Last week, news broke that Bruno Mars will be the 2014 NFL Super Bowl half-time show performer. Given the beautiful orgasmic infamy of Beyonce's 2013 half-time show, we thought it would be useful to give Bruno some helpful suggestions on how to avoid being overshadowed. See also: Top 5 Worst Super ... More >>
It's called The Big Celebrity Get Off. Picture this: A panel of three celebrity murderers who got off--O.J. Simpson, Casey Anthony, and Robert Blake--advises someone charged with murder on how to nab a "not guilty" verdict.
Bad news for Conrad Murray. The jury didn't buy the idea that Michael Jackson administered that last, fatal dose of propofol himself.
The Michael Jackson autopsy report is out, and reveals only a few heretofore unknown details. For instance, scene investigators found "near the foot of the bed... a closed bottle of urine atop a chair." TMZ contacts Dr. Arnold Klein, a former member of Jackson's medical team, who explains, "T ... More >>
Dr. Conrad MurrayJust ten days before Michael Jackson's death, Dr. Conrad Murray sent a letter to patients in his clinics in Houston and Las Vegas, telling them he was leaving his practices to serve as personal physician for Michael Jackson on his 50-date This Is It London run, calling it "a ... More >>
--Bob Dylan is considering becoming the voice of a car navigation system. On the latest episode of his satellite radio show Theme Time Radio Hour, Dylan said: "I am talking to a couple of car companies about being the voice of their GPS system. I think it would be good if you are looking for ... More >>
The AP is reporting that the Los Angeles County coroner has ruled that Michael Jackson's death was a homicide. Dr. Conrad Murray, the doctor who administered the propofol that likely killed the singer, is "the target of a manslaughter probe headed by Los Angeles police," according to the repo ... More >>
Now that it's been revealed that the L.A. coroner found Michael Jackson had died of a lethal dose of the anaesthetic propofol, and that his death constitutes a homicide, instead of pointing fingers it's time we all took a hard look at ourselves, and considered: did we ask too much from Michael, and ... More >>
--The Pixies have announced the dates for their Doolittle 20th anniversary tour, where the alt-rock legends will play the album in its entirety. The band will play nine cities, including three New York gigs: November 23, 24, and 25 at the 3,000-capacity Hammerstein Ballroom. We recently talke ... More >>
--Postpunk pioneers the Feelies, whom this paper once called "The best underground band in New York," will reissue their 1980 debut, Crazy Rhythms and the 1986 Peter Buck-produced follow-up The Good Earth, on September 8. The reissued albums will be released on CD and vinyl in their original ... More >>
--The Dead Weather, who we saw at the Bowery last April, long ago sold out their gigs at Terminal 5 this Thursday and Friday, but the band will play a free show tomorrow at noon at the Third Man Records pop-up store store at 131 Chrystie Street. The one-off is first come, first serve. We recommend b ... More >>
Michael Jackson's illustrious but weird life will surely be turned into a TV movie as soon as the sequins get cold. So I've been doing some imaginary casting and coming up with these fanciful yet mildly disturbing inevitabilities: As Michael: Usher. They can digitize the surgery. As the other memb ... More >>
The weekend saw a host of news reports that make us all wonder how we didn't see Michael Jackson's death coming. But no matter how many tales of the King of Pop's fragility there are, we still can't believe he's gone. It's impossible to sort through all the speculation, but here are the depressing f ... More >>