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Keenan Cahill, the YouTube star best known for lip-syncing with 50 Cent, paid our studio a visit — and taught our reporter a thing or two about the art of mouthing words.
We can’t get enough of Gangnam Style either. So we made this very special tribute to the new king of YouTube.
Is Bieber fever burnt out? His newest album didn’t sell, his TV special flopped, and the AMAs had their worst ratings ever.
Clearly something needs to change. Maybe his pants.
How dare this little girl! … If I had been Mariah I would have walked over to Nicki and strangled her to death right there.
Lil Wayne has surpassed Elvis Presley with the most entries on Billboard’s Hot 100. So how do the two musical mavens stack up?
Apparently it only took one day of taping American Idol for Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj to bare their claws. You’ll have to wait until the show premieres in January to pick your favorite judge, but here’s how the two stack up now.
We knew Amanda Palmer was a wild child and a professional party thrower, but we didn’t realize it would only take five minutes of our photo shoot for the singer/songwriter/former Dresden Doll to ditch her underwear.
For someone who spends a lot of her time in the nude — she recently appeared on stage wearing only balloons and encouraged popping — Palmer has an affinity for putting people at ease. She has spent 13 years sculpting arguably the most loyal fan base in all of the music industry — imagine Lady Gaga devotees gone punk and aged a decade — and communicates regularly with her 633,000+ Twitter followers. Recently she moderated a heated body hair debate (commonplace due to her controversially unshaven ‘pits).
A few years ago, Palmer used her brand-loyalty to leave her label, trusting that her fans would contribute in exchange for more creative freedom. They did. In June, Palmer shattered Kickstarter records by raising more than $1 million in 30 days on the crowd-sourcing website for her new album, “Theatre is Evil,” and the accompanying tour, which she embarks on this month in New York. Sight unseen and music unheard, Palmer-devotees poured out their pockets to fund her indie venture. A dollar earned donors a digital download of the record; $20 a deluxe CD. A handful of $5,000 contributors got private house party concerts.
“I love the challenge of co-hosting with a fan,” Palmer said. “You walk into this situation and say, ‘OK, how are we going to make sure everyone in this room has a good time?’”
Photos by Victoria Will for The Daily
The weekend is finally here! And our WKND style magazine is back, brimming with everything from technology etiquette from Emily Post’s great-great-granddaughter to medical advice for uncontrollable snarting (really). We picked a few of our favorites:
- SKINNYFAT Skinny ≠ healthy. It’s possible to appear thin and be deceptively, unhealthily fat.
- AMANDA PALMER The musical wild child and professional party-thrower filled us in on her fan-funded new album.
- DINNER ON THE ROCKS Next time you set the table use the lowballs. Whiskey’s the new dinner drink.
- ALL DOLLED UP Stephen Burrows and The Blonds dissect their Barbie makeovers for New York Fashion Week.
- LAND OF PLENTY 5 reasons Puerto Rico is the best hassle-free island getaway.
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