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Lately, Billy Corgan has been busying himself with a fair amount of non-Smashing Pumpkins business: The long improvisational tea-shop sets, the reality show about his pro wrestling federation. (There…   Read Story »
Last week, we got word that Billy Corgan would be performing four "sonic impressions" based on poems by the Sufi mystic Rumi at his own Madame ZuZu's Tea Shop that's located just outside of Chicago.…   Read Story »
Independent wrestling entrepreneur and former Zwan frontman Billy Corgan recently performed an eight-hour ambient retelling of Siddartha. That then led to one of the lengthiest and most hilarious…   Read Story »
Back in 2011, Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan pulled the surprising move of helping to launch a Chicago-based indie pro wrestling promotion called Resistance Pro Wrestling. Corgan is a…   Read Story »
Last week, Billy Corgan was on Twitter, teasing "big news" about Smashing Pumpkins to arrive on Monday (yesterday); he's only a day late, and the news is, if not "big," then at least noteworthy.…   Read Story »
Earlier this month, Billy Corgan announced that he'd be giving an eight-hour solo concert, a sort of musical interpretation of Herman Hesse's novel Siddhartha. He was not bluffing. The show is…   Read Story »
No one should be all that surprised that the endlessly prolific Billy Corgan just announced an eight-hour concert, but the content of that performance might catch you off guard. As Spin points out,…   Read Story »
Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan is a longtime vocal pro wrestling fan, and he bankrolls and helps to run a local Chicago pro-wrestling company called Resistance Pro. But rumor has it that he…   Read Story »
It's easy to forget that the Smashing Pumpkins were outsiders. Not in the sense that many bands are — the weird, artsy, pained kids who find an outlet by playing loud rock music. The Smashing…   Read Story »
Back in 2011, the Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan helped to launch Resistance Pro Wrestling, a promising Chicago-based indie wrestling promotion. Nearly two years later, Resistance Pro still…   Read Story »