| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:01 AM
“The competition starts now,” Simon said at the beginning of the episode. I guess the last four weeks have been pretend. Sixty will become 24! No more joking around, this is serious.
We've got four groups; teens, young adults, over 25 and...
| Oct 15, 2012
Regina Spektor has performed in Chicago numerous times, including a Lollapalooza stint in 2007, but while she’s in town you won’t find her at the clubs favored by the Rihanna-Katy Perry-Ke$ha set. Instead, before her performance Wednesday at...
| Oct 16, 2012
To bond as married alcoholics for the Sundance hit “Smashed,” co-stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Aaron Paul, appropriately, went out and got drunk.
“I don’t know what I really learned about myself from that particular night...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Ke$ha is calling her upcoming album "Warrior," so we can't be surprised to find the pop star busting up chairs and kicking down doors in the music video for the disc's lead single, "Die Young."
But that hardly means that the clip, posted to YouTube on...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Just last week, Ke$ha premiered the video for her new single, "Die Young," in which the adventurously attired electro-pop star appears to form a cult devoted to black-leather vests and bearskin rugs.
But the pre-release publicity beast is one that must...
| Nov 19, 2012
It's difficult to pinpoint exactly when Rihanna transitioned from being the singer of arguably the best song ever made about rain gear (“Umbrella”) to becoming an object of constant scrutiny. Whether it's due to deft marketing or just societal...
| Dec 3, 2012
Album review: Ke$ha, 'Warrior'
***1/2 (out of 4)
A few years ago, Ke$ha introduced herself to the world as a glitter enthusiast who uses whiskey for mouthwash. She has no particular image to maintain. So rather than turning to someone like mastermind...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:43 AM
You've already seen our picks for albums of the year, but maybe you're wondering what else almost made the cut. Below are all of the albums that reviewed by the RedEye Sound Board that recieved three stars or more in 2012.
***-star reviewed albums:...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Is it that unreasonable of me not to download Ke$ha's song "Your Love is My Drug" for my 7-year-old daughter? A song that says she won't listen to her mother, that she's addicted and that she's like a crackhead?
Because my daughter is devastated. So...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:23 AM
After squealing at a very suspect decibel for three solid minutes, it hit me that I didn't know what I wanted when I heard that Justin Timberlake was coming back. He's provided a lot of classic moments in music (I know, the "c" word applied to the guy who...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 1:10 PM
There are raunchy, trashy, terrible movies. And then there is "Intrepidos Punks," in a class all its own. An exploitation artifact from early 1980s Mexico (there is some dispute about the film's exact date), it pits the berserk against the berserker: Punk...