Mama June's Dated Sex Offenders Before, Sugar Bear Doesn't Want Custody

With all the shocking news that's come out about Mama June lately, it's kind of hard to be surprised by the latest nugget of information that's found itself out of the bleak and awful mess that is Mama June getting back together with her daughter's molester, but here it is anyway: This isn't June's first time at the… » 10/29/14 8:30pm Wednesday 8:30pm

Taylor Swift Appeared on The View on National Cat Day

It was a cat lady trifecta: Taylor Swift, talking about her cats, on National Cat Day, dead center in The View's kaffeeklatsch of trust. No stranger to controversy, Taylor Swift was bombarded with hard-hitting questions from the hosts such as "You have two cats. Are they nice?" Thanks for that, Whoopi Goldberg. » 10/29/14 4:40pm Wednesday 4:40pm

Taylor Swift Replaces a Rabid Rat as NYC's New Welcome Ambassador

Courtesy the song "Welcome To New York," Taylor Swift has been named "NYC's Global Welcome Ambassador for Tourism," making one wonder if the song was just a super-genius Bloombergian scheme hatched by Swift and the tourism board to promote 1989 and also all those fugnacious condos they keep letting people build. » 10/27/14 6:10pm Monday 6:10pm

Taylor Swift's New Song Is the Gentrification Anthem NYC Didn't Need

The inevitable march towards Taylor Swift's new album 1989 continues with a new single, and it's only getting worse: "Welcome To New York" is a gentrification anthem so obtuse it makes one wonder if she is, in fact, trolling at this point. And it calls into question whether rich white-person privilege is, in fact, a… » 10/20/14 6:40pm 10/20/14 6:40pm

James Franco Tackled a Guy After a Lana Del Rey Cemetery Concert

Lana Del Rey held a concert at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and — as so happens when the Corpse Bride wails her sorry song on hallowed ground — the air turned cold, dead loved ones returned to walk the mortal coil and James Franco (and his Elizabeth Taylor/Montgomery Clift head tattoo) allegedly tackled a… » 10/20/14 10:10am 10/20/14 10:10am

Taylor Swift's New Single 'Out Of The Woods' Ain't Yet

Taylor Swift's determined march towards a pure-pop career, nigh-free of the country trappings that demarcated her youth, continues with "Out of the Woods," the second song from 1989 (listenable here). Though it's an incomplete puzzle, between this and "Shake It Off" it seems increasingly likely that this direction was… » 10/14/14 11:10am 10/14/14 11:10am

Motown Version of 'Shake It Off' Is More Tolerable Than the Original

Postmodern Jukebox performed a Motown-inspired cover of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" with Von Smith, and it's considerably less annoying than the original, which has only burrowed into your brain thanks to a diabolical pop formula concocted in the underground lair of Max Martin and Johan "Shellback" Schuster. But I… » 10/09/14 12:50pm 10/09/14 12:50pm