At a time when pop culture phenomena like Paris Hilton and Hulk Hogan's daughter are relentlessly promoting their debut albums, the idea of the remake doesn't sound all that bad.
Take Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' "Hurt," for instance.
After opening for indie rock sensations the Arcade Fire and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, it was only a matter of time before the Atlanta-via-Athens, Georgia group Snowden got picked up by a prominent independent label.
Known by its 11 million residents as "el patio de recreo de Fidel" (that's "Fidel's Playground" for those of you unversed in the ways of the Spanish language), Cuba has become the most popular vacation destination since the Rwandan tourism boom of 1987.
It's your guilty pleasure, your Tuesday night fix. It is MTV's The Real World, and in its 16th season, the show has mastered sucking in audiences to follow the famed "seven strangers" -- seven strangers who must be interesting if you're willing to watch them get wasted week after week, right?
In response to this burning question, Street caught up with Wes, the strawberry-blond from The Real World: Austin, who stopped by Tiki Bob's Cantina in Northern Liberties last week.
What were you doing when you were 14 years old? Possibly spending your days playing a little GoldenEye on N64 until your new bedtime at 11 p.m.? Or girls, were you experiencing the joys of puberty and adolescence?