Posts By Samantha Friedman

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Friday Face-Off: Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch Vs. Sisqo

It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for!! Or me at least! Don Jon hits theaters TO-DAY. There’s a lot to be excited about, considering the movie stars ridiculous hotties Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Scarlett Johansson. What better way to recognize this sassy, saucy and romantic porn-centered flick, than taking a peak at its provocative soundtrack? I was pleasantly surprised  to learn Sisqo‘s “Thong Song” and Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch’s “Good Vibrations” made the cut. Hopefully you are too… so vote now, and rate the soundtrack superstar!

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Friday Face-Off: Nirvana Edition

This has been a big month for Nirvana. September 13th marked the 20th anniversary of their album “In Utero” and on September 24th they will be reissuing the album along with never-before-heard demos and the complete “Live And Loud” concert from December 13, 1993. I can hardly wait! Let’s celebrate this milestone anniversary by remembering two great songs: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Heart-Shaped Box.” Vote now and tell us which song is your favorite!

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Hop On The Booze Cruise! 15 Celebrities With Their Own Alcohol Brands

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We know celebrities like to party, but these guys take drinking to a whole different level. Their own level. That’s right: Fergie, Justin Timberlake, Lil Jon and Pharrell Williams are just four of the many musicians who’ve taken liquor and wine into their own hands and launched their own products. So get into the spirit of things (literally) and check out our gallery of 15 Musicians With Their Own Alcohol Brands.

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Friday The 13th Face-Off: Iron Maiden Edition

It’s Friday the 13th. The unluckiest day of the year… or so they say. In light of this dreadful date, let’s keep things dreary with a look at the evil and eerie. Iron Maiden is one band that knows how to cause fright in the night (and frankly, in the daytime too). So give a watch to their videos for “The Number Of The Beast” and “Can I Play With Madness” and vote to decide which song deserves the title Most Superstitious, Vicious and Frightening.

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NOM NOM NOM! 20 Musicians Trying To Eat Their Microphones

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Sure, two hours of dancing and high-note hitting is bound to work up an appetite. But there’s a time and place for snack time, people! Miley CyrusNicki MinajSt. Vincent and Marilyn Manson don’t seem to care where they are (or what they’re eating) and have decided to make a meal of their music equipment. Check out the full gallery of 25 musicians so hungry, they’re trying to swallow their microphones whole… or so it seems. Read more…

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CHA-CHING! 15 Biggest Celebrity $plurges

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A wise woman once said, “A dolla makes me holla.” Ah yes, that was Honey Boo Boo. It’s safe to safe money makes the world go round, and many celebs are happy to do their part to keep the globe spinning. From thousand dollar chicken orders (here’s lookin’ at you Beyonce) to security keeping bullets at bay (50 Cent does have his reasons) many stars have been known to get frivolous with their spending. Check out the full gallery of 15 celebs who have dropped big records, and even bigger paychecks. Read more…

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Katy Perry Goes Wild In “Roar”

No, you’re not hallucinating after catching some sort of malaria during this wild jungle journey. That’s definitely Katy Perry brushing an alligator’s teeth AND giving an elephant a manicure after crash landing in the wild. Let’s give a round of ROARing applause for this adventure-filled music video, which also includes Katycat swinging from vines and soothing savage beasts with nothing but the power of her voice (not to mention some choice beats courtesy of Dr. Luke).

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Friday Face-Off: Eminem Vs. Smash Mouth

May I have your attention please: Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? Ahhh those infamous lyrics. We all have song faves from years ago, even decades, but few lyrics have stood the test of time. Fortunately, some musical gems have stuck, past the days of butterfly hair clips, tattoo stretch chokers and Velcro sneakers. So which songs made the cut? Eminem‘s “The Real Slim Shady” and Smash Mouth‘s “All Star” of course! Vote now and tell us which catchy song is still adored, even in 2013. Now go on… get your game on, go play.

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SCHOOL OF ROCK: 21 Musicians Who Are Surprisingly Smart

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Everyone, please report to your homeroom. School is in session (or almost) and it’s time to hit the books. Betcha didn’t know artists like Shakira and Madonna are secret brainiacs, both holding IQ’s over 139 which qualifies them as legit “geniuses.” So the next time you’re listening to “Hips Don’t Lie” – give it some serious analysis. Shakira might have slipped in some secret algorithms or something. Check out the full gallery below to find out which 21 musicians are nerding out.

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