FYI: Terrorists Can Be Hot and Black Men Can Be Innocent

This week, Rolling Stone made everyone very mad by putting a picture of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of the magazine. Rolling Stone was accused of "glamorizing" terror by using a photo of Tsarnaev that made him look like a "rock star." Boston Mayor Tom Menino said the cover "rewards… » 7/19/13 1:20pm 7/19/13 1:20pm

Serena Williams Now At Two Steubenville Apologies, One Sharapova Feud

Serena Williams has finally given a fully-formed, thoughtful apology during a press conference today for comments she made in a Rolling Stone interview about the Steubenville rape victim's irresponsible choices — this is after a previous half-assed statement on Twitter that blamed the reporter taking her words out of… » 6/23/13 9:30pm 6/23/13 9:30pm

WTF: Rolling Stone Cover Casts 30 Rock Men as Superheroes, Tina Fey as…

What the fuck is this garbage? 30 Rock is ending after seven seasons of genius and this is how Rolling Stone celebrates? Tina Fey is the star, the creator, the executive producer, the person behind the casting of Tracy Morgan and Jack McBrayer, and, according to IMDB, she has a writing credit on 135 episodes. So why… » 1/18/13 3:00pm 1/18/13 3:00pm

Men Who Rock: Finally, Men Are More than Just a Pretty Face in the…

Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger* created a fucking great piece of feminist satire this week. For their "Men Who Rock!" issue (compiled by Emily Nokes and Bree McKenna of DIY-feminist-pop-punk-rock-whatever band TacocaT), they parodied Rolling Stone's annual lady-rock issue with nudie cheesecake photos and… » 10/03/12 6:15pm 10/03/12 6:15pm

Karmin — a Group That Is 50% Male and Does Not Rock — Wins Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone partnered with Garnier Fructis to create a "Women Who Rock flip cover contest." This means that the back cover of the magazine — which is usually an ad — will still be an ad of sorts, promoting hair products, but it will look like a cover. The contest featured a fairly diverse bunch of artists — Rye Rye,… » 9/25/12 12:25pm 9/25/12 12:25pm

Rachel Maddow Opens Up About Her Depression And Feeling Like a Failure

For anyone who's ever suffered from depression or even some good old-fashioned self-doubt, it's nice to know that you're not alone. Even the uber-successful and amazingly talented Rachel Maddow has her moments of getting down on herself and feeling depressed. She told Rolling Stone that she often turns on herself: » 7/02/12 11:20pm 7/02/12 11:20pm

Aubrey Plaza Met Ryan Gosling & Didn't Cry, Shake Or Propose (Like We…

This month's Rolling Stone features a story on comedian Aubrey Plaza, whom you might recognize from Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World or as the deadpan April Ludgate on Parks & Recreation. Plaza just might be just as sarcastic and wry has the character she brings to life every Thursday night on NBC. For those of you who… » 11/07/11 4:00pm 11/07/11 4:00pm

Snooki Tells Rolling Stone She Wants To Build An Empire

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi landed the cover of Rolling Stone magazine, and inside, she admits that she hates watching herself on the show: "Obviously, they're only going to put the good stuff in, and the good stuff is us drunk, so all I'm seeing is me drunk and falling down. That's how I am when I party, but some of… » 3/02/11 9:00am 3/02/11 9:00am

6 Reasons Justin Bieber Is Qualified To Talk About Abortion

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Justin Bieber said, "I really don't believe in abortion. It's like killing a baby?" Asked about cases of rape, he added, "Well, I think that's really sad, but everything happens for a reason." Why is Bieber qualified to talk about these issues? We're so glad you asked! » 2/16/11 4:25pm 2/16/11 4:25pm