Horror Heroines: Name that Film Oct31

Horror Heroines: Nam...

All Hallow’s Eve is upon us and what could be scarier than to think about how the starlets from our favorite thrillers look now… But seriously, all of these beauties are timeless and fierce. From psychopaths, to witches, to family members, these ladies have seen it all… or...

Lena Dunham Loves Planned Parenthood & Celebs Follow Suit Oct30

Lena Dunham Loves Pl...

These dream women stand for equality and justice. And they encourage you to vote November 4th. A photo posted by Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:41am PDT Celebrities are proving to be a helpful ambassador for women’s rights this year on many fronts. From bodies, to...

Music Video of the Week: Sage Caswell, ‘Amber Gloss / Making Out’ Oct30

Music Video of the W...

  Dance music never fails to get me out of my seat to, well, dance. But unless there are some good lyrics associated with the song that lend themselves to a visual story,  I’m hard-pressed to find a video that can hold my gaze and keep me in my seat. With the exception of some album...

10 Worst Halloween Candies Oct30

10 Worst Halloween C...

  Another Halloween is upon us. Do you know what that means? Yep, a lot of horrible candy will be given out to millions of kids in Frozen and Bob the Builder costumes. Always looking out for your best interests, NUVO has taken the time to put together a list of the 10 Worst Halloween...

Video of Woman Being Sexually Harassed While Walking Down the Street Goes Viral Oct29

Video of Woman Being...

  The video embedded above will make your skin crawl. Directed by Rob Bliss Creative, the clip shows a woman named Shoshana B. Roberts walking around the streets of New York City while being sexually harassed by random strangers. The scenes are culled from over 10 hours of footage Bliss...

Homeboy Sandman on Growing Up Latino, Recognizing His ‘Lunatic’ Phase (INTERVIEW) Oct28

Homeboy Sandman on G...

  Homeboy Sandman‘s musical approach mirrors the eclecticism of the neighborhood he grew up in the cultural melting pot that is Queens, N.Y. Born to parents from the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, Sandman’s refreshing take on hip-hop finds him rapping over a...

LA Ink Cast: Where Are They Now? (Part 2) Oct27

LA Ink Cast: Where A...

  Earlier this year, we took a look to see what the original cast of LA Ink was up to since appearing on the hit series. Featuring Corey Miller, Hannah Aitchison, and Kim Saigh, the post proved to be a popular one with our readers. Many of you wanted to know about some of the other...

Appropriate Appropriation: Racism and Halloween Oct24

Appropriate Appropri...

  By Nikki San Pedro Halloween is my favorite holiday. Stepping beyond the traditional spookiness, it is a day for people to be exceptionally slutty, weird, stereotypical, topical, funny, historically accurate, and especially creative. I am fascinated at how people perform alternate...

Music Video of the Week: Chvrches, ‘Under the Tide’ Oct24

Music Video of the W...

  Artist: Chvrches Song: “Under the Tide” Director: Sing J. Lee Album: The Bones of What You Believe   Scottish synth-poppers Chvrches called on Sing J. Lee to helm their new video for “Under the Tide,” the latest single off their critically acclaimed debut...

NUVO Point of View: Meet Director William Caballero Oct23

NUVO Point of View: ...

  William “Davy” Caballero is following his grandfather’s advice and is looking “straight ahead.” At 31 years-old, Caballero has already achieved what most aspiring filmmakers can only hope to do with a film, find an audience and move them. Caballero has been chosen as one of...

The Chimpz: L.A. Rockers Live the DIY Life Oct23

The Chimpz: L.A. Roc...

  Hailing from the Los Angeles area, The Chimpz offer up a brew of hard-hitting rock and funk-driven hip-hop. Bringing to mind bands like Snot, Cypress Hill, and Pennywise, The Chimpz have a sound that appeals to a wide-section of listeners. Even without the push of a proper record...

.Soy: Google Fail Oct22

.Soy: Google Fail

  I was taught that the word “soy” directly translated in Spanish means “I am.” Well, I am a [half] first-generation Mexican-American. My father was born in Mexico and my grandmother speaks only a little bit of English. Despite this, I don’t speak Spanish fluently, but it...

Stand Up and Deliver: Cabo Relief to Air This Saturday, Oct. 25 Oct22

Stand Up and Deliver...

  Earlier this month, stand-up comedy’s best and brightest united for a very important cause. Held in front of a packed Irvine Improv in Irvine, Calif., the benefit comedy show, Stand Up & Deliver: Cabo Relief, found comedians Rob Schneider, Aisha Tyler, and Pablo Francisco,...

Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82 Oct21

Designer Oscar de la...

  Oscar. His first name was written in cursive across an elegant, glass bottle of what I thought encapsulated the essence of womanliness. My mother’s perfume. My first memory of the great Oscar de la Renta was this tall bottle of perfume, hidden away in my mother’s medicine cabinet,...

Author Gets the Stories Behind Hip-Hop’s Most Iconic Albums (INTERVIEW) Oct21

Author Gets the Stor...

  Brian Coleman is the Ken Burns of hip-hop. The noted music journalist and historian has written three books that every rap fan should have in their library: Check the Technique Volume 2 (Wax Facts Press, 2014); Check the Technique (Villard / Random House, 2007); and Rakim Told Me (Wax...

Curvy Girls Cast Member Joanne Borgella Dies at 32 Oct20

Curvy Girls Cast Mem...

  Joanne Borgella, a former cast member of NUVO’s Curvy Girls, has passed away at the age of 32. The Multi-talented model-singer had been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer of the womb in 2013. “Her faith, courage and strength were unshaken throughout every obstacle she...