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Amy Winehouse

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    January 8, 2014

    REEL KOSHER

    Jewish tradition on the big screen

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    May 22, 2013

    Top 10 Spitters In Music History (w/ VIDEO)

    Spitting. It's gross in any language or culture -- a sign of disrespect that garners admiration or adoration from no one. Well, except for fans. Stars and celebrities themselves get mighty pissed off if you spit on them, but if they spit on you, you better just grin and take it. That's why we decid ... More >>

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    May 21, 2013

    A Good Ol' American Intro for Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes

    I don't understand plenty about Australia--Vegemite, the platypus' existence as a non-mythical creature, etc.--but what I truly don't get is how everyone in Melbourne could've kept Clairy Browne and the Bangin' Rackettes all to themselves since Baby Caught The Bus came out the first time around in 2 ... More >>

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    March 6, 2013
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    January 2, 2013

    Photos Of Me As Donald Trump, Justin Bieber, Kim Kardashian...

    ...Amy Winehouse, Lindsay Lohan, Snooki, Johnny Depp, Susan Boyle, John Galliano, Charlie Sheen, Mel Gibson, Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin, Lady Gaga... Virtually everyone who's ever lived. They're all linked here to bring you back to the time before I was dressed as Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood ... More >>

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    November 29, 2012

    Nine Poppy Picks From ?uestlove's Non-Rap Productions

    ?uestlove's stock is at an all-time high. His stint as house band-leader on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon was recently complimented by a profile in The New Yorker; you might even peep his face on subway billboards around the city as he clocks up his Sonos endorsement money. Tonight he'll be spinning ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012
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    December 20, 2011

    People Who Died 2011: The Year In Obituaries

    Amy Winehouse passed away on July 23. ​In memory of the people, places, and things that passed away in 2011, here's a collection of links and streaming-video artifacts.

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    Live: VH1 Brings Out The Divas At The Hammerstein Ballroom

    via VH1​VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul Hammerstein Ballroom Sunday, December 18 Better than: Whatever Ryan Seacrest is going to cook up for VH1 Soul. Last night's VH1 Divas taping existed both as a performance and self-contained, 24-hours-out advertising opportunity for its broadcast. (Tonight at ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011

    The Saddest Celebrity Deaths of 2011

    ​Who will you miss the most? *Elizabeth Taylor. A legend, a goddess, an activist. *Steve Jobs. Ditto, except for the goddess bit.

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    December 12, 2011

    Animal Drink Coasters at Broadway Panhandler, Gift Suggestion #5

    ​Aren't they unspeakably cute? -- and they protect the finish on your fine furniture, too. Drink coasters are something of a retro-phenomenon. While our moms had several sets with different themes in neat stacks under the bar -- to protect her good finish from dad's sloppy drinking habits -- ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    Amy Winehouse's Top Ten Hip-Hop Collaborations

    ​Rappers loved Amy Winehouse. The British warbler might not have collaborated with rap chaps to the extent that Mary J Blige has, but when she passed away earlier this year she did so leaving behind a discernible trail of hip-hop goodies. And the songs suggest there was a genuine bond and shar ... More >>

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    November 17, 2011

    Live: Salaam Remi Immortalizes Amy Winehouse With Lioness: Hidden Treasures

    by Kathy Iandoli ​Amy Winehouse (Lioness: Hidden Treasures listening session) Quad Recording Studios Wednesday, November 16 Better than: Thinking Back to Black was Amy's final opus. Amy Winehouse's career was punctuated with demons that detracted from her music, while simultaneously contri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    The Amy Winehouse/Nas Collaboration "Like Smoke" Has Leaked

    ​The posthumous collection of previously unreleased Amy Winehouse tracks Lioness: Hidden Treasures comes out next month, and today "Like Smoke"&0151;a track where Nas rhymes and Winehouse sings over a crisp, Salaam Remi-produced beat—premiered on Hot 97. The musical bed is apparently fro ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 14, 2011

    How To Avoid Alkies And Druggies!

    I'm running from you drunks and druggies as fast as I can.

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    July 23, 2011

    Amy Winehouse Found Dead; Overdose Suspected [Breaking]

    ​ We're hearing reports that R&B singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead in her North London home. The suspected cause is an alcohol or drug overdose. The singer had long been known to struggle with substance abuse issues. We'll update when more information comes through; if you have a tip, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2011

    Amy Winehouse, R.I.P.

    ​British soul singer Amy Winehouse was found dead this morning in her London flat. Even those people who followed pop music on a cursory basis were probably familiar with Winehouse, or at least her troubles; dubbed (almost too easily) "Wino" by the tabloids both in her homeland and around the ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    The Five Best Pop Songs To Lip-Sync To

    ​Let's keep this gender-unspecific ---i.e., this isn't just about drag queens, but about anyone who loves mouthing along to a song. (And who doesn't, especially if you're unemployed?) Let's also stay within the relatively modern era. I'm not including "Don't Rain On My Parade," OK? And so, t ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010
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    September 29, 2010
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    July 27, 2010
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    April 27, 2010
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    March 12, 2010

    Amy Winehouse To Do a Fashion Line

    ​It's been too long since we've heard from Amy Winehouse, the chanteuse who delighted us with Frank, Back to Black, "Rehab" etc. Now Winehouse is back, with a clothing line. She will collaborate with couturier Fred Perry on a "17 piece clothing and accessories collection," reports People. "It' ... More >>

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    February 9, 2010
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    September 18, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Ha, ha, ha. The sweet release of death is a week closer. In the afterlife we can forget all about Kanye and all these ridiculous (but highly amusing) tributes. New York had a big Primary Day -- or, judging by turnout, a dinky one. Our hero Tony Avella went down to defeat. The heavily fund ... More >>

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    August 25, 2009
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    June 30, 2009

    If You Could Only Listen To One Song...

