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The Late Movies: Coney Island Soundtrack

On this date in 1927, the historic Cyclone roller coaster opened at Coney Island. (You could ride it for 25 cents back then. Now it’s eight bucks a person!) The Cyclone was declared a New York City landmark on July 12, 1988, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, [...]

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme VII

It’s Thursday night and it’s once again time to test your knowledge! The clips below have a common theme. Can you guess it? Leave your answers in the comments. As always, the winner receives something as special as it is invaluable: my undying respect and admiration. The Rolling Stones – Sympathy For The Devil Death Cab For [...]

The Late Movies: Music On The Go

Tonight for the Late Movies we have a series of music clips from some people on the go—either on trains, subways, taxis or even from the confines of their bathrooms. Enjoys these tracks as you head into a beautiful weekend! Leading off tonight is The Belle Brigade performing “Losers” on a pair of acoustic guitars. In [...]

The Late Movies: Acoustic Cover Songs for Fall

Tonight’s Late Movies are a collection of my all-time favorite acoustic cover songs that have a fall-like feel. Grab a comfortable sweatshirt and a cup of hot chocolate and don’t forget to share your own favorites in the comments. Before Ryan Adams married Mandy Moore and started releasing an album every hour, he was part of [...]

The Late Movies: Michael Jackson Covers

Tonight for the Late Movies, enjoy an assortment of clips featuring Michael Jackson songs. At the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center (CPDRC), a maximum security prison in the Philippines, MJs choreographer Travis Payne showed up to teach the inmates some of the dances from THIS IS IT. The video is pretty impressive. This, of course, [...]

The Late Movies: Black Cab Sessions

The Black Cab Sessions are a series of lo-fi, one-take performances by notable musicians, filmed for an internet audience in the back of black cabs as they ply the busy streets of London. It’s a strangely intimate venue, an unconventional setting that’s produced some remarkable performances. Here are some of our favorites. Fleet Foxes Lead singer Robin [...]