Jack Black


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I kept reaching for the fast-forward button—but then I remembered this was live television! Once again, the Academy Awards were gaudy, glitzy, drawn-out and dull. In other words: an expensive platform for TV ads. Host Neil Patrick Harris was a chi.. more

Feb 25, 2015 2:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

Paying homage to the greatest Wisconsin soundbite of the year—a snarled, out-of-context snippet of casual profanity from Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin that played on constant loop during the election—FM 102.1 morning dudes Brian Kramp and Jon Adler .. more

Dec 13, 2012 11:00 PM On Music

<em>The Big Year </em>packs together three of the funniest Hollywood stars in a mildly mirthful spoof of “competitive birding”a strange contest between avid birdwatchers for spotting the greatest number of the winged creatures in a one-year period.. more

Feb 3, 2012 1:12 PM I Hate Hollywood

Mofro, the rock ’n’ roll brainchild of Jacksonville, Fla., storyteller JJ Grey, is more or less an extension of its bandleader’s innate melodic gifts. From humble, late-’90s beginnings in the swamplands of northern Florida, the more

Jun 18, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

With Flash’s often affecting yelp of a voice pitchedsomewhere between a catharsis for the whole world and diffidence about his ownemotional needs, it’s largely a winning combination. Even among the alt rockand freak folk communities that,CD... more

Nov 18, 2009 12:00 AM Album Reviews 2 Comments

Boren permanently moved to Nicaragua in 2002 but periodically returns to Wisconsin to spre Shepherd Express ,Books more

Sep 8, 2009 12:00 AM Books

Jack Black got a little bit too into his Tenacious D act last night at the U.S. Cellular Arena, and while exposing his belly in service of comedy, the distracted actor took a nasty spill off the side of the stage. It wasn't one of those comical, C.. more

Nov 3, 2008 5:00 AM On Music

Audiences couldn’t muster much excitement for Michel Gondry’s latest film, Be Be Kind Rewind ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 4, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

Audiences couldn’t muster much excitement for Michel Gondry’s latest film, Be Be Kind Rewind ,Today in Milwaukee more

Sep 3, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

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Apr 24, 2008 12:00 AM Best of Milwaukee 2008 1 Comments

  Confession: I blew it. I didn’t bother seeing School of Rock when it came out in 2003 because the trailer looked silly and smarmy and I cynically decided that director Richard Linklater just wanted to make money in between artier projects and b.. more

Dec 26, 2007 5:00 AM I Hate Hollywood

December 13, 2007 Peoplefrom outside Milwaukee who look down their noses at our lo The Complete On the Corner Sessions ,CD Reviews more

Dec 13, 2007 12:00 AM Album Reviews 4 Comments