The 2019 State Of Pop Address

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Ariana GrandePop is dead; meet the new pop. More »

Wayne Coyne Reviews 2018

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Wayne-CoyneWayne Coyne is always busy. Whether working on official albums or a smattering of side projects, the Flaming Lips — the band he’s now been a part of for 35 years — never seem to stop moving. “With us, it’s always like five things at one time,” he says from his home in Oklahoma City, … More »

John Mulaney Describes Taking Pete Davidson To A Steely Dan Concert

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Pete-Davidson-and-John-MulaneyThere are two types of comedians in this world: Those who seem like they’d be into Steely Dan and those who do not. Pete Davidson, the SNL guy, used to be engaged to Ariana Grande. He appears to be very good friends with Machine Gun Kelly. He does not seem like he’d be into Steely … More »

The 2018 Music Power Couples Power Rankings

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The conceit of this list is simple: Which music power couple dominated the year? In 2018, there is no easy answer. This, after all, was the year of Grusk, Pete & Ariana, and super secret weddings between men who write songs and play guitar and certified A-list actresses. I devised a complex, scientific formula to … More »

Travis Scott’s Dual #1s And The Storied History Of Chart Chicanery

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Travis ScottEverything’s coming up Travis Scott. This week, four months after it came out, Scott’s album Astroworld returned to the top of the Billboard 200 for a third week. Meanwhile Astroworld’s big hit, the Drake collab “Sicko Mode,” completed a 17-week climb to #1 on the Hot 100 singles chart. Scott, the … More »

Alessia Cara May Not Be The Best New Artist, But She’s Also Not Half Bad

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Alessia CaraWhen the world met Alessia Caracciolo three years ago, she was the awkward teenager enduring a house party where she did not belong: “Somewhere in the corner under clouds of marijuana/ With this boy who’s hollering, I can hardly hear/ Over this music I don’t listen to.” Over the same Bond-worthy Isaac HayesMore »

Sundance 2019 Premieres Include Shia LaBeouf & FKA Twigs’ Honey Boy And Documentaries On David Crosby, Leonard Cohen, Miles Davis

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A new film by new couple Shia LaBeouf and FKA Twigs is one of the 112 films selected to screen at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, along with documentaries on David Crosby, Leonard Cohen, and Miles Davis. Honey Boy, starring LaBeouf and FKA, is written by LaBeouf and directed by Alma Har’el. It follows a … More »

Watch SNL Parody Sheck Wes With Ruth Bader Ginsburg Rap Video

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A little over a week ago, Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell and fractured three ribs. Saturday Night Live paid homage to the Supreme Court Justice on last night’s episode with a rap. Pete Davidson and Chris Redd parodied Sheck Wes’ “Live Sheck Wes” from his recent album MUDBOY. Kate McKinnon plays the breakdancing RBG … More »

Congressman Dan Crenshaw Trolls Pete Davidson With Ariana Grande Ringtone On SNL Weekend Update

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Saturday Night Live is still harping on Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson’s break-up. On last night’s episode, Davidson apologized to congressman Dan Crenshaw for saying he looks like a “hitman in a porno movie” on last week’s Weekend Update segment. Davidson explains that Crenshaw wears his eyepatch because he lost his … More »

Pete Davidson Addresses Ariana Grande Breakup On SNL Weekend Update

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Pete Davidson and Ariana Grande both addressed their recent breakup last night. Grande released a new song, “thank u, next,” in which she namechecks Davidson, among other exes. Davidson addressed the breakup on last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live. His Weekend Update segment began with some pretty funny descriptions of political candidates … More »