Jessie Ware, 28, is British soul's new leading lady. Her penchant for smooth, '90s r&b has played a major part in shaping her elegant sound, while a strong appreciation for British bass music has enabled her to put a different spin on things. Ware's debut LP, Devotion, entered the UK album chart at ... More >>
I just found this list on IMDb, and I have to say that while I wholeheartedly agreed with some of the choices, I was rather taken aback by others.
Some of them are my all-time favorite stars!
Then again, I have a bad-movie club.
The family of a woman in Queens is furious after she left nearly $250,000 in her will to bogus Rapture-propagating pastor Harold Camping. Doris Schmitt was 78 and died weeks before the Rapture was supposed to happen. Her family was shocked to discover that she'd left most of her life savings to C ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXFarewell, Jacob. It always happens. My end-to-end favorite contestant has never, ever won American Idol. They usually do pretty well, but they always flame out within a few weeks of the finish line because of some combination of nerves, bad choices, mass bad taste, and the f ... More >>
In 1992, the Seattle rapper Sir Mix-a-Lot mounted a deeply dented half-peach hill and boasted proudly, defiantly, ravenously: I Like. Big. Butts! And I cannot lie! Nearly 20 years later, "Baby Got Back" still reigns as the big-booty anthem of the 20th century. Although the archetype of feminine pu ... More >>
Judging by the slavering praise the judges heaped on every last candidate on Wednesday night's American Idol, it was hard to even guess at who would go home this week. Still, losing Pia Toscano is a pretty big surprise. She's one of the few people on the show who actually ... More >>
This person has no idea what Motown is. Photo courtesy Michael Becker/ FOX. Since last we spoke, Karen Rodriguez has gone back to MySpaceLand, Steven Tyler's wardrobe has grown impressively more absurd, and Jacob Lusk has bodied the fuck out of Heart's "Alone." I missed the last week of Ameri ... More >>
Ricki Rosen for NYT"The tall man in the velvet fedora and knee-length black jacket with ritual fringes" taking "long, swift strides toward the Western Wall" in today's New York Times is not Knicks basketball star Amare Stoudemire, who discovered his Hebrew roots over the summer. It's Brooklyn ... More >>
As the gossip rages on about which washed-up celebrity will be the next judge on American Idol, the real news about the show is that one-time winner Fantasia Barrino just recovered from a messy suicide attempt.
TMZ is reporting that local hero Mike "I have a pet name for my abdominals" Sorrentino of MTV's Jersey Shore worked as a lapdancing exotic dancer for a New York- and Jersey-based troupe of male strippers.
Since this archive page mysteriously disappeared over at its original home, consider this your new bookmark/placeholder/friend on late, lonely nights. Confused? More here.
It's super-cute to peruse decade-end lists and pretend to be enthusiastic about true artists like Arcade Fire, timeless m ... More >>
In entertainment news, American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert performed simulated bondage sex, including fellatio and reverse buttsecks ("This was not family entertainment"), and engaged in lascivious melisma during the American Music Awards, which gave four prizes (Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, Fa ... More >>
Justin HyteJustin Tranter is a rock star (he's lead singer of the glammy Semi Precious Weapons) AND a jewelry designer (his sexy FETTY line sells at Barneys NY and Barneys COOP). He's ALSO a perfect subject for this widely read blog! So, in between bouts of rubbing sea kelp into my hair, I cornered ... More >>