Just as the clamor of Madonna's cameo performance at the Grammys was subsiding, she reappears during Miley Cyrus's MTV Unplugged to perform a mashup of "Don't Tell Me" and "We Can't Stop." Madonna is the Queen of legendary pop music moments; this time, clad in a bedazzled cowgirl uniform, gettin' s ... More >>
We are well aware Jared Leto is an accomplished musician and actor, and has been for many years. But sometimes the inner-teen girl inside our soul likes to pretend our high school TV crush, Jordan Catalano, just grew up and started a successful band. These dreamy original portraits of Leto by Etsy a ... More >>
Jared Leto is proof we're living in an elaborate fiction. I can't suspend my disbelief enough to accept that he's real: he's a million-selling rock idol who's also a serious actor known for taking on difficult roles. He's handsome and soft-spoken, serious and sensitive. He hangs out with hip, famous ... More >>
A look at the week's hottest pop clips, including the frolicsome ribaldry of Robin Thicke, the mansion malaise of 50 Cent and the insufferable wackness of Somethingorother Yacht Idiots.
As you know, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan to be his running mate in his quest for the White House. Per usual, Hollywood has chimed in about his selection -- and for some reason people care.Regardless of how you feel about Ryan, Romney, abortion, gay marri ... More >>
When news broke that the Flaming Lips were going to play eight separate shows in 24 hours in an attempt to eclipse a Guinness World Record set by Jay-Z, the collective response was something along the lines of, "Well, of course they are." The Lips have done so much bonkers shit up to this point in ... More >>
Last night MTV announced the nominees for this year's installment of their annual pseudo-event extravaganza, the 2011 Video Music Awards, and once again, the nominees for Video Of The Year have three pop picks ("Rolling In The Deep," "Firework," "Grenade"), one sop to the olds in the crowd wh ... More >>
Esther ZuckermanJimmy Webb leads us out of Trash and Vaudeville -- the famed St. Mark's store where he works as buyer and manager -- to a spot across the street. Over the buildings he points to a white wall that has the word "Muerte" written in block letters at its top. That's where there use ... More >>
Just how awkward will the awkwardly staged moment between Kanye West and Taylor Swift be? Will Eminem deign to smile? Which uncomfortable pop star will B.o.B choose to bring up on stage with him? And how will your hosts, Pitchfork's Ryan Dombal and eMusic's Sean Fennessey, make it to midnight withou ... More >>
Let's just say it: Daria probably influenced a whole generation teenagers more than their own parents. MTV's animated series about a deeply sarcastic girl surviving high school, her meddling parents, her imbecilic peers, and her own misanthropy ran from 1997-2002, and was a cult hit for a gen ... More >>
Photo by David Wentworth Last fall, Erin Wasson, a model turned fashion designer, held her show at the Tents in Bryant Park. We mean it in the best possible way when we say it was a little too glamorous for her. The woman, after all, has told reporters that she thinks homeless people have "t ... More >>
Who needs homophobes when you've got Sophia Lamar screeching from within about what's wrong with the gay community? Sophia, a transsexual goddess and scene queen, has made it her shtick to scowl, dis, and fight like the dickens against gay banality--but in the most adorable way possible, I swear--so ... More >>
Jared Leto kills John Lennon. Yup.
John Lennon is another mindless look at the dark side of celeb worship
No cutie for your death cab? Read on.
Up against another film about Lennon's killer, first-time director digs in
And other shocking revelations from this year's Video Music Awards
'Mommie Dearest' and sultan of Brunei run with Scissors
From Hollywood to the Ballet, the Year In Sex Gets Mixed Reviews
Tousled bleach jobs, one-eyed stiffs: Neo-epic drops its veils but keeps the nookie offscreen
Alterman and Gans Skewer Media Shibboleths
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!
Anyone can be Madonna and Madonna is in everyone: Maddy impersonator Queerdonna.