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  • Hey, Bush Suckups: No One Is Rooting for America to Fail in Iraq

    Hey, Bush Suckups: No One Is Rooting for America to Fail in Iraq | BLOG ENTRY

    This week, Matt Taibbi takes on Time columnist Joe Klein and the ways Iraq war apologists/Bush pals continue to defend the battle plan and, worse, how they demonize war critics as liberal "leftists" who are "rooting" for...

    February 7, 2007 5:10 PM ET
  • Exclusive Video: Watch Our New Guitar Gods Playing Live and Loud

    Exclusive Video: Watch Our New Guitar Gods Playing Live and Loud | ARTICLE

    February 7, 2007 10:48 AM ET
  • Ozzfest Becomes Freefest

    Ozzfest Becomes Freefest | ARTICLE

    Say what? According to a press release put out by Team Ozzfest, this year the legendary summer tour will be free to fans. "2007 will forever mark the year Ozzfest spiked the concert industry's punch and gave...

    February 6, 2007 6:04 PM ET
  • The Shins Reflect on Success

    The Shins Reflect on Success | ARTICLE

    Melodic indie rockers the Shins could have had a huge disappointment on their hands with Wincing the Night Away, the band's third record. After Shins songs appeared on the now iconic soundtrack to Zach Braff's ode to...

    February 2, 2007 6:13 PM ET
  • The 25 Best Super Bowl Commercials Ever

    The 25 Best Super Bowl Commercials Ever | ARTICLE

    Blame the relentless media hype, the rampant commercialism or the mind-numbingly dull Seattle Seahawks all you want: Super Bowl commercials have become a bigger entertainment draw than the game itself. The average thirty-second spot this year cost...

    February 2, 2007 6:06 PM ET
  • Exclusive Van Halen News: The Reunion Is Official

    Exclusive Van Halen News: The Reunion Is Official | ARTICLE

    We just received an exclusive press release from the Van Halen camp with the headline VAN HALEN IS BACK. We take this as official confirmation of what we already suspected, that the classic Eddie/Alex/Roth lineup...

    February 2, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • The Obama Family: Goat-Herding Terrorist Sympathizers!

    The Obama Family: Goat-Herding Terrorist Sympathizers! | BLOG ENTRY

    Hillary's got a gambling addiction! Barack smoked opium with the One Eyed Sheik in the '80s! McCain enjoyed his torture — and hates freedom maybe a little bit! Tom Vilsack...pays to much for car insurance. It's the season...

    January 31, 2007 10:39 AM ET
  • The End of Tibet?

    The End of Tibet? | BLOG ENTRY

    After forty-eight years of Chinese control, a peaceful country is fighting its oppressor. Will one of the world's oldest culture's survive? Find out how you can help. The International Campaign for Tibet, a leading human rights organization,...

    January 30, 2007 10:28 AM ET
  • Exclusive Audio: The Shins' James Mercer Talks to RS

    Exclusive Audio: The Shins' James Mercer Talks to RS | ARTICLE

    James Mercer, lead singer and songwriter for the indie-pop powerhouse the Shins, sat down with our very own Jenny Eliscu for a glimpse into his perfectly harmonious, yet tortured mind and what inspired their new album Wincing...

    January 26, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Elegance and Grit: Remembering Ahmet Ertegun

    Elegance and Grit: Remembering Ahmet Ertegun | ARTICLE

    KEITH RICHARDS I was with Ahmet at the Beacon, ten minutes before he went to the john. He asked me how my head was, after the bang. I said, "Have a feel." Because I have...

    January 25, 2007 9:59 AM ET
  • My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way Comes Out Swinging

    My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way Comes Out Swinging | ARTICLE

    What is it with emo boys and their need to duel? First Brandon Flowers spends most of 2005 and 2006 talking smack about everyone he can find, especially other black eyeliner aficionados like the Bravery frontman Sam...

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • D.C.: A Land of No True Words

    D.C.: A Land of No True Words | BLOG ENTRY

    If Bush's tepid speech last night left you wanting, check out Matt Taibbi's latest column for his take on another troubled politician: Hillary Clinton. What do you think? Has Hillary already blown her credibility, or is she...

    January 24, 2007 10:58 AM ET
  • Foreshadowing? Watergate Organizer E. Howard Hunt Dies

    Foreshadowing? Watergate Organizer E. Howard Hunt Dies | BLOG ENTRY

    On the night of the State of the Union address, an untimely death recalls the last Worst President in History — and hope Bush'll take...

    January 23, 2007 5:49 PM ET
  • Mamas and the Papas Singer Dead at 66

    Mamas and the Papas Singer Dead at 66 | ARTICLE

    Denny Doherty, an original member of 1960s sunshine pop group The Mamas & The Papas who sang lead on a number of the band's hits, died of an aneurysm in his abdomen January 19th at his...

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Exclusive Audio: Mary J. Blige Tells It to Us Straight

    Exclusive Audio: Mary J. Blige Tells It to Us Straight | ARTICLE

    Mary J. Blige, the reigning diva of R&B, who recently received eight Grammy nominations for her 2005 album The Breakthrough, spoke to our Austin Scaggs about her music, her past and her pop-lock skills. Listen to choice...

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Bush Team's Iraq "Plan": Perpetual, Accidental Occupation

    Bush Team's Iraq "Plan": Perpetual, Accidental Occupation | BLOG ENTRY

    As we first reported in mid-December, the genius plan post-Rumsfeld calls for...more troops. So much for turning a new leaf. In his latest column, Matt Taibbi explains that the new "surge" Bush is set to announce...

    January 10, 2007 3:56 PM ET
  • Simon Cowell Says Dylan Is a Dud

    Simon Cowell Says Dylan Is a Dud | ARTICLE

    According to the New York Post, Simon Cowell recently indirectly refuted the long-standing (and patently ridiculous) rumor that Bob Dylan might appear as a guest judge on a future American Idol by saying that he...

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Arcade Fire Tease "Contemporary Classics" Via Megaphone, YouTube

    Arcade Fire Tease "Contemporary Classics" Via Megaphone, YouTube | ARTICLE

    With this mock-umercial, The Arcade Fire prove they have both a sense of humor — and a Juno Award! The Canadian indie outfit literally goes commercial with...

    January 8, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Class of '07

    Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Class of '07 | ARTICLE

    This year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced and what a group it is: Patti Smith, Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, R.E.M, the Ronettes and Van Halen (including both Diamond Dave and...

    January 8, 2007 12:00 AM ET
  • Hussein in the Membrane

    Hussein in the Membrane | BLOG ENTRY

    OK, enough is enough. Right? Does Saddam's execution make it perfectly clear — as Rolling Stone's ace politics essayist Matt Taibbi argues in his latest column — that we need to get out of Iraq? Or is...

    January 4, 2007 5:25 PM ET
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