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Overrated – Athletes thanking God

Ned Bitters This week’s inductee into the “Overrated Hall of Fame” is … athletes thanking God. It’s a muggy August night in Pittsburgh. The last-place Pittsburgh Pirates are up on the last-place Colorado Rockies by six runs in the eighth inning of another meaningless game for both

One on One with Henry Rollins

Whether on stage screaming lyrics to a song, storytelling at a spoken-word show or helping Will Smith and Martin Lawrence take down white supremacists in Bad Boys II, it’s pretty clear that Henry Rollins is a take no prisoners, take no bullshit kind of guy. It’s also

One on One with Chris Jericho

Stone Cold Steve Austin and The Rock might have been the two biggest names in wrestling in the 1990s, but neither can claim to be the first ever WWE Undisputed Champion. That distinction goes to Chris Jericho, who used his quick wit and ring savvy to regularly

One on One with Michael K. Williams

When HoboTrashcan launched in August of 2005, the first celebrity we interviewed was Michael K. Williams from The Wire. More than a year later, the interview continues to be one of the most popular on the site, which is no surprise given the fact that Omar Little

Hanging Around … Evil Dead The Musical

True fans of the Evil Dead franchise have seen Ash wrestle with his own hand or exclaim "This is my boom stick" hundreds of times, but they've never seen him spontaneously break into song ... until now. Following in the tradition of "Spamalot" and "The

One on One with Delaney Williams

While the storylines may keep Sgt. Jay Landsman in the background, his surly demeanor and affection for porno magazines help him to steal most of the scenes he is in. Although entertaining, Delaney Williams, who plays Landsman on HBO’s critically-acclaimed drama The Wire, wants you to know

Murphy’s Law – Things that piss me off

By Joel Murphy (In no particular order.) Christians who boycott Halloween because it is the “devil’s holiday.” Sure, Halloween is based on a Pagan holiday, but so are Christmas and Easter. Halloween isn’t evil – it’s an excuse to wear a silly costume and get free candy.

Hanging Around … Red Bull Flugtag

Back in 1903, Orville Wright climbed into an aircraft he made with his brother Wilbur and took flight, becoming the first person to successful pilot an aircraft. More than 70,000 spectators lined Baltimore’s Inner Harbor as 23 teams from around the world attempted to follow in the

One on One with Kamala

Jim Harris came from humble beginnings in Mississippi, picking cotton and driving trucks to make ends meet, but he was eventually transformed into an Ugandan Giant. As Kamala, Harris competed in the WWF during their glory days and squared off against greats like Hulk Hogan and Andre

One on One with Robert Wisdom

It’s been an interesting road for Maj. Howard “Bunny” Colvin on HBO’s critically-acclaimed drama, The Wire. First, he legalized drugs in Western Baltimore in what became known as Hamsterdam. This season, he’s the man tasked with radically reforming the flawed Baltimore school system. So it’s fitting that