Former Coco Avenue Singer Jenny Lyric Covers Young Turks’ ‘Closer’ for Legendary Kpop Producer Shin Insoo

By Tony Sokol Jenny Lyric can read your mind. But don't waste your time reading between the lines, step outside them and come a little closer. Shin Insoo’s global project album Replay found its "Closer." The legendary Korean producer put his fingers on the dials while Jenny Lyric, current member of the girl group Nuna … Continue reading Former Coco Avenue Singer Jenny Lyric Covers Young Turks’ ‘Closer’ for Legendary Kpop Producer Shin Insoo

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Superfan April Kay Opens Up About Tell-All Frankie Valli Memoir [EXCLUSIVE]

Originally published in Daily Offbeat on July 24, 2014 Sometimes Big Girls Do Cry. Daily Offbeat talks to April Kay, author of Frankie Valli exposé What I Did For Love: Why My Affair with Frankie Valli Matters' By Tony Sokol "Jersey Boys," the story of a group of Italian-American singers who escaped the hard mobbed-up … Continue reading Superfan April Kay Opens Up About Tell-All Frankie Valli Memoir [EXCLUSIVE]

Researchers Link Haunted Houses To Hallucinogenic Mold

By Tony Sokol MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y., April 6, 2015 /Daily Offbeat/ -- Things that go bump in the night might originate behind the walls. According to a study at Clarkson University in New York, ghost sightings might be caused by hallucinogenic mold. Like Us on Facebook "Experiences reported in many hauntings are similar to mental … Continue reading Researchers Link Haunted Houses To Hallucinogenic Mold

Horror Queen Mylo Carbia Says Vegans Aren’t Scary

By Tony Sokol Mylo Carbia likes it raw. From the sex and violence at the center of her book chart topping novel The Raping Of Ava Desantis to the advice the Hollywood screenwriter and script doctor gives in her lectures, Carbia is not one for sugar coating. That doesn’t mean the novelist doesn’t eat well. … Continue reading Horror Queen Mylo Carbia Says Vegans Aren’t Scary

The Hollywood Witch Continues Moonlight Magic As Barry Jenkins Talks to Beale Street for Oscar Win Follow-Up Flick

By Tony Sokol Celebrity psychic Marie Bargas saw good things for the dark horse best movie contender at the 2017 Academy Awards. The Hollywood Witch predicted months before that the coming of age masterpiece Moonlight would pick up the Best Picture trophy. Director Barry Jenkins picked James Baldwin's novel If Beale Street Could Talk to … Continue reading The Hollywood Witch Continues Moonlight Magic As Barry Jenkins Talks to Beale Street for Oscar Win Follow-Up Flick

‘WTF’ Is Happening on Demand and Digital HD

By Tony Sokol Midnight Releasing drops a bloodsoaked F-bomb August 1st on Cable VOD and Digital HD.  The debut feature from director Peter Herro, WTF! follows the survivor of a mass murder on a relaxing trip with six close friends, when her nightmare threatens to begin again. Three years ago, twenty-two year old girl-next-door Rachel … Continue reading ‘WTF’ Is Happening on Demand and Digital HD

Zeena Brings the Heat with Tantric Sethian Summer Solstice Ritual in Italy

By Tony Sokol Summer just got a little hotter in Europe and it has nothing to do with Trump pulling out of the France global warming accord. Noted spiritualist Zeena announced that she will conduct a rare “Tantric Sethian Summer Solstice Ritual and Blessing by the Sea” in Italy. The Mediterranean mystical event will be … Continue reading Zeena Brings the Heat with Tantric Sethian Summer Solstice Ritual in Italy

Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda Melds Movement with Music in Upcoming Limbs

By Tony Sokol Whether you’re clapping, stomping, picking or strumming, Yuka C. Honda’s upcoming Limbs is the a place where heads, hands and feet all meet. The former taller half of Cibo Matto seamlessly sound, rhythm, and movement in her new work, which premieres at National Sawdust on 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, New York … Continue reading Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda Melds Movement with Music in Upcoming Limbs

Yes and ELO Bring Classical Rock to the Hall of Fame

By Tony Sokol Progressive rock band Yes and the Electric Light Orchestra, the group that had the audacity to think strings meant they picked up where the Beatles left off, were inducted by a jukebox jury of their peers. Their peers? The musicians in Yes alone are peerless. Bassist Chris Squire, who formed the band … Continue reading Yes and ELO Bring Classical Rock to the Hall of Fame

Cult Filmmaker Zeena Schreck Drops Teaser Clip From Upcoming Film Restoration Project

By Tony Sokol Berlin-based American underground filmmaker Zeena Schreck is beginning work on the restoration of her 1992 film Germania: The Theory of Ruins. To commemorate May Day, Zeena released an excerpt from the original movie. The scene was filmed 25 years ago during the crossover from Walpurgisnacht to May Day, the feast day of Saint … Continue reading Cult Filmmaker Zeena Schreck Drops Teaser Clip From Upcoming Film Restoration Project