptoon with Tyler, the Creator By Steve Newton I called up Vancouver-based celebrity journalist and garage-rocker Nardwuar a couple years ago when I was writing an article on the 40th anniversary of Neptoon Records, the local vinyl haven run by Rob Frith and his musician son Ben. NTHS often does his hugely popular … Continue reading That time I interviewed Nardwuar the Human Serviette about Neptoon Records, my fave Vancouver record store
By Steve Newton TUESDAY: the Rickshaw presents Montreal-based Celtic-punk band the Peelers at LanaLou's Restaurant, with guest Johnny Trash. TUESDAY TO FRIDAY: the Arts Club Theatre Company presents the musical Million Dollar Quartet-- which depicts the famed 1956 jam session between Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins--at the Granville Island Stage. … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 (or 12) things to do in Vancouver this week, July 3 to 7
By Steve Newton One of the many fine memories from my 13-year stint as Vancouver correspondent for New York horror mag Fangoria involved interviewing screen legend Pam Grier when I was covering the Snoop Dogg flick Bones. I was expecting good things from Bones because I loved director Ernest Dickerson's previous fright flick, Demon Knight, but … Continue reading Interviewing kickass screen legend Pam Grier for the Snoop Dogg horror flick Bones
BREAKING: through sources that will remain nameless, the Newt has managed to aquire a photo of evil L.A. gangsta rapper Snoop Dogg trying to corrupt innocent Canadian TV character "Bubbles" with what looks like a marijuana cigarette, or "joint" as the Yankee drug fiends like to call it. The shocking incident apparently occured at … Continue reading Shocking photo: Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys offered joint by Snoop Dogg!
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, NOV. 15, 2001 Lately, it seems as though a deluge of gory, made-in-B.C. horror flicks has been unleashed upon the moviegoing public. First to drench local screens with blood ’n’ gore was Thi13een Ghosts, the noisy and nauseating haunted-house flick that’s about as intriguing as a 90-minute Rob Zombie … Continue reading Horror review: Bones