Jennifer Lopez

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2013

    YouTube's Music Awards Reveal The Secret, Obvious Shame of Social Media

    This is a really obvious, great idea, and I commend whoever came up with it: YouTube, the place where everybody listens to music by default, has announced the first-ever YouTube Music Awards, a 90-minute live stream scheduled for November 3. There are some other cool ideas, too--they're going to b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    MC Magic: Becky G's "Becky from the Block" Brings the Barrio to the Mainstream

    I have always said that everyone likes new, whether it's a new car, new clothes, a new house, or even just new shoes. Becky G from Inglewood, California, is that "new" in today's hip-hop game. Join me this week as I take you on a ride to discover some fresh new talent from one of those run-down ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Avril Lavigne and Nickelback Dude: Five Musical Marriages That Might Be Worse

    See also: Does Baroness' Yellow and Green Sound Like Nickelback? See also: What Happens When You Actually Listen to a Nickelback Album Front-to-Back? See also: Avril Lavigne: A Canadian in Glendale See also: Five Reasons Why Creed Isn't the Worst Band EverIf you've spent any time on the Internet thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Flashback Friday: Blind Melon Reminded You To "Bee" Yourself

    Arguably one of the best things to come out of last night's American Idol episode was the emergence of a video on Yahoo! that Jennifer Lopez beau Casper Smart appeared in back in 2009. The loose-limbed dancer starred as a dancing bee in the Haagen-Dazs produced video in an effort to raise awareness ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    The Oscars: The Good, The Bad, and a Whole Lot of Right Leg

    ​ Welcome to the Morning Buzz, a catch-up on interesting happenings around the city and country and a quick guide to what (and who) to keep your eyes on. We'll be here, first thing every weekday, to get you going. Here's what's buzzing this morning: ​Today's buzz is bound to be all-things-Oscars ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    The Black Keys Video for New Single, "Lonely Boy," Plus Four Other Videos With Awkward Dance Moves

    ​When you look up the definition of "viral video" in the internet dictionary, The Black Keys new video for "Lonely Boy," the first single off the highly anticipated El Camino, would be the prime example, complete with links to other articles awkward hand claps and hip gyrations. The new vide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Five Surprise Romantic Dinners on the Silver Screen

    Alex O'Loughlin and Jennifer Lopez share a romantic meal in an NYC community garden in The Back-Up Plan. As long as there have been romantic movies, there has been the surprise romantic dinner trope. In these scenes, the suitor has prepared (or, increasingly, ordered out) a lovely table of fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2011

    Stars Performed For Qaddafi's Family

    ​Usher, Mariah Carey and Beyonce are among some of the artists that have been performing for the family of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi, according to Rolling Stone.Qaddafi's sons Muatassim and Seif al-Islam al-Qaddafi hired the afformentioned artists for their consecutive New Year's parties. M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Handsome Family at Rhythm Room Last Night

    ​Handsome FamilyRhythm RoomSunday, January 30th, 2011"We stopped for coffee, in the redwood forest," Handsome Family guitarist/vocalist Brett Sparks sang, opening Sunday night's cozy show at the Rhythm Room. The lyrics, written by his wife and Handsome Family bassist/banjo-playing vocalist Rennie, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2011

    Phoenix Eaterati Dish on Their Fave Foods of 2010

    Joe Johnston Restaurateur Joe Johnston's perfect sandwich of 2010.​ What was the best thing you ate in 2010? I asked around with a handful of Phoenix food lovers, and they were split down the middle. For some, the answer was easy and obvious, a singular work of gastronomic perfec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2010

    Flogging Molly to Make Tempe's St. Pat's Show Part of Green 17 Tour

    ​Tempe should get ready for another bangin' St. Patrick's Day show, according to Consequence of Sound. In honor of their 17th annual tour, Flogging Molly have announced their six-week Irish "Green 17" tour.Gear up to be jolly and get pitted for the greenest concert of the year, Luckyman's St. Patr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Limewire Shuts Down, Giving Less Options For Free Downloads

    ​A U.S. District Court judge has ordered LimeWire to be shut down, according to Consequence of Sound. Four years ago, 13 record companies sued Lime Wire LLC so that their company and their artists could properly be paid for their hard work.The LimeWire program is the only part of the company that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Bad Laugh Tracks: The Most Annoying Recorded Laughter in Pop Music

    ​When I heard Ke$ha's "Your Love is My Drug" on the radio the other day, aside from making remarks about how sloppy she is, I couldn't help but mention to my friend that I thought the song was terrible.I was thrilled that the song was nearly over until Ke$ha struck a chord with one of my old pet p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Bob Marley's Family Loses Copyright Battle to Universal Music Group

    ​It's a sad day for white kids with dreadlocks. Bob Marley's family has lost its fight with Universal Music Group over what they claim was exploitation of some of his greatest music.The Marleys tried to obtain the copyrights to five of Bob's albums and claimed that UMG owes them royalties.Light up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Cinco de Mayo and Ladies Night in Today's Eater's Digest

