They don't call Madonna the Material Girl for nothing. She's definitely a self-promoter when it comes to her music.
Better yet, when she does this, it's never the same advertised persona. Take, for example, when she first came onto MTV and performed "Like A Virgin" at the 1985 VMAs versus her perce ... More >>
XL/ColumbiaTheologians love saying things like "Man is created superior to animals" and "Animals can't be equal with humans." And then we go scouring philosophy books to see if animals have immortal spirits and if this means we'll someday meet our pets in heaven. That's a bunch of horse dung. ... More >>
techonzo.comGoogle is finally launching its own music service. Google Music is a full-scale music service/store designed to compete with Amazon and Apple. Android boss Andy Rubin says they're very close to launch. About a dozen independent labels are have already joined forces with Google and ... More >>
James Porter was a dedicated collectorFormer postal worker James Walter Porter Jr., 57, pleaded guilty today to one count of child-porn possession, the U.S. Attorney's Office says, but what a count it was.
The Pasadena man had moved out of the house he was renting; the owners then went there ... More >>
I was stylin' and profilin' with one of these bad boys back in the dayA lot changes in 20 years, perhaps nothing to the degree technology does. When talking about the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, I began thinking about the massive changes that have taken place in just that ten years, but go ... More >>
The Daily BeastGoogle stunned the tech world last week when it tied the knot with Motorola for $12.5 billion. But it's the music business that should be raising its brows at the union.
Like any typical suitor, Google weighed Motorola's considerably large assets in its decision to get in bed ... More >>
Welcome back to Five Spot. Every Friday, we'll examine a recent bit of music news and list five reasons why it's either brilliant or dumb-assed. Send tips to email@example.com.We were flipping through the Trae playlist in our iPod yesterday, and "Swang" came on. "Swang," if you'll remember ... More >>