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  • For 'Short Term 12's' John Gallagher Jr., a longer-range plan

    For 'Short Term 12's' John Gallagher Jr., a longer-range plan
    NEW YORK — John Gallagher Jr. was at a media screening of his new movie "Short Term 12" a few weeks ago when a man came up to him with a critique of his series TV character, journalist Jim Harper of "The Newsroom." "You know, you're a terrible...
  • iHeartRadio 2013: A star-studded kickoff approaches

    iHeartRadio 2013: A star-studded kickoff approaches
    LAS VEGAS -- "The Super Bowl of music." That's how Clear Channel Communications executive Tom Poleman described the iHeartRadio Music Festival that his employer is putting on this weekend in Las Vegas. And judging by the number of A-list acts due to...
  • Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you

    Interview: Phoenix singer Thomas Mars wants to surprise you
    Thomas Mars doesn’t plan in advance when and where he will crowd-surf during performances. The lead singer of French rock band Phoenix said it just kind of happens. But at 36 years old, the father of two and husband of director Sofia Coppola...
  • For 'American Idiot,' Md. native went behind the music with Green Day

    For 'American Idiot,' Md. native went behind the music with Green Day
    Michael Mayer knows a thing or two about coming of age. The Maryland-born director won a Tony Award for his work guiding the 2006 Broadway hit "Spring Awakening," which chronicles teens getting a grip on their budding sexuality. In 2010, he directed...
  • A brief guide to Green Day

    Before Green Day won over Broadway with an ambitious anti-war album, it was a simple-minded punk trio from Berkeley with an album called "Dookie" and song titles such as "Geek Stink Breath" and "Words I Might Have Ate." While the band's sound has...
  • National tour of 'American Idiot' hits Baltimore

    National tour of 'American Idiot' hits Baltimore
    “American Idiot,” the 2010 Broadway hit musical — the first punk rock opera, really — now at the Hippodrome, paints a searing portrait of restless, reckless youth, with all the sex, drugs and violence you’d expect from a...
  • KROQ Weenie Roast 2013: A reviewer's mom weighs in

    KROQ Weenie Roast 2013: A reviewer's mom weighs in
    A note from Pop & Hiss writer August Brown: My assignment to review KROQ's Weenie Roast 2013 coincided with a visit to L.A. from my mom, Helen Balz Brown, who previously wrote a counterpoint to my review of Power 106-FM's Powerhouse in 2009. She's but a...
  • Review: Punk rock and theater collide in 'Broadway Idiot'

    Review: Punk rock and theater collide in 'Broadway Idiot'
    A fast-paced, thoroughly entertaining if hardly trenchant show biz documentary, "Broadway Idiot" traces how Green Day's Grammy Award-winning concept album/rock opera "American Idiot" was turned into a "Rent"-like stage musical and brought to the Great...
  • Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones cover the Everly Brothers

    Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones cover the Everly Brothers
    If you're a music fan who woke up today expecting a Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones collaborative album of Everly Brothers songs, we'd like to buy you a drink and get some advice for betting on the ponies.  The Green Day frontman and jazz-folk...
  • Four years later, Fall Out Boy is on fire

    Four years later, Fall Out Boy is on fire
    Fall Out Boy always seemed to have a uncertain relationship to the “punk” label that critics applied to music on such early albums as “Take This to Your Grave” and “From Under the Cork Tree.” Slotted somewhere between...
  • Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Phoenix to play iHeartRadio Festival

    Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Phoenix to play iHeartRadio Festival
    Top-40 heavyweights including Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Kesha will perform at the third iHeartRadio Music Festival, presented by the radio conglomerate Clear Channel and scheduled to take place Sept. 20-21 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las...