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There’s a great funny-because-it’s-true joke in Wayne’s World that captures how the rest of the U.S. views Delaware. Wayne finds himself in front of a green screen in his show’s fancy new studio, and upon being “magically whisked away” to the state, he doesn’t know what to say past, “Hi, I’m in Delaware.” What do… More »

Back when I was first becoming an obsessive music fan, Oasis were big for me. I loved everything: the classic albums, of course, but also the mid-period stuff most people dismiss. As I got older, those last two very underrated albums were special to me, too. I sought out all sorts of Oasis minutiae, from… More »

Long one of rock and roll’s most cantankerous headline makers, the past eighteen months have seen Morrissey refining his troublemaking tactics in new and unforeseen ways. There was the generally well-received but appropriately polemical memoir (issued with winking pomposity on the Penguin Classics imprint, usually reserved for authors of canonical importance), the Jimmy Kimmel/Duck DynastyMore »

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Morrissey Cancels U.S. Tour

Unfortunately Morrissey has canceled more shows due to illness. All canceled dates are listed below. According to a press release: The remaining date…
Liz Pelly | March 16, 2013 - 3:30 pm
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Staples Center Didn’t Go Vegetarian For Morrissey

Beautiful creatures died deaths for no reason, and then were served at the Staples Center last night :( After a lengthy and confusing back-and-forth betwee…
Liz Pelly | March 2, 2013 - 1:52 pm
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Morrissey Rips McCartney

Be straight with me: Is Morrissey okay? Like, is there some method to his madness? Is he just having a laugh here? Is he getting…
Michael Nelson | February 28, 2013 - 2:58 pm
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Morrissey @ Balboa Theatre, San Diego 2/27/13

Looking fit as a ferret and sounding like his normal suave self, Morrissey made a triumphant return to the stage in San Diego after slugging it…
Andrew Youssef | February 28, 2013 - 10:34 am
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Morrissey Responds To Kimmel Diss

There's an old bit of rock apocrypha -- since refuted -- that goes a little something like this: On the eve of the two-and-a-half-year Use
Michael Nelson | February 27, 2013 - 5:18 pm
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Morrissey Refuses To Do Kimmel With Duck Dynasty Stars

Seven hours ago, a status update on Morrissey's Facebook page announced the singer's return to live performance following a bout with illness, saying:…
Michael Nelson | February 25, 2013 - 9:15 pm
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The 10 Best Morrissey Songs

A handful of weeks back, Morrissey took ill and was forced to cancel a run of US tour dates. The source of his malady wa…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | February 21, 2013 - 1:56 pm
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Morrissey Insists That Yes, Staples Center Will Go 100% Vegetarian For Him

UPDATE: This thing has taken on the tense rhythm of a Nadal-Federer rally at Wimbledon 2008. Morrissey is, of course, Federer. Why? Because…
Michael Nelson | February 21, 2013 - 11:35 am
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Staples Center Not Actually Going Vegetarian For Moz

Well, this is embarrassing. Yesterday I made a great big stink about how cool it was that Morrissey had forced Los Angeles's Staple…
Michael Nelson | February 20, 2013 - 11:42 am
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Staples Center Going Vegetarian For Morrissey

Morrissey is probably the most visible animal-rights advocate in music today, and while I'm a meat-eater, personally, I think it's pretty cool that he's using…
Michael Nelson | February 19, 2013 - 12:27 pm
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Morrissey Is Terribly Sorry About Canceling More Gigs

Morrissey has unfortunately had to cancel another string of shows due to illness, including shows in Dallas, Davis, San Francisco, and more. He is currently…
Liz Pelly | February 17, 2013 - 9:54 am
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Morrissey @ The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester 1/19/13

Over the weekend, Morrissey performed at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, just a few miles north of the city. His set included a…
Stereogum | January 21, 2013 - 2:33 pm
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Watch Morrissey Play Letterman

Morrissey's song "Action Is My Middle Name" is a couple of years old now, but he hasn't gotten around to releasing it yet, since he…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2013 - 9:55 am
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The Smiths Albums From Worst To Best

For a band that lasted only five years and released only four official full-length albums, the Smiths' catalog is a nightmare to untangle. The 70…
Timothy Bracy And Elizabeth Bracy | January 7, 2013 - 2:21 pm
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Morrissey @ Radio City Music Hall, NYC 10/10/12

It's been an active October for Morrissey: from quashing Smiths reunion rumors to performing on Fallon to being interviewed by Colbert. And last night, Moz…
Michael Nelson | October 11, 2012 - 3:33 pm
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Watch Morrissey On Colbert

The combination of Stephen Colbert and Morrissey is such a stark, extreme contrast between two very different forms of archness that I'm surprised the universe…
Tom Breihan | October 10, 2012 - 10:28 am
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Watch Morrissey Play Fallon

Last night, Steven Patrick Morrissey brought his inimitable form of middle-aged swagger to the stage at Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, performing a frankly spectacular…
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2012 - 9:06 am
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Moz Publicist: The Smiths Are Never Ever Ever Getting Back Together

Yesterday, we told you about how Coachella offered to go vegetarian in exchange for a Smiths reunion at the festival, and then we mentioned a…
Michael Nelson | October 2, 2012 - 2:20 pm
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Coachella Offered To Go Vegetarian For Smiths Reunion

Morrissey is pretty well-known as a quote machine at this stage in his career, so it probably won't surprise you that an interesting tidbit about…
Corban Goble | October 1, 2012 - 12:22 pm
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Strangeways, Here We Come Turns 25

The Smiths commenced recording their fourth (and ultimately final) full-length knowing the title of the album and little else. Still, the band possessed such a…
Brad Shoup | September 28, 2012 - 2:40 pm
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