If You Want To Forget Something, Instagram The Hell Out Of It

Thanks to the ubiquity of digital photo capturing devices, nothing need go undocumented. Food? Instagram that shit. Baby? Vines or it didn't happen. Engagements? #NoFilter #OMG And tag your new fiancee or otherwise no one will know. But although the intention of photographing everything from the banal to the momentous… » 12/10/13 1:20pm 12/10/13 1:20pm

Barbra Streisand Sang in Brooklyn Last Night and People Lost Their Minds

Last night, Barbra Streisand did a show at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn — her hometown — and it was a sold-out show with 19,000 folks in the seats. As the New York Times reports, she exclaimed, "I've come home at last!" It was a big deal for the 70-year-old EGOT winner, as Entertainment Weekly's Jessica Shaw … » 10/12/12 1:00pm 10/12/12 1:00pm

How to Smuggle Alcohol (Or Other Contraband) Into an Outdoor Concert

Summer concert season is heating up like the armpit of the guy standing right behind you in the subway, and with outdoor summer concerts come big crowds, sweaty conditions, weird echoey soundsystems, and the nagging feeling that one day you'll be too old for this. Hardly circumstances you'd want to face sober, but who… » 6/11/12 5:50pm 6/11/12 5:50pm

I May Be Too Old To Rock, But Thankfully, The Breeders Are Not

People — writers, fans, music executives — don't really know what to do with an aging female musician. I'm not talking about someone like Celine Dion or Cher, whose popularity was never based on some amorphous idea of coolness or relevance. I'm not even talking about our beloved Liz Phair, who still plasters short,… » 7/14/08 1:00pm 7/14/08 1:00pm