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  • Exclusive: Eddie Murphy on His Return to Music and the Stage

    Exclusive: Eddie Murphy on His Return to Music and the Stage | ARTICLE

    "All I've been doing is making music," says Eddie Murphy. "I haven't been working on films, haven't been developing movies, or any of that shit." Truth is, though he hasn't released an album for 20 years, Murphy...

    September 9, 2013 2:20 PM ET
  • Johnny Depp: An Outlaw Looks at 50

    Johnny Depp: An Outlaw Looks at 50 | ARTICLE

    Sometimes, maybe late at night, on location, after he's put down his guitar or closed one of the four or five books he's reading or shut off the "trashiest television imaginable" (he's a Honey Boo Boo man),...

    June 18, 2013 3:30 PM ET
  • Natalie Maines: A Dixie Chick Declares War on Nashville

    Natalie Maines: A Dixie Chick Declares War on Nashville | ARTICLE

    In 1986, while George W. Bush was busy finding Jesus and swearing off alcohol, a spunky little blond girl named Natalie Maines was finishing...

    May 30, 2013 6:15 PM ET
  • The Golden Child

    The Golden Child | ARTICLE

    It's almost too perfect, this moment – but for him, there's really no such thing. He's gliding west on Sunset Boulevard in his big...

    May 9, 2013 8:40 PM ET
  • Louis C.K. Comes Clean

    Louis C.K. Comes Clean | ARTICLE

    He doesn't want to do the cat story. "It fills time, that's all it does," says Louis C.K., staring down his toughest audience in...

    April 25, 2013 4:25 PM ET
  • Rush (And Fans) Fight the Power at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Induction

    Rush (And Fans) Fight the Power at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 Induction | ARTICLE

    Despite the obvious wishes of the impressively vocal and fervent Rush fans who packed the 28th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre last night, the show was not entirely...

    April 19, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Mumford & Sons: Rattle and Strum

    Mumford & Sons: Rattle and Strum | ARTICLE

    Deep within the glass-and-steel shell of London's still-shiny-new 02 arena, beneath what used to be called the Millennium Dome, Marcus Mumford is setting a...

    March 28, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Lena Dunham: Girl on Top

    Lena Dunham: Girl on Top | ARTICLE

    WRAP UP," the big, blinking sign kept telling her last night. But after teetering all the way to that stage in the...

    February 28, 2013 10:45 AM ET
  • The Last Days of '30 Rock'

    The Last Days of '30 Rock' | ARTICLE

    To everything, there is a season to shut it down. Through seven years, 138 episodes, 14 Emmy wins and what its writers estimate as...

    January 31, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Pete Townshend Talks New Memoir 'Who I Am'

    Q&A: Pete Townshend Talks New Memoir 'Who I Am' | ARTICLE

    Pete Townshend just put out Who I Am, a soul-baring 503-page autobiography that instantly ranks with the best rock memoirs, but he still...

    November 8, 2012 12:00 PM ET
  • Taylor Swift in Wonderland

    Taylor Swift in Wonderland | ARTICLE

    This is what it sounds like when Taylor Swift totally loses it: “Oh, my God. OH, MY GOD. OH, MY GOD. OH, MY...

    October 25, 2012 4:00 PM ET
  • Inside the Rolling Stones' Reunion

    Inside the Rolling Stones' Reunion | ARTICLE

    After half a century of hits, addictions, mayhem and enough bad blood to flood the Thames, the Rolling Stones have gotten it together just in time to celebrate their latest anniversary onstage. But Mick Jagger...

    October 24, 2012 7:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Claire Danes on the 'Whiplash' New Plot Twists in 'Homeland'

    Q&A: Claire Danes on the 'Whiplash' New Plot Twists in 'Homeland' | ARTICLE

    "Television lets audiences deeply connect with characters," says Claire Danes, and she should know: Despite 17 years of fine movie work, Homeland's bipolar Carrie Mathison is her first indelibly career-defining role since Angela Chase. "It's not a surprise...

    October 15, 2012 3:25 PM ET
  • 'Homeland' Star Damian Lewis: 'The Walls Close In' During Season Two

    'Homeland' Star Damian Lewis: 'The Walls Close In' During Season Two | ARTICLE

    Homeland star Damian Lewis didn't want his character to send the wrong message. When the British actor was up for the role of secretly traitorous Nicholas Brody, he told producers: "Look, if you're asking me to play...

    October 7, 2012 4:30 PM ET
  • 'Doctor Who' Star Karen Gillan: 'I've Become a Full-On Geek'

    'Doctor Who' Star Karen Gillan: 'I've Become a Full-On Geek' | ARTICLE

     It's hard to imagine any sentient creature turning down the chance of sharing their TARDIS with Karen Gillan – even if they're not quite sure what a TARDIS is. The vivacious 24-year-old Scottish redhead is the breakout star...

    September 13, 2012 4:05 PM ET
  • Q&A: 'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan Goes Deep on the Final Season

    Q&A: 'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan Goes Deep on the Final Season | ARTICLE

    For the creators of Breaking Bad, the show's anxiety has started to creep over into real life. Fresh from the bloodbath of the just-aired midseason finale, showrunner Vince Gilligan and his writing team are mapping out...

    September 6, 2012 2:35 PM ET
  • Ryan Lochte Considers a Post-Swimming Basketball Career

    Ryan Lochte Considers a Post-Swimming Basketball Career | ARTICLE

    "I started thinking about Rio as soon as I landed back in the States," says superstar swimmer Ryan Lochte. But before he starts four more years of skin-wrinkling training, there's time for a few weeks off to...

    September 5, 2012 4:35 PM ET
  • Chemical Brothers: 'Breaking Bad' Stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul

    Chemical Brothers: 'Breaking Bad' Stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul | ARTICLE

    Walter White is staring at me. He doesn't like what he sees. It's just before midnight, and we're facing off in the dusty shadows...

    August 30, 2012 5:10 PM ET
  • Adam Duritz: 1991 and Everything After

    Adam Duritz: 1991 and Everything After | ARTICLE

    In Issue 1049, Counting Crows' Adam Duritz tells Rolling Stone's Brian Hiatt about the band's struggle to be likeable, the dissociative disorder that derailed him for years and making their new album, Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings...

    August 28, 2012 3:06 PM ET
  • Bob Odenkirk: Saul Goodman Could Be Vegas Mayor in 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff

    Bob Odenkirk: Saul Goodman Could Be Vegas Mayor in 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff | ARTICLE

    Breaking Bad might be unbearably bleak without Saul Goodman, the hilariously craven, self-aggrandizing attorney played by Mr. Show alumnus Bob Odenkirk. Here's what Odenkirk had to say about his character, in an interview conducted for my recent...

    August 27, 2012 8:00 AM ET
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