Ex-Member of Failed Boy Band Describes Life of Hellish Insanity 

In the 90s, most young men had one pure, simple dream—to perfect synchronized dance moves and harmony with other young men so they could some day join a boy band. It was natural to assume, judging by the masses of screaming young girls that followed them around and the lavish lifestyles they flaunted, boy banding was… »12/10/14 9:15pm12/10/14 9:15pm

'Every Member Is Extremely Talented': A Somber One Direction Chat

Monday marked the release of Four, the fourth studio album from One Direction since the group formed on The X Factor in 2010. Promotions for the new album have been promising a new, more mature sound and many members have expressed hopes that their latest effort will attract a bigger adult audience. Did they… »11/19/14 3:10pm11/19/14 3:10pm

We Have Some Questions About This Boy Band of Triplets

This morning I woke up to a tweet from an account called Tx3. Nobody I knew. Probably nothing interesting. "We'd really appreciate if you would Check our cover song!" they wrote. "Retweet!! :) Thanks so much!" I usually ignore self-promotional spam, but for some reason—some spontaneous, fortuitous reason—I clicked… »3/28/14 3:45pm3/28/14 3:45pm

The Boy Band Butlers of Downton Meme Is the Best Meme You'll See Today

If you're A.) looking for a good laugh, B.) love the dulcet tones of boy band music and c.) think that all of the best jokes are upstairs/downstairs based, you're in luck! The very funny Tara Ariano of Previously.TV has used the last round of Downton Abbey promo stills to create the day's best meme, Boy Band Butlers. »8/14/13 3:00pm8/14/13 3:00pm

Aaron Carter Attacked By Vicious Gang of New Kids on the Block Fans

Okay, you guys, SHUT DOWN THE INTERNET. It's over. It's run its course. The best thing that's ever going to happen has now happened, so we might as well just go make some s'mores and take a nap (s'more-nap!) and breathe the new summer air and hug all the relatives we haven't seen since 1995 (The Day the AOL Discs… »6/24/13 5:30pm6/24/13 5:30pm

Ten Reasons Why It's Not Pathetic for a Grown Woman to Go See NKOTB

In case you haven't heard (because you've been doing some kind of David Blaine situation where you live inside a sealed barrel for one year and eat your own pee) New Kids on the Block is teaming up with Boyz II Men and 98 Degrees for a 2013 stadium-sweeping super-tour called THE PACKAGE. Ahem. Now, if you know… »1/24/13 5:30pm1/24/13 5:30pm

Here Are Those One Direction Dolls You Didn't Ask For

Sorry, not dolls. Action figures. Harry, Niall, Louis, Liam and Zayn are sold separately, and "each come with their own personally styled fashion outfits." Kind of sad that you can't run your fingers through their hair. Also, their pants are not nearly as tight as they ought to be. Still, should be fun to have them… »4/18/12 10:40am4/18/12 10:40am

One Direction Nearly Had a Boy Band Rumble with The Wanted

Didn't you always wonder what would happen when rival boy bands crossed paths, imagining that if, say, ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys accidentally booked the same recording studio at the same time, they'd engage in a melodious, well-choreographed dance fight straight out of West Side Story? According to TMZ, we all… »4/14/12 11:00am4/14/12 11:00am

Presenting 'Facebook Official': A New Single From Lance Bass's Boy Band

I know what you're thinking: the process of hand-selecting young gentlemen to dance and sing together as a boy band still exists? Apparently, it does. Meet Heart2Heart, a group of spiky-haired kids produced by former member of boy band N Sync, Lance Bass. (He even appears in the music video.) Have a listen to the… »10/06/11 7:15pm10/06/11 7:15pm