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  • Blogs

    November 20, 2013

    10 Other Weird Music Vidoes Released Years After the Song

    Yesterday, Bob Dylan's website released a bonkers interactive music video to "Like a Rolling Stone." Its media player, concocted by a company called Interlude, lets you experience a few minutes of flipping through a satellite TV hookup on which everyone is lip-synching to the 48-year-old classic. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2013

    Why Is My Obscure, Vinyl-Only Band So Obscure?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2013

    Spring Reading: Top 5 Book Events of the Week

    Julia Solis Spectacle Theater Thursday, 8pm, $5 There aren't any actual deaths in the ghost story Solis tells, but it's still mighty chilling. In her new photography collection Stages of Decay (Prestel), she chronicles the fallen grandeur of abandoned theaters across America and Europe, affectionate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    I'll Be Talking Oscars At The Strand Bookstore

    Tomorrow night--February 20 at 7 PM--I'll join a stellar table full of pundits at the Strand, to discuss this year's Oscar race and what it signifies. Also aboard are Peter Travers from Rolling Stone, Dana Andrews from Slate, and Andrew O'Hehir from Salon.

  • Voice Choices

    January 2, 2013

    Beats, Rhymes, Life

    Nas sits down for a chat

  • Voice Choices

    August 29, 2012


    Alanis Morissette gets deep with Anthony DeCurtis

  • Voice Choices

    August 22, 2012
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    August 8, 2012

    Double Trouble

    Low Cut Connie and Wussy play mercury lounge

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2012

    Live: Kitty Pryde Has A Graduation Party At The Knitting Factory

    Kitty Pryde Knitting Factory Friday, June 15 Better than: Karmin. What do you want to know about Kitty Pryde's New York debut that you haven't already read? The Wall Street Journal told you Donald Glover was there somewhere taking pictures, as was Tao Lin, who was tweeting with Kitty backstage und ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    April 11, 2012


    The swag comedy of Aziz Ansari

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Matt Taibbi: Vampire Squid Metaphor 'Clearly Getting a Little Old'

    ​In 2009, Rolling Stone writer Matt Taibbi applied the most apt metaphor for Goldman Sachs that anyone has yet come up with, calling the bank "a great vampire squid wrapped around the face of humanity, relentlessly jamming its blood funnel into anything that smells like money." The phrase took ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2011

    Matt Taibbi on Michele Bachmann in Rolling Stone: Not Quite Plagiarism; PBS Hacked Again

    ​Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone wrote another of his highly entertaining, polarizing, acerbic, hyperbolic and metaphor-laden magazine features, online now, this time about Minnesota politician and presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, who Taibbi, right out of the gate, calls "almost certainly t ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 15, 2011


    Mbalax's finest stops by the Blue Note Jazz Fest

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Lil Wayne Gets In On Slow Jam Thursday With "How To Love"

    ​OK, technically it's Slow Jam Wednesday-Night-To-Thursday, what with Beyoncé debuting her brassy ballad "1 1" on last night's Idol, the Weeknd dropping "Rolling Stone" later in the evening, and this Pusha T remix of Miguel's sinuous, everything-ruling "Sure Thing" dropping this AM. But Lil W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Donald Trump, on Hair

    ​Oooh. Donald Trump's hair secrets are out. The Daily News recaps what our favorite possible presidential contender/businessman/reality television personage (he who has suddenly lost a bit of popularity) has to say about haircare! From a Rolling Stone magazine interview, in which Trump's locks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Ten Hot Famous Fat Chicks

    Sam Zide Dan Weiss is the author of the blog Ask a Guy Who Likes Fat Chicks and he's profiled in our recent feature, "Guys Who Like Fat Chicks." He put together a list of ten hot famous bigger women with the disclaimer that he "tried to mix girls I personally think are pretty with girls you don't ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2011

    U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Killed Civilians For Sport, Took Photos; Rolling Stone Reveals 'Images Censored by Pentagon'

    ​On Sunday night, Rolling Stone revealed to the world the disturbing existence of a United States "kill team," the members of which actively targeted, killed, mutilated and photographed innocent citizens of Afghanistan. "[A]fter six hard months soldiering in Afghanistan, a group of American in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Justin Vernon Announces New Bon Iver Album

    ​If you had asked us after 2007's For Emma, Forever Ago, or even after 2009's auto-tune adorned EP, Blood Bank, we probably would have told you Bon Iver would be crazy to put out an album during the summer. Justin Vernon had made a name for himself by capitalizing on heartbreak, exorcizing awa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Justin Bieber Thinks Being Gay Is a Choice?

    The Canadian mophead told Rolling Stone that it's people's "decision" to be gay or not, and it shouldn't bother anyone. How sweet! But dumb! And the inevitable next question would have to be: "So why did you choose it, ba dum pum?"

