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The Week In Pop: Jordin Sparks Makes The Leap

Historically, American Idol has had trouble producing American idols. The pioneering series was a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon, but you can finish rattling off…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2015 - 4:36 pm

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Eddie Van Halen Explains Why David Lee Roth Is Not His Friend, How Van Halen Gave Him Cancer

Eddie Van Halen is a weird motherfucker! Van Halen are about to go on another one of their reunion tours with original singer David Lee…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2015 - 2:31 pm

Ryan Adams Reluctantly Talks Vinyl To Old Millionaires At Exclusive NYC Club

A nondescript building in midtown Manhattan is home to the Core Club, a members-only organization that prides itself on being a "democratic place," one where…
James Rettig | July 5, 2014 - 3:14 pm

Craig Finn Adapting Chuck Klosterman For The Big Screen

Hold Steady's frontman teams with Letterman scribe Tom Ruprecht to turn Fargo Rock City into a movie. The story centers around geeky, teenage metal fans…
Scott Lapatine | October 22, 2009 - 1:30 pm

The ‘Gum Drop Giveaway #5

Did you open you're email yet today? If so, chances are you found yourself a new 'Gum Drop, this time packed with a never-before-heard track…
Stereogum | September 26, 2007 - 7:28 pm

The Cult Of Klosterman

Love his prose or find him a digressive, circular-reasoning gas bag, Chuck Klosterman is an unavoidable fixture on the hipster-lit scene -- and he's almost…
Amrit Singh | October 5, 2006 - 3:18 pm

Charles On Gnarls

Via Barkley says he's "flattered and honored" to be the namesake of Gnarls Barkley, the hip-hop/rock duo comprising Danger Mouseand Cee-Lo. The Round Mound…
Scott Lapatine | June 20, 2006 - 10:16 am

More Extreme Makeover For Spin

Reader Devin writes in:-----Original Message----- From: Devin Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 To: Stereogum Subject: The Downfall of Spin So, I don't know if…
Scott Lapatine | April 25, 2006 - 4:31 pm

Chuck Klosterman Reviews Chinese Democracy

April Fool's Day comes a day early at "If you purchased a kitten on the day that Use Your Illusion I & II arrived…
Scott Lapatine | March 31, 2006 - 9:27 am

Monkees = Monkees

NY Post goes to Chuck Klosterman's Astor Place B&N reading and reports on the author's fanbase.These are the Klostermaniacs, the ever-growing Cult of Chuck that…
Stereogum | July 22, 2005 - 9:31 am

Chuck Klosterman’s 21 CDs From The Past 3 Years

Chuck Klosterman, the cool-obsessed pop culture essayist who loves Kiss but believes "Coldplay is absolutely the shittiest fucking band I've ever heard in my entire
Stereogum | May 2, 2005 - 4:02 pm

I Know Way Too Much About Billy Joel

Albeit deserved, the tarnishing of Billy Joel's legacy makes Stereogum sad. Growing up as a young Strong Island blogger in the '80s, I had no…
Stereogum | May 4, 2004 - 9:58 am

On Friendstership

I know what you're thinking ... Friendster jumped the shark MONTHS AGO. It's true. But Esquire is 6 months behind the rest of us, so…
Stereogum | December 4, 2003 - 11:30 am