Music

On The Teen Beat: Just in Case You Missed It….Teen Choice Awards Winners

Did you watch the 2012 Teen Choice Awards hosted by Demi Lovato and Glee star Kevin McHale? Did your favorites win? The winners are… Choice Comedian – Ellen DeGeneres Choice Web Stars – Sophia Grace and Rosie Choice TV Show: Sci-Fi/Fantasy – The Vampire Diaries Choice TV Actress: Sci-Fi/Fantasy – Nina Dobrev, The Vampire Diaries […]

On The Teen Beat: Victoria Justice Wants To Create Her Own Sound

Victoria Justice recently dropped a soundtrack for her hit Nickelodeon series “Victorious,” but she’s also in the process of developing her own sound as a solo act. “I want to write music that’s going to appeal to everyone,” Justice said in a recent interview. “As far as production, I don’t think I’ve quite found my sound […]

On The Teen Beat: Justin Bieber Radio Disney Take Over—Photos and Video!

    Justin Bieber was  in studio  (Monday, June 25) at Radio Disney as he did an entire interview on his Segway.  He did this great interview with  guest correspondent ALLI SIMPSON. In this  clip  he reveals the very first thing that comes to mind when he sees a picture of Selena Gomez, his mom, Usher, Toronto,  and […]

On The Teen Beat: Get One Direction’s Dare To Dream Book—Out Now!

Do you dare to dream like One Direction? We hope you do! Well,  if their dreams came true, yours can too. Dare To Dream was just released  here in the states and is crammed full  with exclusive photos and interviews.  You can get it on Amazon now!

Elton John Celebrates 3,000th Performance

      Elton John reached a major career milestone on Saturday by performing his 3,000th public show with his “million dollar piano” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Elton’s first ever public concert was on March 25, 1970 (his 23rd birthday), at the Revolution Club in London. Since then, the music […]

Heads On: The Stooges New Biography, Forward By Alice Cooper

    If the MC5 were Detroit’s political spokesmen for the disenchanted youth of the 1960s, then The Stooges were the loutish kids, heckling from the back of the room. While conventional wisdom says they could barely play their instruments, the Stooges left an indelible mark on the world of punk rock, and the band’s initial three […]

Patti Smith Writing Detective Novel

  Punk icon Patti Smith is set to follow her recent U.S. National Book Awards success by penning a detective novel set in London. The Because The Night singer announced her latest literary venture during a lecture at London’s Royal Geographic Society’s Intelligence Squared series on Wednesday night. She explained, “I’ve been working on a […]

What If The Famed NYC Max’s Kansas City Never Existed?…

Max’s Kansas City was the place where the art, music and fashion worlds collided. It provided a breeding ground for artistic expression – “the intersection of everything” according to William S. Burroughs. Lionized friendships where cultivated, bold collaborations where birthed and cultural milestones all happened within the walls of the two-story bar on Park Avenue and 17th St. Let’s […]

An Interview With Rock and Roll Author Mark Bego On His New Memoir

 Paperback Writer (Publish America) is the humorous and star-studded memoir of best-selling celebrity author Mark Bego. With 56 books in print, two New York Times best-sellers, a Los Angeles Times best-seller, and a Chicago Tribune best-seller, Bego has made a career out of interviewing media stars, and writing books about their lives.  His most recent release was 2009’s internationally published Elton John: The Bitch is Back.  In Paperback […]

Entertainment Journalist Mark Bego’s Paperback Writer: A Memoir

   Paperback Writer (Publish America) is the humorous and star-studded memoir of best-selling celebrity author Mark Bego.  With 56 books in print, two New York Times best-sellers, a Los Angeles Times best-seller, and a Chicago Tribune best-seller, Bego has made a career out of interviewing media stars, and writing books about their lives.  His most recent release was 2009’s internationally published Elton John: The Bitch is […]

“I Need That Record” Doc w/ Thurston Moore, Ian MacKaye, Noam Chomksy, Mike Watt, Lenny Kaye and More

MVD Visual is pleased to announce the release of “I Need That Record! The Death (or Possible Survival) of the Independent Record Store” for North American distribution on April 17 (Record Store Day). It will be offered exclusively to independent record stores for a period of 90 days. Afterwards, it will be available everywhere on July 27. Guerilla filmmaker Brendan […]

DAVID BOWIE: “A Reality Tour” Q&A

  Since its release in late January (2010), David Bowie’s new live two-CD set A Reality Tour (ISO RECORDS and COLUMBIA/LEGACY, a division of SONY MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT), has earned vast critical praise.  Here’s a sampling of the accolades for a set list that merged BOWIE classics with 10 songs from his Heathen (2002) and Reality(2003) albums. In this Q&A below, Bowie talks about […]

Fashion Week–LNA Presentation After Party, Patti Smith, Metric and More!

  Images: Courtesy of Images by: Mark Iantosca/LNA In the spirit of LnA’s edgy rock and roll aesthetic, the brand’s fashion week presentation and After party last night embodied that which designers Lauren Ashley and April Leight have always envisioned their New Fashion Week debut would be. Unveiled at The Penthouse at Milk Studios, set to the […]

A Look Back At: John Waters’ A Dirty Shame

Text © M.A.Cassata Originally published in Cleavage Magazine October 2004 (Image): Coutresy of New Line Cinema     If you ever meet John Waters, don’t call him a cultural icon, he may be offended.  After all, here’s a brilliant man whose entire career has been devoted to the bursting open wide mainstream culture.  But nonetheless, from his […]