| Dec 13, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Taylor Swift has been nominated for just about every big music prize out there, from Grammys to Teen Choice Awards. On Thursday, the perpetually cheery pop star got another feather in her cap, scoring a Golden Globe nod for her original song “Safe...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:55 PM
First, a caveat: Back in January, this year's Golden Globe for original song went to Madonna's "Masterpiece," a wan electro ballad so forgettable that we here at Pop & Hiss had to YouTube it just to remember what it sounded like. (And now? Forgotten...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 4:19 AM
Tonight's "American Idol" in Baton Rouge was the best episode thus far. We actually got to see more authentic talent than squabbles between the lady judges and misfits. It was awesome.
In the very beginning, we were introduced to Miss Baton Rouge...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Finally, a drama free night on "American Idol," and the best night to date. It's a fact, everything is BIGGER in Texas!
We joined the contestants in San Antonio and Long Beach tonight and neither town let us down. Actually they both did the absolute...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:58 AM
Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Solo night in Hollywood for the ladies.
The night started off with a big bang: Angela Miller kicked off the night delivering a powerful, passionate, three-judge-standing-ovation-deserving explosion.
She took the seemingly deadly risk of singing an...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Ten ladies, one song, one chance, no mercy. It's the sudden death round.
Contestants take the stage of The Mirage in Las Vegas, in front of their first live audience. This week's show begins with the ladies. The first ten will perform and only five will...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 4:46 AM
Last night made for a very interesting sudden death match for the boys and Nicki Minaj, who wanted to marry Chris' vibrato, cradle Charlie and have Elijah's babies.
The Mirage in Las Vegas was the backdrop for 10 boys, all with the same mission: Perform...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 5:05 AM
Rascal Flatts is bringing their “Changed Tour 2013” to the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach on June 8, which you knew. The opening act is young Grammy winners The Band Perry, which you also knew. But news to us, though perhaps you knew...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:47 AM
Last night, 10 ladies performed before a live audience in hopes of yet again keeping one of five spots. This time, it's finally up to us -- we're voting for our favorites.
Zoanette kicks off the night with the Tina Turner classic "Private Dancer," which...
| Mar 11, 2013
People still look at me funny when I say Rodale is headquartered in the Lehigh Valley. Sometimes I'll say Emmaus, sometimes Allentown or Bethlehem. But unless they are longtime organic gardeners or farmers, in which case Emmaus (the birthplace of the...