Pete Doherty

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The Big Hurt: Sex Pistols perfume

I think I’d be a much happier person if I disabused myself of all my quaint expectations about artistic integrity.
Plus ELO death and Moz racism
By DAVID THORPE  |  September 17, 2010

Love's life

Courtney and Hole stake their claim
Courtney and Hole stake their claim
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  July 02, 2010

The Big Hurt: Vince Neil acts his age

By the time you read this, the Situation will have his first single out on iTunes. Yeah, that the Situation.
Plus The Situation singled, Drake unsurpassed, Pete Doherty denied, Lou Reed exonerated
By DAVID THORPE  |  June 25, 2010
CLICK TRACKS: Snoop in the front seat, Gaga in the Wang, plus a pungent whiff of MTV's "Jersey Shore"

CLICK TRACKS: Snoop in the front seat, Gaga in the Wang, plus a pungent whiff of MTV's "Jersey Shore"

We may be stretching it a bit here to call this item "music" news, but this is just too damn good to pass up. Tonight,...
By Alexandra Cavallo  |  December 03, 2009

The big hurt: Music news in brief

Those of us still chuckling over DMX's “your momma ain’t name you no damn Barack” diatribe are in for another dose of ill-informed rapper cuteness.

Wal-Mart wanes, Satan wins, Weiland whines

By DAVID THORPE  |  April 15, 2008

The Big Hurt: Clubbing baby seals: not okay

Pop icon RICKY MARTIN paid a humanitarian visit to Cambodia recently in support of victims of sexual exploitation and human trafficking.
This week in social activism
By DAVID THORPE  |  April 08, 2008


Doherty dos and don’ts

Not even Pete Doherty’s regular absences were enough to hold back the Libertines.
From the Libertines to Babyshambles
By MATT ASHARE  |  January 22, 2008

Can Britney rise again?

The first movie star was a woman named Florence Lawrence.
It’s tough to be a celebrity on the skids, but even a ‘ticking time-bomb’ can stage a convincing comeback
By SHARON STEEL  |  October 18, 2007

Pipe-hittin’ kitten, emblem of the new Britain

Lines upon seeing a photograph of the troubled English rock star Pete Doherty apparently administering a dose of crack to his pet cat
Could be verse: poetry ripped from the headlines
By JAMES PARKER  |  September 12, 2007

Greatest reality hits

To be read while listening to Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” or Mary Hopkin’s “Those Were The Days, My Friend."
The 10 best moments of the past nine months or so
By JAMES PARKER  |  July 03, 2007

Feed the kitty

There is finally a challenger to Corn Meal Records’ Greetings from AreaCode 207 series.
Cat and Mouse compilation gets better with age
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  April 25, 2007

The 100 unsexiest men 2007: 30-21

These guys couldn't turn on a radio
By  |  April 12, 2007

Worst in breed: Music

Who are the unsexiest music men of 2007?
The 100 Unsexiest men 2007
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  April 12, 2007

Breast friends

When it comes to reality TV, the Brits operate with a pungent, hot-button immediacy that America’s producer tribe must envy.
Stalking Pete Doherty and The Girls Next Door exact their pound of flesh
By JAMES PARKER  |  March 10, 2007

Real housewives and blood diamonds

Literature, that slow cousin to Life, has in its prolonged non-engagement with reality TV been even denser and more dreamily backward than usual.
Another trip to Orange County, and bling’d in Sierra Leone
By JAMES PARKER  |  February 27, 2007


Who will the British gush machine fawn over next? “Sexy In Latin,” Little Man Tate (mp3) | “Bang Bang You’re Dead,” Dirty Pretty Things  (mp3) | “Breathe,” The Cinematics  (mp3)
Next big things from across the pond?
By IAN SANDS  |  June 14, 2006