And I Am Telling You…Jennifer Hudson on the Cover of Vogue

WIN! Dreamgirls star Jennifer Hudson is on the cover of the new issue of Vogue!!! This totally blows my mind. I can’t believe Anna allowed someone bigger than a negative zero on the cover. Beyonce, however, is stuck being half-naked on the cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition. Yawn. Who’s stealing who’s thunder? You realize …

Pass the Bucket: New Guitar God = John Mayer?

Uh… so yesterday I was walking down the street when I noticed a poster for the new issue of Rolling Stone pasted up on the side of a plywood wall. The cover line read, “The Top 20 [sic] The New Guitar Gods [sic]”. So who was on the cover of the daring proclamation? Uh… JOHN …

2007: The Year of Karen Elson?

Everyone’s favorite flame-haired supermodel rock star (Jack White) wife is the star of the limited edition 2007 calendars (only 500 made!) that came with the Dec/Jan issue of French Vogue. Through out the calendar, she is posed tied up with a black rope in various states of undress. Photos by David Sims. Love the cover! …

Am I Too Old to Completely Enjoy SPIN’s Year in Music Party?

So as you might have noticed, for the last few months I’ve been Captain Super Boring, rarely going out to see *gasp* concerts and even less frequently going to dance/club nights of my friends. On one hand that makes me feel like a bad person, on the other hand I am an old lady and …

Critics…Critics Who Rate Critics

Time Out New York‘s latest issue takes New York critics to task by dissecting their knowledge, style, taste, and influence and ranking them. For music critics, The New Yorker‘s Sasha Frere-Jones comes out on top, with a 4.98, and New York Times critic (and favorite TMA villian–yup, still pissed about that Strokes review like 3 …

Albert Reveals His Love of Raisin Bran and the Location of His Apartment

Check out this NY Magazine article about Albert Hammond Jr.‘s favorite places to eat in Lower Manhattan. When Albert isn’t eating Raisin Bran, he eats at some pretty great places like Brown, Frank, and La Esquina. But anyone else happen to notice this little nugget?: I had Japanese that night — I go to Esashi. …

Do You Think Andy Pemberton Is Behind All of This?

So SPIN Editor-in-Chief Andy Pemberton resigned yesterday and now SPIN.com is down for the count. Coincidence??? Hmmm… When you log onto the site you get a lovely GoDaddy.com message telling you the site is “coming soon”. But don’t start gearing up your WhoIs searches, the domain is not available for purchase. It’s parked until 2010…probably …