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Regardless of what you think of his politics, President Obama is a tremendous public speaker. He maintains his pauses long enough to optimize his word choice and give them maximum emphasis. This…   Read Story »
Rome wasn't built in a day, but Empire's empire might have been. Fox's new drama series about a superstar rapper turned ailing hip-hop mogul debuted to staggering numbers two weeks ago, pulling 9.8…   Read Story »
Fall Out Boy will release their latest album, American Beauty/American Psycho, next week, and they'll do so with the kind of saturation most musicians can only dream of. Their stadium anthem…   Read Story »
Tom already masterfully described the appeal of Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' "Uptown Funk" in today's Album Of The Week column on Ronson's Uptown Special, and James demonstrated that not just anybody…   Read Story »
I'll always have a bit of a soft spot for Fall Out Boy. Their first few albums came out during my formative years, and I still revisit them from time to time, and would actually stand by Take This To…   Read Story »
There are very few pop stars with backstories as epic and strange as that of Mark Ronson. Where do you start with this guy? Son of a real estate mogul. Stepson of the guitarist from Foreigner.…   Read Story »
Take it from someone who started a weekly pop column last year: 2014 was a bad year for pop music. I write this knowing that there are still many self-satisfied blowhards in the world -- sometimes…   Read Story »
The 37th annual Kennedy Center Honors ceremony aired on television last night, and the musicians recognized were Sting and Al Green. They were both treated to covers of their songs by a cadre of…   Read Story »
A Gawker post yesterday asked readers to post high school yearbook pictures of famous people, and the response unearthed movie stars, politicians, reality TV notables and, most importantly, some…   Read Story »
Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for…   Read Story »