I'll admit that I've never really been into the Smiths, but I have no trouble believing that the X-Men, Marvel's mopiest mutants, would beall about that stuff. I mean, their entire deal is that they combine eye-lasers with angst and occasionally use that mixture to power trips to space, right? It's a perfect match.
Or at least, that's the conclusion that artist Adam Villacin came to with "These Charming X-Men," a series of portraits on display at Secret Headquarters in Los Angeles that mashed up the Children of the Atom with Morrissey's most famous lyrics, resulting in absolute hilarity. Seriously, Cyclops trying to cover his eyes set to "There Is A Light That Never Goes Out" might be the best thing I've seen all day, and that's just where it starts.
In a bizarre bit of news that has the unintended side effect of making album artwork interesting again for the first time in years, David Bowie is rumored to be miffed about the cover of Morrissey's upcoming single.
Emo pioneer Morrissey has always worn his love of animals on his sleeve, going as far titling the second album he made with The Smiths 'Meat is Murder.'
But the stanch vegetarian and outspoken animal rights advocate recently learned that inter-species respect is sometimes a one-way street when a dog took a bite out of the 52-year old, injuring his finger.