    An early morning serving of food news, with no preservatives or additives. ​ It's Cinco de Mayo or cinco de drinko yourself sick on margs and tequila shots. Either way, it's an excuse to get out on a Wednesday. Don't have any plans? Click here and find something to do with the New Times Cinco ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2009

    Guy Ritchie Calls Madonna "Retarded," New Live Nirvana Video, New Frightened Rabbit Songs

    Electric Mustache: mp3: Tegan & Sara "Hell"Idolator: Jennifer Lopez Is Not Doing The Whole "Alter Ego" Thing All That WellNME: Guy Ritchie breaks silence on Madonna: 'I still love her but she's retarded'NME: Brian Wilson asked to finish incomplete George Gershwin compositionsPitchfork: Video: Ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Hot Links: Wolverine, Miss Arizona, and Tempe Town Lake

    The world premiere of the movie X-Men Origins: Wolverine will take place at the Harkins Cine Capri at Tempe Marketplace on April 27. Tempe won the premiere, which star Hugh Jackman is scheduled to attend, through an online contest by Twentieth Century Fox...Alicia-Monique Blanco, better known as Mis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    New CenPho Nightspot Opens Tomorrow

    Valley bar and club owners have been busting much ass recently in preparation for this weekend's All-Star Game, and Gary and Renetta Slone are no exception. The couple's new nightspot/restaurant Open Gallery Bar & Grill (5025 North Seventh Avenue, 602-277-0323), will make its debut tomorrow nig ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2007
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2007

    Phoenix Becomes Hip-Hop Central (for a weekend)

    Due to some alien interference with the blog-ware that I use to compose these missives, I didn't get to holla at y'all yesterday; then again, I was enjoying perusing what the upcoming weekend has in store for me. This weekend marks a high point for Phoenix — Money Management XL (a hip-hop man ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2007

    Español Sung Here

    Crossing over — who's doing it, who's not

  • Music

    October 6, 2005

    DJ AM at Myst

    Kick it like the rich(ie) and famous

  • Film

    September 8, 2005

    Grizzly Man

    Redford grows old gracefully

  • Film

    May 12, 2005

    Whatever Happened to Lady Jane?

    You won't be Fonda this one

  • Film

    October 14, 2004

    Soft-Shoe Soft Sell

    Shall We Dance? twirls into a feel-good finish

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004

    Tell Tail

    ASU fetches "AlphaWolf"

  • Film

    March 25, 2004

    Papa Tried

    Family man Smith goes soft in a story about a Girl

  • Dining

    February 19, 2004

    Hog Heaven

    Lucy never made Ricky Ricardo puerco so pleasing to the palate

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004

    Meet Market

    Get singled out at romance expo

  • Film

    December 4, 2003

    Dance This Mess Around

    What a bad feeling - and taste - Honey leaves behind

  • Film

    October 9, 2003

    A Ball, Screwed

    The Coens make a '40s comedy with a Cary named Clooney

  • News

    August 14, 2003


    Letters from the week of August 14, 2003

  • News

    August 7, 2003


    Letters from the week of August 7, 2003

  • Film

    July 31, 2003

    Bad Asses

    Jen and Ben get Gigli with it, and -- lucky us! -- we get to watch.

  • Music

    June 26, 2003


    0304 (Atlantic)

  • Calendar

    May 29, 2003
  • Film

    May 15, 2003

    Think Different

    Could it be that this year's crop of summer movies actually requires a brain cell or two?

  • News

    March 13, 2003

    The Living Dead

    No more room at the inn. Our Bunker of the Apocalypse has been filled.

  • Music

    December 26, 2002

    Mariah Carey/Jennifer Lopez

    Charmbracelet/This Is Me . . . Then (Mosaic/Island)/(Epic)

  • Film

    December 12, 2002

    No Glass Slipper

    J.Lo plays a Maid in Manhattan, but a predictable script sabotages this Cinderella story

  • Film

    August 15, 2002

    Crush Groovin'

    Our male and female pundits attend the press junket and then ponder the subtext of surfer girls

  • Film

    May 23, 2002

    Enough Already

    You've probably seen J.Lo's new movie before — want seconds?

  • Music

    February 7, 2002

    Alan Jackson

    Drive (Arista)

  • Film

    May 17, 2001

    Angel of the Mourning

    The downbeat romance Angel Eyes is going to be a tough sell

  • Music

    May 3, 2001

    Fine Arts

    Public access show provides a cornucopia of rare and eye-opening footage

  • Film

    January 25, 2001

    Bad Day for a White Wedding

    If you really like Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey, don't encourage movies like The Wedding Planner

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 21, 2000

    Best Gay Latino Club

    Paco Paco Club Premiere
    3045 North 16th Street

  • Film

    August 24, 2000

    Nightmare Allies

    Jennifer Lopez and Vincent D'Onofrio are mad for each other in impressive but troubling The Cell

  • Film

    June 25, 1998

    Lam Chops

    Arresting Out of Sight captures Elmore Leonard's escape artistry on film

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