According to Alex Turner of Arctic Monkeys, who has reigned as one of pop’s best lyricists for the past dozen years.
A writer and producer engineered a historic million-dollar payday, developing a news story specifically intended to get movie studios drooling.
A new generation of country artists are more involved in crafting their own songs. Some of the most distinct perspectives belong to women.
Good pop songs are nuggets of wisdom from people who have been through the worst and come back with a cunning word about the human condition.
Twenty-four years ago this summer, ABC aired one of the most shocking and unexpected finales in TV history. You'd be forgiven for not knowing that, though: It aired in the same programming block as "Full House" and "Family Matters," it was a show about anthropomorphic dinosaurs and it foretold the end of the world.
The actress on righting Elizabeth Taylor's wrongs, Donald Trump's "gross" handshake and the co-star she slapped.
Today's biggest pop stars are harvesting hits, and sometimes their entire personas, in songwriting camps.
The key to writing a good song for brat-pop wunderkind turned musical futurist Charli XCX? Speed and avoiding her feelings.
The Rolling Stones, the ostensible stars of the day, perched above the hellish scene, utterly unable to prevent the violence.
Since the early '80s, Cruise steadily and successfully carved out a career fueled by his boyish megawatt smile, a practiced brand of charisma, and an interest in physically throwing himself into his roles with dangerous gusto.
"I think a big part of the internet is that it really compels you to not only express yourself, but just talk about how you feel, regardless of whether you feel like doing either of those things."
How would I feel if someone took the basic outline of what happened on June 28 and tried to write a novel about it? Someone already has, in a sense.
It is a truth universally acknowledged, at least in the true-crime community, that Ted Bundy would be irritatingly pleased with all the attention he’s getting lately.
What makes a good roast? Of course it’s the jokes. But, like everything, it’s also about the comedian’s point of view and how they play off the subject.
The author is happy to be the public face of his book's upcoming movie adaptation. But he'd be happier if somebody else were doing it for him.
"I have the greatest job in the world. You get up there, you make a lot of noise, girls scream and you get shitloads of money. Are you fucking kidding me?"
Actress Parker Posey on her life in Christopher Guest movies.
Dollhouses — those handy miniature metaphors for either childhood wonder or the corruption of innocence — are having a big summer.
It's a re-creation of the, uh, famous scene in "Jurassic Park," you see.
Should you find yourself the protagonist in a romantic comedy, taking that scary journey toward true love, full of meet-cutes, kisses in the rain, and run-ins with Hugh Grant, you should try your best to not travel alone.