Twitter #Music -- the music-discovery service from the people who brought you #SomaliDirectionersLoveZayn-style declarations of collectivist fandom love -- rolled out this week, and people are . . . not especially happy with it. A blunt summary of the problems with it was passed around among tech-li ... More >>
It took a couple minutes short of forever for the Arizona Diamondbacks to beat the St. Louis Cardinals last night/this morning at Chase Field.D-backs shortstop Cliff Pennington, who was acquired in the trade that shipped Chris Young off to Oakland, got the walk-off hit that scored Jason Kubel in the ... More >>
It's not everyday that we get to check out a concert put on by one of the greats from our parents' era.I'm proud to say that my dad brought me up listening to music from his early years. My first three concerts were the Beach Boys, and the radio station we always listened to played either played "go ... More >>
According to voters for a TIME magazine poll, Shakira and Lady Gaga are more influential than Governor Jan Brewer.Brewer, or more likely, her flak, even took to social media today asking people to vote for her as one of the world's most influential people, saying "liberal websites, media and blogger ... More >>
www.politicalhumor.comThe witch may not be dead, but her Senate campaign certainly is.Here at New Times, we always thought the day we applauded Meghan McCain -- the daughter of Senator John McCain -- for anything at all would be a cold day in hell. Well, it's about 75 degrees outside and the youn ... More >>
Everyone breathe a collective sigh of relief: Perez Hilton isn't going anywhere.
Or maybe you want to bash your head in a wall. Regardless, the pink-loving celebrity blogger got himself in quite the predicament this week after he posted a picture of the new Britney Spears, aka Miley Cyrus, ... More >>
Last night on American Idol, it was Frank Sinatra night, and you know what that means--break out the suits and black dress! This was the classiest night of the season so far, as the contestants took on the legend.Harry Connick, Jr., the guest mentor of the night, was called a "superstar" by Ryan ... More >>
No one can compete with the force that is BowersoxIn what was either a Freudian slip or a bid to stir up controversy, Ryan Seacrest commented to Adam Lambert on American Idol Tuesday night, "My tongue is not nearly as talented as yours." Sadly, that was one of the most exciting parts of this seas ... More >>
Finally! Top 12 week on American Idol is here! True, the show is still jam-packed with as many commercials as it can pack in within a very long 2 hours, and having four judges really drags things out, but it's great to finally be in Top 12 week, with the big studio and all.This was Rolling Stones ... More >>
A man of many talentsIf you've never seen The Soup or have no grasp on what's going on with celebs and reality television stars in Hollywood, you probably were a little lost at the Joel McHale show at Dodge Theatre last night.
The E! host started off his New Year's Eve stand-up act with an ... More >>
Our music editor Martin Cizmar seems to think an American version of X Factor would be sort of pointless, but not if Simon Cowell has anything to do with it. The notoriously cranky American Idol judge wants to make the similarly performance-based X Factor a hit here in America, accordin ... More >>
Sorry, Adam, even your goth angel wings couldn't save you. Single tear.Coming into last night's finale, even the most ardent Kris Allen fans would have to admit that their adorable little troubadour was a long shot for the big title (check this out if you missed the play-by-play). The media (myself ... More >>
By P.J. Standlee
Joel McHale is the ridiculous, scathing, and audacious joker among the equally ridiculous and licentious celebrity royalty that populate our most beloved and idiotic TV programs. And it’s obvious to everyone who saw McHale on Friday night at the Celebrity Theatre that McHale is n ... More >>