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Sundance 2016: First 9 Films Announced

Sundance 2016: First 9 Films Announced

Sundance Institute tonight offers a first look at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival by announcing the nine feature films that will screen in its iconic Midnight section.

A Pop Culture Zombie Timeline: From Bela Lugosi to “THE RETURNED”

A Pop Culture Zombie Timeline: From Bela Lugosi to “THE RETURNED”

Whether you call them The Undead, The Living Dead, Ghouls or simply Walkers. Zombies have emerged as a vital pop culture phenomenon — sometimes literally gnawing their way into our hearts. Check out this infographic timeline detailing zombies in pop culture.

Organic coffee… for metalheads?

Organic coffee… for metalheads?

When I first saw that Rob Zombie was selling certified organic and Fair Trade coffee through his online store, I thought “That’s unique…” Turns out I was wrong… Zombie’s joining metal artists ranging from Steelheart to Dave Mustaine of Megadeth to Charlie Benante of Anthrax in lending his name and image to coffee. In all of these cases, the brands in question tout their dedication to the environment and social/economic justice.

OK, your average metal musician probably appreciates a good cup of java after a night of sex, drugs, and rock ‘n’ roll, but organic and Fair Trade? Is that necessary for this demographic? Or is this just some kind of marketing ploy aimed at attracting a wider audience?