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Lady GaGa

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    People Are Turning Against Lady Gaga

    ​The more you're loved by the pa-pa-ra-zzi, the more cynics will line up to push you off the runway.

  • Voice Choices

    December 8, 2009

    NAUGHTY AUGHTIES

    The OHP gang sings goodbye to the ’00s

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2009

    We Live In A World Where MGMT Could Lose A Grammy To Hall & Oates

    ​Hey the Grammy nominations were announced. Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Taylor Swift, Maxwell (!!), etc. Best Male Solo Rock Performance is staggeringly old (Dylan, Young, Springsteen, Fogerty, Prince). Best Metal Performance ain't so youthful neither (Slayer, Megadeth, Judas Priest, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2009

    Susan Boyle Is the New Eminem

    ​And so the 2009 Taylor Swift Memorial Award for single-handedly saving the record industry goes to Susan Boyle, who last week sold north of 700,000 copies of her debut, I Dreamed a Dream. Boyle easily racked up the year's best sales week and the runner-up, Eminem's 600K-selling Relapse, ain't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    Songs That Evoke Places in Your Life

    ​Ever hear an old song and get instantly transported to a particular place in the cobwebs of your mind, whether it be your first bar or the restaurant your boyfriend dumped you at between courses? Lord knows any oldie at all plucks MY personal strings and immediately conjures up a place and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2009

    "You're All So Hammered You Don't Give A Fuck What I Say": Live From The Woodies

    Girls not having much fun. Pic by Connar Walik, more below.​Once a year, mtvU hosts the Woodies, an event that's a lot like the Teen Choice Awards, except that it caters to college kids and music-industry people who can say stuff like, "I started listening to that band, like, two years ago." T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    Lady Gaga Shills for Heretofore-Unheard-of Ukrainian Vodka

    ​Amid the grinding, sparkles, and gratuitous under-boob shots, you catch a glimpse of the gleaming, angular bottle of Nemiroff. The brand touts itself as the vodka "for the Great, the Successful, the Courageous, for those who change this world and hold it on their shoulders." Lady Gaga is sure ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Maura Johnston Says Farewell to Idolator

    ​It was always going to be a thankless task, replacing Maura Johnston at Idolator--she was fluent, smart, informed, and took the thankless task of wading into the morass of pop kudzu on the internet seriously. It was her sensibility that garnered whatever readership the site had. Now that her ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 10, 2009

    Jude Law Busted By Sir Ian McKellen!

    You read it here first! (Whatever it is.)

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Funny Lady Gaga Spoof

    It's her again. Yes, the brilliantly deranged Lady Gaga. And it's him again. Yep, that pesky pop satirist Greg Scarnici. Greg got to meet Gaga and instantly came up with "Stalkerazzi," a spoof of the Lady's "Paparazzi" with all the requisite bubbles, wigs, and shock endings. Amazingly, his looks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    Obama's Encounter With a Pop Diva

    ​President Obama loves to reference Lady Gaga to show how hip he is. I'm hearing that the other day, after he made a speech about the importance of the hate crimes legislation he signed, the Prez was greeted by '80s singer and LGBT supporter Cyndi Lauper, who told him, "It's about time!"

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    I Was a Dick in a Box For Halloween

    ​As I threatened--I mean promised--I went out on Halloween night dressed as a giant gift box, and if you bitches want to consider the result a dick in a box, that's absolutely fine with me.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Quick Hits

    ​ Twitpic by imabrand. Mayor Bloomberg suggested in a meeting with the Daily News editorial board that he had to spend $65 million on his reelection because New York is a Democratic town ("This is a city where one party happens to dominate and party is very important"), and thus unfairly res ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    When Did You Stop Watching SNL?

    ​The grandaddy of late-night comedy shows, Saturday Night Live, got a boost when Emmy awards went to Tina Fey's priceless Sarah Palin impression and Justin Timberlake's equally riotous impersonation of a host. And they just got even bigger buzz when a new cast member dropped the f bomb and Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Well, Lady Gaga and Kanye West Aren't Touring Together

    ​Per a remarkably terse Live Nation email comes news that Kanye West's and Lady Gaga's "Fame Kills" tour has been killed. They had dates at MSG and surrounding arena-esque environs October 15-17. Feel free to do other things now. Stalling here while I think of an "I'mma let you finish" joke. D ... More >>

  • Columns

    September 29, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    September 29, 2009

    GAGA FOR EQUALITY!

    Dance until your pants drop

  • Columns

    September 22, 2009

    Chelsea Handler Interview! Brace Yourselves!