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Lara Logan Covers New York Post Again; Spy Magazine Now Online For Free

    Day 2​If the (little) reporting and (excessive) analysis surrounding Lara Logan's assault in Egypt have taught us anything, it's that most people are somewhat insensitive or otherwise unprepared and unable to talk about rape without offending, and the Internet can be an awful place. Also, expl ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 9, 2011


    Guitar master takes the MOMA

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Only Four Good Reviews For Nicolas Cage Movie!

    ​When Nicolas Cage makes a piece of caca, he makes sure it's noxious enough to mess up all of civilization. His latest supernatural action-adventure romp, Season of the Witch, got a staggering 67 terrible reviews the other day and only one good one, according to, starting t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    A.J. Weberman Buries Paul McCartney

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. September 2, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 35 The McCartney Burial: 'His ego was his amigo' By Blair Sabol Maybe it's time for A.J. Weberman to change his script -- or better yet, to get off the stage altogether. Being the foremost Dylanologist, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Live: Bob Dylan Rasps Beautifully At Terminal 5

    Listen, he's Bob Dylan, and I'm honoring this.​Bob Dylan Terminal 5 Monday, November 22 Better Than: That tour he did awhile back with John Mellencamp, probably. You want to know what he looks like, but you already know: dapper, dignified, craggy, with a hat so wide and round and stiff it co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Media Moves: Doree Shafrir to Rolling Stone

    ​Doree Shafrir -- who was responsible for, among other things, being one-half of the author of the blog-to-book phenomenon that was Postcards from Yo Momma and being responsible for the "Hipster Grifter" story during her tenure at the New York Observer in addition to being among the few to sur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2010

    Fired General Stanley McChrystal Gets a New Job at Yale

    ​General Stanley McChrystal has a new high-falutin' academic gig! After that whole whoopsie over the Rolling Stone article in which he was quoted making disparaging comments about President Obama and other White House leaders -- and then fired from his post as commander of the Afghanistan war ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2010

    Cleaning Cleveland: A LeBron James Photo Essay

    Guess what it stands for​Rolling Stone writer and pro shit-talker Matt Taibbi called the ESPN LeBron James special The Decision "a landmark moment in the history of human self-involvement." That's one of the most polite ways anyone has referred to the LBJ week-long free agency spectacle. Every ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2010

    Morning Links: General McChrystal to Face Obama Today; Nikki Haley Wins Republican Nomination for Governor; USA vs. Algeria

    AP​• General Stanley A. McChrystal, top commander in Afganistan, has submitted his resignation over his critical remarks -- including saying Obama appeared "uncomfortable and intimidated" during their first meeting, and dismissing Vice President Biden as "Bite Me" -- in the latest issue of R ... More >>

  • Music

    March 9, 2010

    How to Fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Tips on how to expand its reach—or blow it up entirely

  • Voice Choices

    February 2, 2010


    They're mad as hell . . .

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2009

    Handicapping the Sure Failure of Rolling Stone's New Restaurant Venture

    ​Reviews of Rolling Stone: Drum King, the videogame brand extention undertaken over the summer by the once venerable rock mag, were not kind. I'm From Rolling Stone, the MTV-sponsored reality TV show, limped through ten episodes in the spring months of 2007, and was promptly cancelled, althoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    Contest: Find the Decapitated Shakira in a Union Square Bookstore

    Image via the decapitator's photostream​The mysterious street artist known only as the Decapitator is in town, decapitating things. The culture jammer caused a huge stir in London last year, after Carrie Bradsaw was seen carrying her own head in a detourned version of a Sex and the City advert ... More >>

  • Columns

    May 20, 2009
  • Voice Choices

    May 13, 2009


    Toast Bob Dylan by getting toasted

  • Voice Choices

    April 22, 2009


    And you see your gypsy, times 1,000

  • Voice Choices

    March 11, 2009
  • Music

    August 5, 2008

    The Jonas Brothers's Worn Out A Little Bit Longer

    Let the Hit Factory help you out, boys

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    January 30, 2007

    The Sheep Take a Buffalo Stance

    Critics' polls have evolved and arguably withered lately, but at least we didn't vote for Timbuk 3

  • Music

    January 23, 2007
  • NYC Life

    November 1, 2005

    Funnier Than Your Funny-Friend

    Drinks with stand-up comedian Aziz Ansari

  • Music

    December 14, 2004

    25 or 6 to 1984

    Bottoms up! OU812! 5150! Hike! Stop! Hammer-on time!

  • NYC Life

    November 23, 2004

    The End of Eminem

    Can Marshall come out and play? On his new album, Em just wants to be unremarkable.

  • Music

    March 9, 2004

    Callow Submarine

    Local punk-funkers score unprecedented low-grade coup

  • Music

    September 16, 2003
  • Music

    September 18, 2001

    Fade to Black

    The End of Frivolity as We Know It

  • News

    February 29, 2000

    Rocking Out at the Byte Club

    Can New York Musicians Download Success Off

  • News

    March 30, 1999
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    February 16, 1999
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