On February 14, 1995, The Cranberries performed this searing rendition of "Zombie" on MTV Unplugged. Dolores O'Riordan, RIP.
In 1976, Björk, then 11-years-old and studying classical piano and flute, sang Tina Charles's "I Love to Love" for a school recital. According to Wikipedia, "her teachers sent a recording of her singing the song to the RÚV radio station, which was then Iceland's only radio station. The recording was nationally broadcast and, after hearing… READ THE REST
Ikea no longer makes the translucent plastic Fniss trashcans, sadly, and I can confirm that the current opaque model's thicker polypropylene material is useless for performing free jazz on glass tabletops. Previously: Happy birthday to John Coltrane! READ THE REST
For today, and any day, here is a collection of gorgeous folk, rock, and country songs by Indigenous Americans whose voices you can hear on Light in the Attic's eye- and ear-opening box set "Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, and Country 1966–1985, Morley Loon's "Northland, My Land," and Willie Thrasher's "Spirit Child."… READ THE REST
We'd all love to make the trip home this year for the holidays, but the reality is, that's probably not in the cards for millions right now. But with encouraging signs that a COVID-19 vaccine in early 2021 may be the light at the end of our dark and dreary 2020 tunnel, it isn't too… READ THE REST
This year, the pledge to focus on your health and take better care of yourself in 2021 needs to be more than just words. As we've all seen the past several months, your health is your most precious asset. So when it comes to getting your body into its best possible shape, it's time to… READ THE REST
It's become a tradition in the Boing Boing Store. Just like winter and Santa, every year's end isn't complete without the most tricked-out set of killer Mac apps included in the annual Cyber Monday Mac Bundle. Last year's assortment was a monster hit, spawning more than 100 5-star reviews from thousands sold. So, of course,… READ THE REST