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  • Stevie Nicks Spills 'American Horror Story' Secrets

    Stevie Nicks Spills 'American Horror Story' Secrets | ARTICLE

    In her new documentary, In Your Dreams, Stevie Nicks tells the story of the last time she acted: in a fourth-grade play about The Alamo. "It was so bad," Nicks says. She went home after that...

    December 3, 2013 12:50 PM ET
  • Beck Performs 'Song Reader' in L.A. With All-Star Guests

    Beck Performs 'Song Reader' in L.A. With All-Star Guests | ARTICLE

    Because we live in an age where even many professional musicians can't read sheet music, it seemed like a quixotic gesture last year when Beck released Song Reader: 20 new songs, not recorded in the...

    November 25, 2013 9:15 AM ET
  • 7 Highlights From the 'Tootsie' Remake

    7 Highlights From the 'Tootsie' Remake | ARTICLE

    Once a month, Up in the Air director Jason Reitman hosts the Live Read for Film Independent: he picks a classic Hollywood screenplay, recasts it with modern actors and turns them loose for a one-time-only performance....

    November 22, 2013 11:50 AM ET
  • Jared Leto on 'Dallas Buyers Club' and the Pink Mohawk

    Jared Leto on 'Dallas Buyers Club' and the Pink Mohawk | ARTICLE

    Jared Leto has had many public identities, starting with his breakthrough role as the inscrutable (and illiterate) love interest of Claire Danes on My So-Called Life. Since then he's proven to be one of his generation's most...

    November 21, 2013 12:10 PM ET
  • Inside Bob Dylan's Brilliant 'Like a Rolling Stone' Video

    Inside Bob Dylan's Brilliant 'Like a Rolling Stone' Video | ARTICLE

    One of the best music videos of 2013 belongs to a 48-year-old song. The interactive video for Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone," released yesterday, is a tour de force: as the music plays, you...

    November 20, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • David Blaine's 'Real or Magic': Ranking the Celebrity Reactions

    David Blaine's 'Real or Magic': Ranking the Celebrity Reactions | ARTICLE

    Thankfully, David Blaine: Real or Magic, the latest TV special from the magician and endurance artist, stayed away from entombing, freezing, or electrocuting Blaine in favor of letting him show off his impressive magic skills. Some...

    November 19, 2013 11:05 PM ET
  • Meet M.I.A.'s New DJ, Venus X

    Meet M.I.A.'s New DJ, Venus X | ARTICLE

    At the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles, Maya Arulpragasam – better known as the rapper M.I.A. – is in a golden outfit, fanning herself and rocking out most of her excellent new album, Matangi....

    November 18, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Naya Rivera on Her First Kiss and Love for Robin Thicke

    Naya Rivera on Her First Kiss and Love for Robin Thicke | ARTICLE

    Naya Rivera, who stars as the super foxy and supercilious Santana on Glee, is heading up our 2013 Latin Hot List and gracing the flip cover of the new issue of Rolling Stone. In case all...

    November 16, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Key and Peele Get Extra Funky

    Key and Peele Get Extra Funky | VIDEO

    Make my funk the Key & Peele funk: On this week's show, sketch comedy's reigning superstars explore the world of funk music, its sometimes-excessive lyrics, and its tendencies towards communal hallucination. Who Are the...

    November 13, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • 7 Knockout Mike Tyson Cameos

    7 Knockout Mike Tyson Cameos | ARTICLE

    From the beginning of his career, Mike Tyson has been irresistible to Hollywood's various screens: when you're the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world with a high-pitched lisp, you're an instant surreal punchline. Iron Mike has...

    November 12, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Key & Peele Have TV's Funniest Show

    Key & Peele Have TV's Funniest Show | ARTICLE

    Key & Peele, the funniest show on TV right now, carries on the legacy of both Chappelle's Show and Monty Python. Keegan-Michael Key (the tall one) and Jordan Peele (the short one), both biracial veterans of Mad...

    November 9, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Naya Rivera: 'Glee' Bad Girl Aims for the Pop Charts

    Naya Rivera: 'Glee' Bad Girl Aims for the Pop Charts | ARTICLE

    A white jumpsuit with crocheted mesh sleeves. A sheer beige minidress. A bare-shouldered pomegranate pantsuit. Naya Rivera – who stars on Glee as out-and-proud...

    November 7, 2013 12:00 PM ET
  • Five Things PBS Could Teach You About Jimi Hendrix

    Five Things PBS Could Teach You About Jimi Hendrix | ARTICLE

    Guitar god Jimi Hendrix got the PBS treatment last night in the American Masters broadcast of the two-hour documentary Jimi Hendrix – Hear My Train a Comin'. In other words: a thorough, serious-minded consideration of...

    November 6, 2013 8:15 AM ET
  • Luscious Jackson Return More DIY Than Before

    Luscious Jackson Return More DIY Than Before | ARTICLE

    Luscious Jackson were one of the coolest bands of the Nineties: four women making rock music with a heavy accent on the groove, an ideal soundtrack for hot days with cold drinks. 1996's Fever In Fever Out...

    November 4, 2013 2:30 PM ET
  • 12 Thrilling Facts About Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Video

    12 Thrilling Facts About Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' Video | ARTICLE

    Michael Jackson's video for "Thriller" was released nearly 30 years ago, on December 2nd, 1983. Director John Landis (The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London) extended the track — the seventh and final single released...

    October 29, 2013 4:30 PM ET
  • The National's Bryce Dessner Steps Out With the Kronos Quartet

    The National's Bryce Dessner Steps Out With the Kronos Quartet | ARTICLE

    Bryce Dessner is the guitarist in the National -- so how'd he end up composing music for the acclaimed string quartet the Kronos Quartet? Turns out he's also hip-deep in the world of contemporary music...

    October 28, 2013 2:55 PM ET
  • 20 Essential Lou Reed Tracks

    20 Essential Lou Reed Tracks | ARTICLE

    After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went to work for his dad's accounting firm as a typist. If he had never played a note of music again in his life, the four...

    October 27, 2013 1:18 PM ET
  • Jared Leto Gets Back

    Jared Leto Gets Back | ARTICLE

    In the department of pet names that don't require deep metaphorical interpretation, there is Judas, a wolf – yes, a wolf! – that Jared Leto used to own. "He never hung with the dogs," recalls the rock...

    October 24, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • The 12 Most Canadian Things About Neil Young

    The 12 Most Canadian Things About Neil Young | ARTICLE

    Today we consider one of our favorite Canadians: Neil Young. He's lived and paid taxes in the United States for almost 50 years, and most Canadians have resigned themselves to the reality that he's permanently...

    October 17, 2013 9:10 AM ET
  • Trent Reznor: 'I'm Trying to Be as Pure as When I Started'

    Trent Reznor: 'I'm Trying to Be as Pure as When I Started' | ARTICLE

    In recording Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails' first album in five years, Trent Reznor opened his wallet just a bit more than normal. "We splurged on some new, high-quality speakers in the studio," he tells Rolling Stone....

    October 11, 2013 1:00 PM ET
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