Huge win for the prog rock community. Emerson, Lake & Palmer’s half-hour epic “Karn Evil 9” is being turned into a sci-fi film, with the lyrics serving as the narrative’s overarching inspiration. Per Deadline, the movie will revolve around how “the annual ‘Karn Evil’ — a macabre rite of passage — is a young person’s […]

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Who didn’t get married last year? You might find yourself asking this today, scrolling through Facebook Valentine’s Day odes and staring down the barrel of a new Justin Bieber album. But while 2019 revived the Wife Guy, particularly in music, they’ve been around the whole time. We don’t mean guys making music with their wives, […]

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James Bond is Old Hollywood’s last man standing, the rare film franchise from the ’60s that can still do numbers in the 21st century. People will always show up for a meticulous crime thriller, for a hero who never seems to sweat or worry. A character as adept at cheating death as 007 needs a […]

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Hollywood’s most powerful foursome is now becoming even more powerful. Chris Martin leads Coldplay, Gwyneth Paltrow’s husband Brad Falchuk is one of TV’s biggest producers, GP needs no introduction, and now actress Dakota Johnson is controlling the behind-the-scenes, too. The Peanut Butter Falcon actress directed Coldplay’s latest music video, “Cry Cry Cry,” with Cory Bailey. […]

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“Music’s biggest night” carried on mostly business as usual on Sunday, but prior to the Grammys ceremony, was overshadowed by weeks-long behind-the-scenes tension. Last Thursday, a dramatic news story broke revealing that Recording Academy president Deborah Dugan, newly in the role as of August 2019, was put on administrative leave only ten days ahead of […]

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Remember those latent fears you’ve been having that artificial intelligence will one day take over the world ultimately rendering humans unnecessary and utterly meaningless? Well, in case you forgot, “Travisbott” has arrived to turn those fears into a reality! What is a “Travisbott” you ask? Well, it’s a deepfake version of rapper Travis Scott that […]

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Well, there go our jobs and livelihoods as entertainment journalists. On Thursday, Vogue sat Billie Eilish down for an interview with an “AI” that generated some surprisingly insightful questions. Fair warning: As with any “bot-written” parody or spec script, these questions are sort of more the product of a language-learning neural network working with a […]

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Teens can make anything cool. Their social media superiority launched songs like “Old Town Road” and “The Box” to No. 1 on the Billboard charts and, every day, pop songs like Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” become templates for teens to dance, lip-sync, or act to. But the creative geniuses on TikTok are also discovering […]

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Swiss Casino flies high on his latest single, “Toast To My Girls”. The UK-based artist demonstrates his impressive flow and acute sense of artistry on this new release, and continues his successful musical journey, entering 2020 with new inspirations and projects. Swiss Casino came up with the single the next morning of a night at […]

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Dude! Our very long, very loud national nightmare is over. A month after Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer announced he would be suing his band for excluding him from several high-profile performance events during Grammys week, he’s back in action once again with his Boston brothers. Per Rolling Stone, Kramer performed with Aerosmith in an official […]

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Eminem’s surprise appearance at last night’s Academy Awards ceremony threw us for a brain-scrambling loop, along with many members of the live audience. Some celebs were visibly amped to witness this absolutely out-of-left-field “Lose Yourself” performance, nearly two decades after Eminem won an Oscar, in absentia, for the song. Others (Billie Eilish) were openly perplexed, but […]

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Because her Rock Hall induction wasn’t the time or place for Janet Jackson to bust out a memorable performance and/or bring down the goddamned arena, we’ve got some good news as 2020 continues to swallow us whole. Jackson announced today that she’ll be embarking on an international tour in support of her upcoming album, both […]

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