98 Degrees (Band)

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2014

    Austin Mahone - IZOD Center - 8/20/14

    Better Than: Those summer nostalgia tours featuring the d-list pop rock bands of yesteryear. (Do we really need you, Spacehog?) When asked to list the loudest sounds on earth, most people have similar answers: explosions at wartime, the constant and consistent shrill of ambulance sirens, jet engine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Nick Lachey, Wendy's, and Hashtags: How to Sell a Cheeseburger in 2013

    I am sent dozens of PR pitches a day. I am not some cutting-edge tastemaker; I get these because of my publicly listed email address and lax spam filter. I received one last week that was formatted like the others--boldfaced celebrity name, idiot-proof "WHAT/WHY/WHERE/WHEN" matrix, ironic public rel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    One Direction - Izod Center - 7/2/13

    Better Than: My live tweets could have ever explained. The screaming started early. The Coach bus from Manhattan to the Izod Center was filled with teens sticking on temporary tattoos, covering their arms in body paint with phrases like "I

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    NKOTB, 98 Degrees, Boyz II Men - Izod Center - 6/13/13

    NKOTB, 98 Degrees, Boyz ii Men Izod Center 6/13/13 Better Than: Justin Bieber's leopard print Audi. "This one goes out to all the sexy married women here tonight! I know there's a lot of you." Without any hint of irony or disappointment, Nick Lachey delivered these words. Truer words have never b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    New Kids, Old Media: How NKOTB Achieved Ubiquity in an Era Without Internet

    Tonight in the Jerz (East Rutherford) and Sunday at Barclays Center, everybody's favorite boy band template New Kids on the Block take the stage for their tour with 98 Degrees and Boyz II Men. While most of our New Kids memories could be attributed to them having "The Right Stuff" on stage and in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    The 10 Best Concerts in New York This Weekend, 5/31/2013

    For more shows throughout the weekend, check out our New York Concert Calendar.

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in NYC, 2013

    Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy - share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. Just ask the lucky gal above e ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    May 15, 2013
  • Voice Choices

    May 15, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    The Backstreet Boys vs. The Vivian Girls: An Intellectual Summit

    ​The Vivian Girls. The Backstreet Boys. Both bands are on tour this summer; both have a penchant for wobbly harmony; both have experienced relatively recent line-up changes. For some, these coincidences wouldn't register, but for savvy Paper Magazine editor (and former Voice cohort) Elizabeth ... More >>

  • Music

    September 12, 2000
  • Columns

    June 27, 2000