Fighting Off Wig-Stealing Drag Queens At 'Night Of A Thousand Stevies'

"Sometimes, the most beautiful thing, the most innocent thing — and many of those dreams — pass us by." Well, my friend Bennett Madison and I were determined not to let the 18th Annual "Night of A Thousand Stevies" (NOTS) pass us by, and if you recognize the quote above as a line from the (best) Stevie Nicks song… » 5/13/08 3:00pm 5/13/08 3:00pm

Hoda Kotb, Kathie Lee Gifford Get Down To Lil Mama

18-year-old rapper and lip-gloss aficionado Lil Mama performed on Today this morning, and Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford got really into it. They were dancing off to the side when Lil Mama grabbed them to come out and dance with her. (Apparently, Lil Mama can be a bit charmingly-bossy!) Hoda literally shimmied. But… » 4/30/08 2:20pm 4/30/08 2:20pm

British Educators Wonder Why More Girls Don't Play Guitar

Most rock bands these days consist of several near-emaciated, floppy haired boys who wear very tight pants and play their guitars slung low near their penises. Delightful girl group Smoosh (pictured here), notwithstanding, where are all the rocking lady guitarists? Maybe there's a dearth of female guitar players… » 4/11/08 12:00pm 4/11/08 12:00pm

Stephen Colbert To Michael Stipe: "People Want To Hear Songs About Girls

R.E.M. were on The Colbert Report last night to promote their new album Accelerate, and Colbert had some career advice for Stipe, saying that the band's music was "a little too political... people want to hear songs about girls!" To which Stipe responded, "Yeah, I'm not good with the girl songs." Teh gayz r funny! » 4/03/08 1:30pm 4/03/08 1:30pm

Dolly Parton Enthusiasts Give New Meaning To The Word "Fanatic"

We really love Dolly Parton, but our devotion could never hold a candle to some of the superfans featured in the 2006 documentary For the Love of Dolly. In the clip above, we meet Jeanette, a woman who has decided to dedicate her life to her favorite singer by collecting memorabilia, building an exact replica of the… » 3/26/08 7:00pm 3/26/08 7:00pm

Female Radio Exec: Chicks Don't "Think" About Music

Do men and women listen to music differently? Over at the BBC, Lesley Douglas, who coordinates the pop music, says that men respond to music on an intellectual level, whereas female listeners have an emotional reaction to songs. George Lamb, a Hottie McHotterson "personality DJ", was introduced to BBC 6 Music's… » 2/19/08 2:00pm 2/19/08 2:00pm

The Duke Spirit Frontwoman Leila Moss Talks Flowers, Farts And Female…

Leila Moss, lead singer of British rock band The Duke Spirit, sat down with us to discuss the pros and cons of Valentine's Day and what really goes on in a tour bus. (Seriously, any girl who speaks so casually about passing gas and playing with herself will always have a special place in our hearts.) Clip above, and… » 2/14/08 6:20pm 2/14/08 6:20pm

Cosmo Girl Rihanna: "Solitary & Self-Involved"

Grammy-winner Rihanna is the March Cosmopolitan cover girl! Unfortunately, she shares the space with a huge pink VA-JAY-JAY. Poor thing. Her parents probably won't want to frame that. Anyway, the singer filled out the "Cosmo Quiz," writing that, if she wasn't a singer she'd love to be a pilot, and that her purse is… » 2/11/08 1:30pm 2/11/08 1:30pm

Rock Of Love 2's Angelique: "Bret, When You See My Porno Video, You…

Angelique Morgan, the French woman who was most eager to strip down to her birthday suit for Bret Michaels on Rock of Love 2, is in NYC for Fashion Week and yesterday, she agreed to sit down and answer a few questions about her recent departure from the show, her career as an adult film actress, and just what's a… » 2/08/08 4:40pm 2/08/08 4:40pm

Snoop Dogg Tells Larry King He Belongs To "The Gangsta Party"

Rap star/weed connisseur Snoop Dogg appeared on Larry King Live on Friday evening, where he discussed parenting and politics and made a big fan out of Larry (who actually dropped words like "crackalackin'" and "shizzle"). In a pre-taped segment, the two went to a restaurant to eat chicken and waffles; Larry ordered an… » 2/04/08 11:00am 2/04/08 11:00am

Mary J. Blige Dishes On PMS, Brazilian Waxes, & Her Mile High Club…

Mary J. Blige was on Tyra today promoting her new album Growing Pains, and she was very candid. The Queen of Hip Hop Soul really opened up when she admitted to having sex on a commercial airline flight. She also says she's bloated and bitchy from PMS for three weeks out of the month, which would mean that she's only… » 1/31/08 8:00pm 1/31/08 8:00pm

'70s Feminist Rock Band Makes Abortion "Fun"

The Chicago Women's Liberation Rock Band, and its sister act, the New Haven Women's Liberation Rock Band, were a group of second wavers who came together in the early 1970s to sing feminist rock songs in a pre-Roe v. Wade environment. (They all sort of used the term "rock" very loosely.) Together from 1970-1973, and… » 1/22/08 7:00pm 1/22/08 7:00pm

The Moldy Peaches (Awkwardly) Appear On The View

Although their band the Moldy Peaches have been on an indefinite hiatus since 2004, Kimya Dawson and Adam Green have been temporarily performing in support of the Juno soundtrack, which features one of their songs, as well as a bunch of songs by Kimya alone. The pair performed "Anyone Else But You," which, if you've… » 1/22/08 11:00am 1/22/08 11:00am

Sharon Jones: "Amy Winehouse Ain't Got Nothin' On Me"

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings performed at the Black Cat in D.C. last night, and Wonkette videographer Eric Brewer spoke with Ms. Jones in this exclusive interview. The two talked about Sharon's career, like why the hell it took so long for her to finally get some recognition, (Jones says that record executives told… » 1/18/08 7:00pm 1/18/08 7:00pm

Alexis Cohen: From American Idol To A Times Square Sidewalk


Fox TV is both evil and awesome in that it gives us what we know we shouldn't want, definitely don't need, but can't take our eyes away from. Last night, the network's NYC affiliate ran a segment on Alexis Cohen, the glitter-painted, American Idol reject who gained a lot of attention after she went on a rant against… » 1/17/08 1:00pm 1/17/08 1:00pm