Celebrities putting the screws to the Russian government is becoming a popular tool in the push-back against the country's "homosexual propaganda" law. Actress/Singer/Disney invention Selena Gomez might have added her name to the list of A-list agitators.
For a while, tweeters and Purple Rain fans had nothing more than the the hilarious and surprisingly accurate parody account of the artist formerly known as the artist formerly known as Prince that locked in the appropriate handle PrinceTweets2U. But on August 13, the account for Prince's band 3rd Ey ... More >>
Watching interactive talk shows is like playing Russian roulette. There's no telling who is going to call in and say something bananas on live television. (You also never know if Cher might have a thing or two to say about the state of affairs in Washington, but I digress.) NY1's The Call got the lo ... More >>
Legendary L.A. groovy punks Redd Kross are back for reals with a new album, Researching the Blues (Merge), and soldiering on with their insistence that punk is indeed groovy. They were never strictly "punk" according to the norms of the early-'80s California scene they grew up in; nor did they alway ... More >>
Michael Jackson: Immortal Madison Square Garden Wednesday, April 4 Better than: Ringling Bros. Cirque du Soleil's take on Michael Jackson's catalog, Michael Jackson: Immortal, is certainly ambitious. The twoish-hour set has a live band, aerialists and fireworks, flips and flops, a dancing sequined ... More >>
Whatever you thought of her performance at this year's Super Bowl, Madonna's halftime appearance had the desired effect: It drummed up awareness for her first album in four years, the longest recording gap of her career. When the Billboard 200 album chart is tallied in the middle of this week, Madg ... More >>
Later this week, Billboard is expected to announce its tallies for the biggest hits of 2011. And what a year for music it's been. Remember all those big hits: "Like a G6," "We R Who We R," "Raise Your Glass," "Fuck You!" and "What's My Name?" What's thatyou say the songs I just rattle ... More >>
Go-Go Harder proves that New York is the best place to go, go, go
Stucco-covered Julius' may be the city's very first gaystropub. Why is the weather always hot as hell during Pride Weekend? Your best refuge -- before, during, or after the march -- is in a well-air-conditioned restaurant for a meal or snack (with a frozen cocktail or two, if you prefer). ... More >>
Brad WalshCarolina RamirezEvery Fashion Week we're in awe of how much models are put through. They're running around from show to show; they get their hair yanked, straightened, curled; they get touched on almost every part of their bodies by dressers, wear loads of makeup, and, probably the ... More >>
F2K10 is a countdown of the 20 worst songs of 2010. Track our progress here. Christina Aguilera hasn't had a great 2010 on the pop-star front. Her sprawling, android-inspired album Bionic was met with a mixture of confusion and indifference, although its 18 sex-soaked tracks did indeed show ... More >>
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown's in town, and she's not one of them.
George Carlin would be proud.The United States 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has determined that the FCC's ban on even one small "patently offensive" expletive and other profanity on TV and radio violates the First Amendment. They stated that the current policy is "unconstitutional ... More >>
But only because the Golden Globes were crippled by the strike
And meet Mr. Hoptoit McNegropantsa Daily Show writer offers A Practical Guide to Racism
A year after he was bashed in the East Village, a New York diva is ready for his second act
Post-porn performer Annie Sprinkle returns after eight years
Celebs made the legendary nightclub famous; ordinary people made it one of the all-time greats
Celebrities theatrically pleasure themselves on Broadway
Reagan leaves the building. He put a smiley face on cruelty, but at least he chose mammon over god.
A Star Shares Some Horror Stories
Sun Burnin', Page Turnin'
Gay Hosts Undermine Talk Show Macho
Cosmic Profs Beat The Clock
Good Clothes at Good Prices
Botox Is the Latest Craze for the Appearance-Obsessed. Wrinkled?
A Ramone Leaves Home
Turn Up the Volume and Play Me Another Ritual
An African American Reporter Comes to Terms With a Taboo Subject
Burritos, Burgers, Chili Dogs, and Vienna Sausages
The Reopening of a Brooklyn Roller-Skating Mecca
My Ongoing Love Affair With Those Twisted Awards
A Winter Movie Preview
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