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Pal around with Eugene Mirman and company
Unlike MTV's Video Music Awards, which usually reward some combination of pop excellence, symbolic audacity, and likelihood of being controversial, the Grammys' short-form music video category is a lot like the Oscars. They don't always pick the best videosthis year's list omits such h ... More >>
Last night's Grammy nominations show was full of pomp, eyeliner, and people on Twitter becoming very confused. Here's the complete list of nominees; below, 20 questions that we're still wrestling with some 14 hours after the broadcast signed off. 1. "Super Bass": Robbed or totally robbed? 2. Now t ... More >>
Sam Sparro w/Nomi Ruiz (DJ set) Dominion NY Monday, October 3 Better than: Jack Sparrow's last few bloated outings. If Sam Sparro's sophomore album Return To Paradise mirrored the 1998 film of the same name, then Sparro would certainly be Joaquin Phoenix's imprisoned mad geniusalbeit ... More >>
One major downside to 2010: There's a pretty good chance you lost your job. The good news, though, is that the concept of NSFW no longer applies, and so today, while your former co-workers are stuck in their cubicles, bored to death and forced to pass around OK Go's latest YouTube meme, you ... More >>
Last LeafOK Go | Myspace Music Videos The Los Angeles band OK Go's latest video, for the song "Last Leaf," was made using stop-motion animation and 2,430 pieces of plain white toast -- thus furthering the medium of toast art. [Via The Food Section] Have a restaurant tip or other food-related ne ... More >>
This week's New York magazine features a short article entitled "Why MTV Is Bringing Back Music Videos," which it isn't exactly. What MTV is doing is using its sizable funds to pair working directors with musicians and possibly even famous actors for a music video series entitled Supervideo. The fir ... More >>
Country vixen finally free to indulge in partial nudity and not make a Polly Perfect record
F2K is a countdown of the 50 worst songs of the decade. Track our progress here. The song speaks for it itself. If giant, raging purple erections in cargo shorts could speak.
'If they're waiting for the next Thriller to come along and save everything, they're really, really misguided. I hope they've figured it out by now.' This week in the hopelessly antiquated print version of the Voice, I chat with veteran Rolling Stone editor/reporter Steve Knopper, whose new book ... More >>
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