Rick Astley

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Five Bad Taste Tribute Shows We're Dying to See

    via, Rick Astley, we ain't never gonna give you up!Tribute shows are terrible in so many ways. It's like, If I really wanted to hear that song the way I enjoy hearing it, I'd use my iPod, thank you. But tributes are also fun to watch for their crash-and-burn performances. And so ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    93.9 FM Rick Rolls Smooth Jazz Lovers With Guilty Pleasures

    Let's say you're a smooth jazz lover who was away for the holidays and tuned into your favorite radio station Love 94 at exactly 4:10 p.m. today for the first time since Christmas hoping to hear the smooth, comforting sounds of Kenny G finally back on the airwaves after the station went bonkers for ... More >>

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    October 6, 2008

    Vice Presidential Debates Get Rick Rolled

    (Via Steve Huff, via Fark) The VP debate was Rickrolled! Check out the signs in the back. Incidentally, Rick Astley is up for "Best Act Ever" at the MTV Europe Music Awards -- twenty years after he was a chart-topper with "Never Gonna Give You Up" and "Together Forever." (No, all of you can't have m ... More >>

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    October 1, 2008

    Rick Roll'd By a Birthday Cake!

    Up top: The faux German chocolate covering, Bottom: Astley gets the drop on us again. It’s happened to all of us: You get an email from a coworker, click the link that says “Cutest video of cats dressed as humans ever!” then those hauntingly cheerful drums start up. You’ve been Rick Roll’ ... More >>

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    July 17, 2008
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    July 11, 2008

    Weekly Purge: The Short Order Recap, Edition #1

    Week two of Short Order is just about in the books, and what a week at that. We've been posting our arses off around New Times, probably because we're just so pent up. This Short Order thing you see here was a long time coming, you see -- an idea Gail and I had been talking about for almost a year n ... More >>

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    Bring It Back

    After bad decisions cost Gabriel Fain a spot among Miami's DJ elite, the house music jock gets a shot at redemption

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    December 18, 2003


    New Sacred Cow (Columbia)

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    July 10, 1997
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    August 25, 1995

    A Man Out of Time

    Repeatedly sideswiped by fame, singer-songwriter Dennis Britt braces for one last lunge at the big time

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    May 12, 1993
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    December 2, 1992

    Boltin' Bolton

    In an impromptu phone call, Good Michael says Bad Michael's outta here

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    November 27, 1991

    Bone Poem

    The world's great thinkers agree: There's no band harder than Fishbone