Justin Vernon, Bryce & Aaron Dessner Play Invisible Bridge Concert In Paris

Justin VernonThe National’s Bryce Dessner organized the Invisible Bridge concert at Paris’ Philharmonie tonight, enlisting Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon, his brother and bandmate Aaron Dessner, French piano duo Katia and Marielle Labèqu, and more to perform a number of songs. Vernon sang lead vocals, while the rest of the assembled musicians backed him up. Watch some … More »

Chris Collingwood In A Backyard

He met Mitchell Froom on LinkedIn. His then manager said the uber-producer wouldn’t be interested, that they couldn’t afford him. Chris expected this high-powered majordomo to take matters into his own hands, that’s why you sign with the movers and shakers, their relationships, their access, but it turned out Chris made more progress by himself. […]

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Lil Wayne Says He Officiated A Same-Sex Marriage At Rikers

HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 13:  Lil Wayne takes the stage at the Bud Light Party Convention in Houston, August 13, 2016. Bud Light - America's most popular and inclusive beer brand - is taking the Bud Light Party on the road with 13-city Convention Tour from 8/5-8/27 at Silver Street Studios on August 13, 2016 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for Bud Light)Next month, Lil Wayne is releasing Gone ‘Til November, a handwritten journal that he wrote while locked up on gun charges back in 2010. The memoir details the events of his eight-month stint at Rikers, and according to Page Six, it includes a story of Wayne officiating a gay wedding for two other inmates. More »

Signifiers Disappear

First they came for your watch. Next they’re coming for your car. Used to be he who died with the most toys won. Now, ownership is passe, everything’s on demand. I first realized this fifteen years ago, when I noticed Jimmy Iovine had the same Nokia phone, a tiny blue stub of a device, it […]

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Watch Cat Stevens Perform With Eddie Vedder At Global Citizen Fest

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 24:  Eddie Vedder (L) and Yusuf Islam perform onstage at the 2016 Global Citizen Festival In Central Park To End Extreme Poverty By 2030 at Central Park on September 24, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Global Citizen)Eddie Vedder popped up all over the place at yesterday’s Global Citizen Fest. He joined Coldplay frontman Chris Martin onstage in New York’s Central Park to play a surprise covers set, and he also teamed up with Cat Stevens to sing his 1970 hit “Father And Son.” Watch their performance below. More »

‘Fear the Walking Dead’ Recap: ‘Date of Death’

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on unless you’ve seen Season 2, Episode 13 of “Fear the Walking Dead,” titled “Date of Death.” It turns out a lot more people than just Travis saw the hotel lights when Madison powered the place up last week. By the time he arrives, there are already dozens of people… Read more »

‘Power’ EP On Tonight’s Arresting Finale, What’s Next & Sung Kang’s Season 4 Role

SPOILER ALERT: This story contains details about tonight’s Power Season 3 finale. 
After a year of both change and more of the highly charged same, the “Ghost Must Die”-themed third season of Power came to an end tonight with a piteous death, discovery, betrayal, threat and the handcuffs being put on the Omari Hardwick-portrayed James “Ghost” St. Patrick by his ex, federal prosecutor Angela Valdez, played by Lela Loren.
This culmination of the season, and in many ways the…

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Snapchat’s Spectacles a Vision Test for CEO Evan Spiegel

Steve Jobs. Mark Zuckerberg. Evan Spiegel. Maybe that third name hasn’t earned the right yet to be uttered in the same breath as the other two icons. But Snapchat’s CEO is making a case for himself one innovation at a time, and his latest one is a true doozy. Last week’s surprise launch of Spectacles,… Read more »