A.J. McLean

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    You Better Work: 21 Music-Heavy Fashion's Night Out Events

    Nicki Minaj performs at Yves Saint Laurent tonight. ​Let's be honest: Shopping isn't really the main attraction of Fashion's Night Out. Who has time to sift through sales racks when there are so many parties to go to? Some events—Drake's DJ set at Versace, Neon Indian's invite-only gig a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Live: NKOTBSB Keep The Fires Burning At The Izod Center

    Bryan HorowitzThis was the last time it would get quiet all evening. ​ NKOTBSB w/Jordin Sparks Izod Center Tuesday, June 13 Better than: Sitting at home bitching about "manufactured pop." It was 8:35 last night when the lights at the Izod Center went down, and it was approximately 8:35:01 w ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2008

    Backstreet Boys Movie: Ain't Nothing But a Mistake

    Finally, the Jeanne Tanzy Williams story is ready to made into a movie! Jeanne Tanzy what? Well, the lady says that as the manager of young A.J. McLean, she was instrumental in launching the Backstreet Boys along with sleazebucket Louis J. Pearlman, so she's going Hollywood with her torrid tale. "It ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 25, 2001
  • Music

    August 21, 2001

    Metal Gets Sentimental

    The Belated Return of Loud Mushy Rock