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74 items by Rob Tannenbaum

  • Love, Marriage & Divorce

    Love, Marriage & Divorce | ALBUM REVIEW

    With its marital arguments, dramatic plot reversals and luxurious exteriors, this collaboration between two accomplished R&B sensualists is like a musical adaptation of Real Housewives of Atlanta. Both singers have been through failed marriages, and they know...

    April 17, 2014 10:25 AM ET
  • Blake Griffin Dishes on Bieber, Weed, Creed and His PED Secret

    Blake Griffin Dishes on Bieber, Weed, Creed and His PED Secret | ARTICLE

    Blake Griffin is one of the five or six best players in the NBA, and certainly the funniest, which you know if you've seen the deadpan ads he does with sidekick (and bunkmate) Jack McBrayer...

    April 15, 2014 6:40 PM ET
  • Out Among the Stars

    Out Among the Stars | ALBUM REVIEW

    Johnny Cash often seemed like he was granite in human form, so it's odd to think that such a giant once had his career derailed by John Travolta. The 1980 hit film Urban Cowboy accelerated...

    April 4, 2014 11:45 AM ET
  • Shakira.

    Shakira. | ALBUM REVIEW

    If you're Shakira's ex-boyfriend – specifically, the one who sued her for $100 million in 2012 – you really don't want to hear this record. On Shakira., the Colombian-born singer and hip-shaker rejoices in dissing men...

    April 4, 2014 11:15 AM ET
  • Mike Tyson on Ditching Club Life and Getting Sober

    Mike Tyson on Ditching Club Life and Getting Sober | ARTICLE

    Mike Tyson converted to Islam in prison after being convicted of rape in 1992. But with Tyson, piety and sin are always entwined. As he was becoming a Muslim and reading the Koran, he was also having...

    December 4, 2013 2:50 PM ET
  • Midnight Memories

    Midnight Memories | ALBUM REVIEW

    Like the Supreme Court, One Direction want you to believe that corporations are people, too. They, and many co-writers, lard this third LP with references to adulthood ("I'm at the age where I know what I need")...

    December 2, 2013 4:20 PM ET
  • New Orleans Funk 3: The Original Sound of Funk

    New Orleans Funk 3: The Original Sound of Funk | ALBUM REVIEW

    New Orleans music has gotten its due in recent years, thanks to everything from archival MP3 blogs (Home of the Groove is excellent) to Treme. Here, expert excavators at U.K. label Soul Jazz focus on NOLA's visionary...

    November 18, 2013 1:30 PM ET
  • Silver Bell

    Silver Bell | ALBUM REVIEW

    Here's a tale that sums up the modern record industry: One of the best albums of 2000 wasn't released until 2013. Patty Griffin's former label spurned Silver Bell, possibly because it didn't fit her "folkie" image, but...

    November 18, 2013 12:10 PM ET
  • R. Kelly 'Amazed' With His Lady Gaga Collaboration

    R. Kelly 'Amazed' With His Lady Gaga Collaboration | ARTICLE

    Although R.Kelly still has a few weeks before dropping his new album, Black Panties, the R&B singer has recently been on many minds due to his collaboration with Lady Gaga on the Artpop...

    November 14, 2013 11:15 AM ET
  • My Bloody Valentine Wrap 'mbv' Tour

    My Bloody Valentine Wrap 'mbv' Tour | ARTICLE

    According to legend, when My Bloody Valentine played a London club in 1991, the extreme and prolonged volume of their customary encore "You Made Me Realise" created such a strong physical response in one concert-goer that...

    November 13, 2013 3:30 PM ET
  • The Woman I Am

    The Woman I Am | ALBUM REVIEW

    After two albums that were as bland as Simon Cowell's wardrobe, Kellie Pickler turned around her career by following the bad-girl path of fellow reality-show alumna Miranda Lambert, which continues on The Woman I Am. On...

    November 12, 2013 12:05 AM ET
  • "Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy for the DFA)"

    "Love Is Lost (Hello Steve Reich Mix by James Murphy for the DFA)" | SONG REVIEW

    James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem unretired from remixing to make this bold 10-minute "Hello Steve Reich Mix" of Bowie's "Love Is Lost." He starts with halting hand claps (inspired by Reich) and prolongs a disjointed mood in...

    October 23, 2013 3:05 PM ET
  • 'Breaking Bad' Writer Thomas Schnauz on Rooting for Dirtbags

    'Breaking Bad' Writer Thomas Schnauz on Rooting for Dirtbags | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone has been publishing an exclusive interview with a new cast or crew member every day. Yesterday, writer and supervising producer Peter Gould shared some harrowing...

    September 29, 2013 2:48 PM ET
  • Bob Odenkirk and David Cross: 'We're Like an Old Married Couple'

    Bob Odenkirk and David Cross: 'We're Like an Old Married Couple' | ARTICLE

    It’s weird that David Cross and Bob Odenkirk have had their greatest commercial success apart from one another, as Tobias Fünke in Arrested Development and Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad, respectively. It’s as if Hall...

    September 28, 2013 3:25 PM ET
  • Why Audiences Still Root for Walter White

    Why Audiences Still Root for Walter White | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast or crew member every day, Monday through Friday. Yesterday, Laura Fraser discussed the mysterious meth dealer...

    September 27, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • 'Breaking Bad''s Lydia: 'She's a Clean-Cut, Bonkers Sociopath'

    'Breaking Bad''s Lydia: 'She's a Clean-Cut, Bonkers Sociopath' | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast or crew member every day, Monday through Friday. Yesterday, creator Vince Gilligan...

    September 26, 2013 12:05 PM ET
  • Vince Gilligan: 'Walt Is Not Darth Vader'

    Vince Gilligan: 'Walt Is Not Darth Vader' | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast or crew member every day, Monday through Friday. Yesterday, Bob Odenkirk said...

    September 25, 2013 12:10 PM ET
  • Bob Odenkirk on Saul Goodman: 'I'm Amazed That People Like Him'

    Bob Odenkirk on Saul Goodman: 'I'm Amazed That People Like Him' | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast or crew member every day, Monday through Friday. Yesterday, Anna Gunn said...

    September 24, 2013 2:00 PM ET
  • 'Breaking Bad''s Skyler: 'The Chickens Do Come Home to Roost'

    'Breaking Bad''s Skyler: 'The Chickens Do Come Home to Roost' | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone has been publishing an exclusive interview with a new cast member every day. Relive the 10 Most Revealing 'Breaking Bad' Murders I've been...

    September 23, 2013 2:10 PM ET
  • Mike From 'Breaking Bad': Somebody Should Put Walt's Eye Out

    Mike From 'Breaking Bad': Somebody Should Put Walt's Eye Out | ARTICLE

    In anticipation of the Breaking Bad series finale on Sunday, September 29th, Rolling Stone will publish an exclusive interview with a new cast member every day, Monday through Friday. Yesterday, Jesse Plemons described Todd as...

    September 20, 2013 7:15 PM ET
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