The Deadly Nightclub Fire In Brazil Happened Because That Night's Band Were Cheapskates

Jordan Sargent · 01/29/13 10:26PM

At the root of the unimaginable tragedy in Brazil — in which 234 people died and at least 120 others were hospitalized in a fire at a nightclub called Kiss — is wanton carelessness for others. According to police in Brazil, the fire was ignited by flares that were intended for outdoor use. Why did Gurizada Fandangueira, the band playing that night, set off those flares inside the club? Because they were cheap.

Gay Men Achieve World-Record Longest Kiss

Maureen O'Connor · 09/19/10 07:59PM

Standing in a tent on the campus of The College of New Jersey, Matty Daley and Bobby Canciello earned a place in the Guinness World Records today by kissing for 33 hours. They livestreamed video of it and just finished.

Glee: A KISS of Gaga

Brian Moylan · 05/26/10 11:59AM

The much-hyped Lady Gaga episode of Glee ended up not being so much about Lady Gaga as it was about mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, friends and lovers, and a diversion through the KISS songbook. It was still awesome.

Mirren Image

Max Read · 05/11/10 11:21PM

[Flesh-based actress Helen Mirren cozies up to waxen Helen Mirren at Madame Tussaud's in London. Photo via Getty.]

KISS Make a Surprise Appearance on Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Whitney Jefferson · 02/22/10 03:03PM

Last night's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition was just like all the others—except not all episodes include rock bands jamming with families that are die-hard fans. Well, Gene Simmons and company dropped by and did just that.

Oprah Ruins KISS' Final Shot at Glory

Richard Rushfield · 10/14/09 01:58PM

Did you know that in KISS's epic career, they've never had an album reach the No. 1 on the Billboard chart? After they released their record last week, that final prize seemed at hand. Then Oprah ruined everything.

Gene Simmons Gets Creepy With Flirty Mom Fan

Ryan Tate · 02/18/08 10:51PM

It used to be that the creepiness of aging, B-List rockers was confined to whatever mall or car dealership they were opening, but now through the miracle of the internet, they are all practically swarming with aging fans across the country. Also, they can have extremely creepy conversations involving strip clubs, dry humping, propositions and the word "mommy," as in this recent clip of a run in between Gene Simmons and a fan, apparently one of many in line to have creepy conversations with the former KISS bassist: