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  • The Dream World of St. Vincent

    The Dream World of St. Vincent | ARTICLE

    It's thunderstorming in Barcelona, so Annie Clark – who performs as St. Vincent and who "really, really, really" wants to go to the beach...

    June 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET
  • The Liberation of Steve McQueen

    The Liberation of Steve McQueen | ARTICLE

    A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a plane to Grenada, the tiny West Indian island, to visit a...

    March 3, 2014 11:45 AM ET
  • Anchor Management

    Anchor Management | ARTICLE

    On a sunny May morning in northwest Atlanta, Will Ferrell ambles into the warehouse at 2282 Defoor Hills Road – a windowless, 31,000-square-foot behemoth...

    February 28, 2014 4:45 PM ET
  • Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate

    Drake: High Times at the YOLO Estate | ARTICLE

    Drake is worried that his waterfall is too loud. He rises from a wicker armchair and walks toward a control pad in the corner of his flagstone patio. "I want to be sure your tape recorder gets...

    February 13, 2014 11:30 AM ET
  • How Haim's Three Geeky Sisters Became the Year's Coolest New Band

    How Haim's Three Geeky Sisters Became the Year's Coolest New Band | ARTICLE

    Mike Shinoda is psyched to see Haim tonight. The Linkin Park MC is in a balcony booth at Hollywood's Fonda Theatre, where Haim –...

    November 12, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Lorde's Teenage Dream

    Lorde's Teenage Dream | ARTICLE

    There's a drink they make at the Soho House in New York that Lorde likes – she had one when she was there last...

    October 28, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • The Weird World of Riff Raff

    The Weird World of Riff Raff | ARTICLE

    Riff Raff is at his North Hollywood apartment, sitting on a footstool beneath a portrait of Albert Einstein, eating Froot Loops from a plastic cup and figuring out how to get his Porsche Panamera washed. He's in...

    October 8, 2013 3:35 PM ET
  • The Night's Gambit

    The Night's Gambit | ALBUM REVIEW

    Jay Z could learn a thing or two from Ka, another ferociously talented Brooklyn-born MC in his forties. Not about moneymaking – Ka still hawks CDs for $10 a pop on corners – but about how...

    July 29, 2013 6:00 PM ET
  • Daft Punk: All Hail Our Robot Overlords

    Daft Punk: All Hail Our Robot Overlords | ARTICLE

    Click to listen to Daft Punk's Random Access Memories Daft Punk's Paris studio sits on an ugly, bustling thoroughfare on the south side of...

    May 21, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Snoop Lion Strikes Back at 'Reincarnated' Collaborator Bunny Wailer

    Q&A: Snoop Lion Strikes Back at 'Reincarnated' Collaborator Bunny Wailer | ARTICLE

    In early 2012, Snoop Dogg took a three-week trip to Jamaica in order to make new music and explore a country and culture that had long fascinated him. The fruits of that trip included a Rastafarian...

    April 24, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Daft Punk Reveal Secrets of New Album - Exclusive

    Daft Punk Reveal Secrets of New Album - Exclusive | ARTICLE

    Last night, at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival in southern California, Daft Punk debuted a teaser trailer for their new album, Random Access Memories: Without warning, a nearly...

    April 13, 2013 11:10 AM ET
  • Here's Jimmy Kimmel

    Here's Jimmy Kimmel | ARTICLE

    In 24 hours, Jimmy Kimmel will stand up in his office at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, looking less like a talk-show host...

    March 1, 2013 10:00 AM ET
  • Kendrick Lamar, New Kid on the Block

    Kendrick Lamar, New Kid on the Block | ARTICLE

    The building on 116 East Alondra Boulevard in Compton is a squat, sand-colored apartment house with barred first-story windows and a patch of ornamental brick face. It was here, in apartment F, that Kendrick Lamar lived as...

    February 27, 2013 12:55 PM ET
  • Jessica Chastain: The Hippie Who Took Out Bin Laden

    Jessica Chastain: The Hippie Who Took Out Bin Laden | ARTICLE

    Even now, Jessica Chastain can summon up Khalid Sheikh Mohammed's face. "KSM, Abu Faraj, all of them – they're still there, in my head,"...

    January 31, 2013 11:35 AM ET
  • Q&A: Seth MacFarlane on Hosting the Oscars, Being Hated by 'South Park'

    Q&A: Seth MacFarlane on Hosting the Oscars, Being Hated by 'South Park' | ARTICLE

    Since the 1999 debut of his hit series Family Guy, Seth MacFarlane has been best known for his filthy fiefdom of anarchic, envelope-pushing cartoons. Lately he's been expanding his empire, hosting SNL, recording a Grammy-nominated album...

    December 11, 2012 7:00 AM ET
  • Kevin Hart: Hot Superstar Stand-Up

    Kevin Hart: Hot Superstar Stand-Up | ARTICLE

    'That was disgusting," says Kevin Hart. The comedian is hunched over a high-limit blackjack table at Detroit's MGM Grand casino, where a curly-haired dealer...

    October 25, 2012 10:55 AM ET
  • Cruel Summer

    Cruel Summer | ALBUM REVIEW

    Kanye West doesn't really do low stakes. He once identified his competition as "Michelangelo, Picasso, the pyramids," and it's not like you form a group with Jay-Z, name it the Throne and put a gold...

    September 20, 2012 1:35 PM ET
  • Grizzly Bear Head Into the Wild to Make 'Shields'

    Grizzly Bear Head Into the Wild to Make 'Shields' | ARTICLE

    Late one night last year, Grizzly Bear singer Ed Droste was feeling spent. He'd recorded what felt like a zillion vocal takes of "Speak in Rounds" – a new song that starts off hushed, adding bursts of...

    September 13, 2012 10:00 AM ET
  • Louis C.K. Workshops New Material in Surprise Brooklyn Shows

    Louis C.K. Workshops New Material in Surprise Brooklyn Shows | ARTICLE

    Around noon on Monday, word began spreading that Louis C.K. would give three standup performances that very night at Brooklyn's Bell House. The set-up: C.K., the comedian whom Chris Rock calls "the funniest man in America," would...

    August 28, 2012 1:15 PM ET
  • Q&A: Mike Birbiglia on Directing 'Sleepwalk With Me,' 'Piloting' Standup

    Q&A: Mike Birbiglia on Directing 'Sleepwalk With Me,' 'Piloting' Standup | ARTICLE

    This weekend, comedian Mike Birbiglia's feature-film debut, Sleepwalk With Me, opens in theaters. Rolling Stone interviewed Birbiglia at his home in Brooklyn about the film, blending drama with comedy and the craft that goes into making people...

    August 24, 2012 3:30 PM ET
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