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  • 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

    June 26, 2014

    What's the Difference Between G.G. Allin's Hated and One Direction's This Is Us?

    Tonight at Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg a crowd will gather to watch a man drink piss and wipe his own shit on his face. That's right, the theater is showing Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies, the documentary about poop-smelling sour-faced asshole misogynist G.G. Allin and his punk band that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2014

    And Now, the Answers to Our 2013 News Quiz, Plus the Super Smart Contest Winner

    At the end of 2013, before our collective spirits had been broken by the endless Polar Vortexes inflicted upon us, we extended a challenge to you, our readers: show us what you remember about the past year in news. Our 2013 news quiz brought in lots and lots of people willing to take that challenge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    One Direction Grow Up and Hell Officially Freezes Over on SNL

    A few truths about One Direction: their voices are lovely, their tattoos are bad and Harry Styles' hairstyle will be brought up every single time he hits the stage. That mane is as undeniable as his prowess with his high belt, but Saturday night, One Direction's Saturday Night Live performance--thei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    A Brooklyn Bodega Is Selling a Strip of the VMA Red Carpet For $5,000

    Just before Miley destroyed the world by dancing lasciviously with sad bears, the stars of Sunday's VMAs trotted their fit and happy haunches down the red carpet in front of a thirsty press corps eager to ask them who they were wearing and snap pics of them posing. Nothing too special, we suppose, c ... 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

    February 22, 2013

    Candles As Band Merch: An In-depth Look

    Perhaps you have seen that in addition to the T-shirts, hoodies, posters, and brass boat necklaces (?) found in their online merch section, Sigur Ros has introduced their "Vardeldur candle" for the princely sum of $23.50. The site describes its scent thusly: The smoky, slightly briny smell of a fl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    The Ten Best Concerts in New York This Week, 1/28/13

    Here are the ten best concerts to check out around the city this week, in no particular order.

  • Voice Choices

    January 23, 2013


    Meet Britain’s Ed Sheeran 
at Radio City

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Taylor Swift Is A Cougar!

    This is outrageous! The 22-year-old singing star is apparently dating Harry Styles from the boy band One Direction. And he's way younger than she is! He's only 18!

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Six '90s Hits One Direction Should Cover Next

    Saturday afternoon I spent some time at the Beacon Theater for a matinee performance by the British boy band One Direction, who played three shows (two at the Beacon, one at the Izod Center) in the area over the course of the long weekend. It was an extended version of the opening set they played at ... More >>

  • Music

    March 14, 2012

    One Direction, Booster Club

    The British boy band's shot in the arm for young women

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Six Things To Know About One Direction, The Quintet Taking Over The Metropolitan Area For The Next Few Days

    Beginning tonight and spooling out over the weekend, a pack of five British youths will blitz the tri-state area with performances and signings and, eventually, a Rockefeller Center-stuffing appearance on NBC's Today. The five young men make up the vocal group One Direction—a five-member boyba ... More >>