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Gwen Stefani's English husband starts World Cup flame war with Boston Phoenix . . . on Twitter

Gwen Stefani's English husband starts World Cup flame war with Boston Phoenix . . . on Twitter


We sure hope GWEN STEFANI wasn't rooting for US Soccer today -- or else she might need a restraining order. Seems Mr. Gwen doesn't take...
By Carly Carioli  |  June 12, 2010
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The Big Hurt: A big country lesbian pissing match

Reports began to surface recently that a major country star was set to come out of the closet in People magazine. I had high hopes for Chris Gaines, but no such luck.
Music news in brief
By DAVID THORPE  |  May 14, 2010
CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)

CLICK TRACKS: Music News Roundup (Walken' on Gaga, Weezer in Snuggies, Bono straddles the Berlin Wall, and more)


In the best (and strangest) pop re-make since Shatner gave us "Rocket Man," Christopher Walken weighs in on the Gaga phenom with a spoken-word rendition...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  November 05, 2009
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Bozzio's a somewhat missing person on the west coast

As she awaits a retrial on animal-cruelty charges in New Hampshire, Missing Persons frontwoman Dale Bozzio’s troubles continue in Southern California, where she faces eviction from her San Fernando Valley home over $4400 in missing rent payments.
Cat Crazy Dept.
By ASHLEY RIGAZIO  |  October 23, 2009
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The cuteness surge

Cuteness, of course, is the collective cultural cure-all to our problems.
Why, in desperate times, we turn to lolcats, twee songs, and mute kittens
By SHARON STEEL  |  February 01, 2008
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It parade

There is a moment, at the end of a beauty pageant, when the previous year’s winner is forced to place the sparkling crown on a new champion’s head.
In 2008, novels turn to fairies, fashion goes faux green, and Star Trek  gets all 90210
By SHARON STEEL  |  December 26, 2007


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Three of a kind

Deborah Harry admitted that there was no method to the madness involved in making her new solo album, Necessary Evil.
Deborah Harry, Annie Lennox, and Siouxsie Sioux
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  October 08, 2007
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Choke holds

That interesting man Chuck Barris has written another book.
Chuck Barris’s Big Question, Shear Genius, Ultimate Fighter, and more bull rides
By JAMES PARKER  |  April 23, 2007
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Sipping style

This is the stuff of millionaires and toothpicks, celebutantes and Vogue .
Pay tribute to the Fashion Weeks of the world with these chic cocktails
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  April 03, 2007
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Going on sale: February 9, 2007

TV on the Radio, Iggy and the Stooges, Gwen Stefani, and more.
Breaking news from the concert ticket trade
By GOING ON SALE  |  February 05, 2007
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Fashionistas, rejoice!

I feared for my life when I walked into the Downtown Crossing H&M one morning last November. Slideshow: "Fashion Show: Paris Collections 2006” at Museum Of Fine Arts  
Haute couture storms the MFA
By SHARON STEEL  |  November 09, 2006


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Fergie

Fergie taking leave from the Black Eyed Peas was as predictable as Gwen Stefani stepping out from No Doubt.
The Dutchess | Interscope
By KATHRYN PERRY  |  October 10, 2006
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Young, gifted, and blonde

What starts as a tribute to ‘Aretha and Miles’ ends as a far more loving tribute to Christina Aguilera’s first and greatest inspiration, Christina Aguilera.
Christina Aguilera stripped down to basics
By FRANKLIN SOULTS  |  September 06, 2006
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Pop goes a Neptune

Pharrell is a fascinating rapper when he lets himself go — so why does In My Mind blow so hard? Listen to the best of the Neptunes throughout the years
Pharrell Williams raps his way into a corner
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  August 24, 2006
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Tear the club up

"What Samir and I bring to the table is that we were both coming from a real street hip-hop sentiment," says LaCrate, "and that’s where club in its origin came from. As much as it may have been comprised of rave breaks, there was nothing rave – I always
How Baltimore and Aaron LaCrate are going to save club music
By MIKE MCKAY  |  August 22, 2006
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Diamond in the rough

If today’s pop-music business is, as it was in the ’60s, driven largely by songwriters and producers who choose singers to put across their latest concoctions hoping for a hit, why does so much current pop feel so utterly charmless? Jackie DeShannon li
Jackie De Shannon’s eternal promise
By CHARLES TAYLOR  |  August 01, 2006


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On the racks: July 18, 2006

Plus MSTRKRFT and Lily Allen
Golden Smog, Helmet, Billy Ray Cyrus
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 20, 2006

Peaches

Peaches sharpens her synth hooks, varies the electrogrooves, and serves up 13 tracks that are just amusing enough in their risqué behavior to keep the smiles coming.
Impeach My Bush | XL
By MATT ASHARE  |  July 18, 2006
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Hip-pop redux

Nelly Furtado’s not the first pop diva to embark on a lucrative hip-hop detour.
Hip-hopped-up hits from Deborah Harry to Gwen Stefani
By KEN MICALLEF  |  June 20, 2006
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Future heads

Matador head and contrarian tastemaker Gerard Cosloy recently wrote: “No, post-punk does not actually exist.”
Digging for post-punk gold
By FRANKLIN BRUNO  |  June 13, 2006
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32 worst lyrics of all time

The most horrific, the most god awful, the most offensively bad.
The votes are in, Ms. Lavigne
By BILL JENSEN AND RYAN STEWART  |  June 08, 2006


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Remix revolutions

For decades now, remixes have been a tool to get pop songs into dance clubs.
Reworking Beck, Bloc Party, and more
By DAVID DAY  |  February 02, 2006