    Let's play make believe and say your Ipod was stuck on one tune for the rest of your days and there was no way your eardrums could escape the sound of it, even if they ran away. In other words, you'd be forced to hear this one ditty blasting in your ears through eternity and beyond, so you'd bette ... More >>

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    April 22, 2009
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    March 24, 2009

    The Top Rock Stars on Drugs!

    Light up your bong and prepare for some invaluable rock-stars-on-drugs honors, courtesy of a new book called Everybody Must Get Stoned by R. U. Sirius: The top rock star (of all time) on speed is Lou Reed. Says the book, "He went nuts on methamphetamine during the 1970s."

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    March 23, 2009

    Here We Go Again: M.I.A. Baby Name Now Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman, For Today, Anyway

    Screenshot via Le Crouton Belchiere Studios, "A studio with a Christian Worldview" Here we go again. The powers that be, and TMZ, report that the Ickitt calumny is finally over: Call M.I.A.'s kid Ikhyd Edgar Arular Bronfman, according to a birth certificate TMZ is allegedly holding (look at it here ... More >>

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    February 17, 2009

    Daptone Records Robbed, Imperiling Rod Stewart Sessions

    Daptone Records, the Bushwick analog recording mecca used by Amy Winehouse and the Dap-Kings, got robbed last night, reports Brooklyn Vegan. The haul is impressive: Fender amps, computers, turntables, phone and modem equipment, mics, turntables -- even their Baldwin organ was "tossed and is probably ... More >>

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    January 30, 2009

    Coachella: Paul McCartney's Coming to the Desert

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    January 28, 2009

    Amy Winehouse Nude, Makes Friends

    Everyone's favorite chanteuse Amy Winehouse has been on a long post-rehab vacation, which What Would Tyler Durden Do has been tirelessly chronicling. Previous reports showed her annoying her fellow St. Lucia resort guests; one source said, "She grabs guests' drinks and runs off, like a squirrel with ... More >>

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    December 31, 2008

    My Palin And Winehouse Pix, For Those Who Blinked

    Some of you have the sneaky habit of going away for Christmas and not clicking on my column, which this time was a saucily insightful year-in-review essay accompanied by a spread of moi photographed as various oddballs from '08 (Sarah Palin, Hillary Clinton, Heath Ledger, and Amy Winehouse). So I'm ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    The Year In Review, Wink Wink

    Click here and you'll get my hilarious yet incisive Village Voice essay looking back on the horrors of 2008 from the economy tanking to Heath Ledger dying to The Happening opening. With my usual objective elan, I travel from politics to entertainment and back again, describing 12 full months of utte ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    Musto's Year in Review

    The year in pictures—pictures of me!

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    December 23, 2008

    Slow Nudes Day

    We've been a little short on nude celebrities lately, so here's Amy Winehouse. In related nudes, a planned unclothed protest by the Malaysian People's Reform Movement -- comprised of "men aged between 33 and 50" -- was called off yesterday as the targeted government minister understandably capitulat ... More >>

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    December 2, 2008

    Are Some Friends Better Off Drunk?

    What do you do when a friend is way more fun to be with when smashed to the titties? Do you slip some rum in their soda, pop some pills in their stew, and secretly inject their butts with a bevy of pharmaceuticals from south of the border? Do you absolutely beg them to hit the sauce just so they can ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 23, 2008

    WHAT BECOMES A LEGEND MOST?

    Raphael Saadiq ponders neo-soul at the crossroads

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    August 20, 2008
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    June 11, 2008
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    April 4, 2008
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    February 19, 2008

    Stephin Merritt On Why He Only Dresses in Brown

    Despite the famously dour lyrical implication of "I Don't Want to Get Over You," Stephin Merritt does not, in fact, dress in black. Actually, he dresses almost entirely in brown, one of those terribly obvious details—like Amy Winehouse being a dead ringer for Janice from Friends—you might not no ... More >>

  • Columns

    February 19, 2008

    A Heaping Pile of Salacious Blind Items!

    Who did what to whom? When? How? Where? (Don't ask why.)

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    February 11, 2008
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    December 6, 2007
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    November 12, 2007
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    May 22, 2007

    Winehouse Rules

    Amy channels Ronnie Spector's high hair and Cleopatra eyes

  • Music

    April 10, 2007
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    January 16, 2007

    All Hail the Ronette From Hell

    Dazzling soul savior triumphs despite being painted with the crazy brush

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