    And then I compare Keats with Tila Tequila.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Jay Leno Scolds Kanye West, Plays The "What Would Your Dead Mom Think" Card; An Appalled Nation Flocks To Letterman En Masse

    Now look here. It was a dick move by Kanye, no question -- the farcical situation and meaninglessness of the award itself notwithstanding, the look on Taylor Swift's face as he bratted out for the 15,000th time seemed to be legitimately heartbreaking. (Leno: "When did you know you were wrong?" Kan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2009

    Lady Gaga and Kanye Rumors

    ​Today's hot rumor is that Lady Gaga might perform at Out magazine's bash at the LES club the Box tonight. It could happen, seeing as she's on the mag's cover and she's in town, having just done the VMAs and Marc Jacobs's after party last night. If she doesn't materalize, that's OK, seeing as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2009

    No Offense To Ourselves, But Here's The Only VMA Recap You Will Ever Need

    ​God bless Four Four. Dude is a .GIF virtuoso. Stick around at least until Lady Gaga and the bird.

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2009

    The Ecstasy, the Agony: Live Blogging the MTV VMAs

    In honor of 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, we've invited SOTC buddies and pop savants Sean Fennessey and Ryan Dombal to lend a certain wisdom and perspective to these sure-to-be completely dignified proceedings. Gentleman? John Shearer​ 9:00pm Sean: We're coming to you live from one or two or ... More >>

  • Columns

    August 25, 2009

    Why Bears Are The New Twinks!

    Hairy times also with queens, Basterds, and Hamptons royalty.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Streaking Past Viacom Offices in Times Square Now Legitimate Path to MTV Video Music Award Nominations

    Hey, so the downy elf with the dilated pupils who dwells inside the padded confines of MTV's viral marketing campaign closet did good today! The MTV Video Music Award Nominations are out, and boy, look at that Breakthrough Video category: the ninja-filled, Underworld-vibing video to Bat For Lash's ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2009

    Grace Jones: The Devil Wears Zebra-Striped Catsuits

    A legend comes to town, with a few costume changes

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    News Roundup: Monsters of Folk, Weezer, Merce Cunningham

    ​--The Monsters of Folk will hit the road this fall. The band, consisting of Bright Eyes' Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis, alongside M. Ward and My Morning Jacket's Jim James (got that?), will perform as a band, switching off instruments and vocal duties. They'll play New York twice: November 6 at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    I Don't Love Whitney's New Song

    I was excited when I heard about Whitney Houston's comeback--three years ago. I was still willing to wet myself as it finally became a reality the other week, because a great pop diva is always welcome in my heart of hearts and on my personal charts. But now that her new single, "I Didn't Know My Ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Who's The Biggest Pop Diva of All?

    Which glorious singer with female private parts do you feel reigns over all the other pretenders (and no, this has nothing to do with "Now that Jacko's gone...") The top diva choices are: Lady Gaga. Her three songs are fee-eerce. Will her future be so bright she still has to wear shades? Rihanna. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Is Kanye Stealing His Stage Set Ideas From Lady Gaga?

    Yesterday Kanye posted an elaborately crumpled piece of gold paper that was supposed to represent the set he'll be using on his European festival tour, which starts on Thursday. It looks cool, in tacky, space-age sort of way, and also incredibly treacherous--how do you perform on that thing for ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Perez Hilton Posts Video, Claims Assailant is "Polo," Fergie "Fugly"; Weeps

    Perez Hilton has posted a video statement concerning his alleged assault by will.i.am, and has done so, ominously, under his "legal name," Mario Somethingorother. "Violence is never the answer, ever," he philosophizes, "another person should never be hit, that's why people die," before giving his si ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    American Idol Top 8 Results: No Future in Sight for Scott MacIntyre

    Frank Micelotta / FOXBye, Scott! When "Year You Were Born" is an Idol episode theme, anything should happen, but last night's predictable mess yielded just one surprise: Simon Cowell's standing ovation for the swishiest contestant in history and new Bill O'Reilly foe, Adam Lambert. So, which boring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Famous Author Get Attention for Dumbo Land-Use Protest

    People have protests against overdevelopment all the time, and most get little attention from the press. But the folks in Dumbo who disapprove the building of yet another ugly modern tower, this one hard by the Brooklyn Bridge, had a masterstroke: have a celebrity guest. If they'd gotten Lindsay Loh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    Distracted at Distracted: An Audience Report

    Lisa Loomer's new play, Distracted, is about dealing with a hyper kid in a world that itself seems to be on stimulants. On opening night, everything conspired to prove her point. Francesca Mari reports. People push into the Laura Pels Theatre for the opening of Distracted like passengers boarding ... More >>

  • Music

    January 21, 2009

    Notes on the Biz (What's Left of It)

    On metal, genre-based critical bias, layoffs, industry hysteria, and the Loudness Wars

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Your Last Minute New Year's Eve

    Sound of the City will resume full-force come Monday. In the meantime, find your last minute arrangements below...

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008
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    November 17, 2008
  • Columns

    October 29, 2008

    Katie Holmes Bristles with Rage!

    Better-than-elementary Holmes; Mamet morphs into Neil Simon.

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