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DeRogatis’s 10 Worst Albums Of 2011

In time for Thanksgiving, famed Lester Bangs acolyte Jim DeRogatis has tapped his inner crank (aka his crank) to kick off list-season with 2011's Top…
Amrit Singh | November 21, 2011 - 5:23 pm

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R. Kelly Confronts Abuse Allegations In Insane 19-Minute Song “I Admit”

Through the deluge of reporting on allegations of sexual abuse against R. Kelly over the last year, the R&B singer has made a few terse…
Andy Cush / Spin | July 23, 2018 - 11:19 am

A Woman In R. Kelly’s Inner Circle Speaks Out: “They’re Completely Manipulated And Brainwashed”

On Monday, Buzzfeed published an extensive investigated feature on R. Kelly written by veteran Chicago journalist Jim DeRogatis. The article alleges that R. Kelly has…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 19, 2017 - 4:07 pm

R. Kelly Is Reportedly Imprisoning Women In A Sex Cult

The veteran Chicago music journalist Jim DeRogatis has been investigating allegations about R. Kelly's sexual-predator behavior for years; it was his report of a video…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2017 - 9:30 am

Lollapalooza 2008 Full Line-Up Revealed

Last week, Chicago Sun-Times's Jim DeRogatis leaked over a dozen names performing at this summer's 45th annual Lollapalooza festival, including the Alternative Nation power troika…
Scott Lapatine | April 6, 2008 - 10:54 pm

Jim DeRogatis Hates Juno

Jim DeRogatis dislikes the Doors, Springsteen, Rolling Stone, and Ryan Adams. We knew all that. He's also not a fan of Juno, the film or…
Brandon Stosuy | February 18, 2008 - 2:03 pm

Jim DeRogatis Still Venting About Rolling Stone

Music's Siskel & Ebert got a little camera time with Conezy earlier this week to edify the nation on the Grammys and what it's like…
Amrit Singh | February 13, 2008 - 6:49 pm

Jim DeRogatis, Greg Kot, And Conan Hate The Doors

You don't often see music critics on late night television. Maybe with good reason. Last night Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot, longtime Chicago writers and…
Brandon Stosuy | February 12, 2008 - 10:44 am

From The Mouth Of Ryan Adams

From Mods Vs. Rockers via Ultragrrrl, it's Ryan Adam's telling off a critic who gave his live act one too many bad reviews (if anyone's…
Stereogum | January 7, 2004 - 1:04 am