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So I Thought I Could Dance: My Turnt-Up Day With Nappytabs By

  Earlier this year, I willingly made a fool of myself by participating in Randy Jackson’s American Idol boot camp — an experience which literally ended in tears, when I...

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Catching Up With Jesse Camp, the Original Rock ‘n’ Roll Reality Star By

  When Jesse Camp — the infamously haystack-haired, lanky-legged winner of MTV’s 1998 “Wanna Be a VJ” contest — resurfaced last week on a Hollywood red carpet, after years of...

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Party! ‘Drag Race’ Alum Adore Delano Performs for Yahoo By

It’s been two decades since a drag queen really broke through to the pop-music mainstream: That was RuPaul, with the 1993 smash single “Supermodel (You Better Work).” But now Ru’s...

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Losing to Win: Remembering the Real Stars of ‘Star Search’ By

Ten years ago this month, “Star Search” went off the air for good. The pioneering TV talent competition, which had its heyday during its Ed McMahon years from 1983 to...

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Rock Me, Ameowadeus! Keyboard Cat Plays Off Oscar Night By

Fresh off his star turn playing “Locked Out Of Heaven” on Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl half-time show, Keyboard Cat is now the star of another major televised event, the Academy...

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The Best ‘Portlandia’ Musician Cameos Ever By

A longer version of this article first appeared on Yahoo Music. IFC’s sleeper-hit sketch comedy show Portlandia, helmed by punk musician-turned SNL cast member-turned-Seth Meyers bandleader Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney/Wild...

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Surviving Randy Jackson’s ‘Idol’ Workshop: 4 Lessons I Learned From the Dawg By

Randy Jackson may no longer be a judge on “American Idol,” but the Dawg is still in the house this season, albeit in a mentoring role. With the show now...

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The ’80s Called…And They Said This Radio Shack Commercial Is Awesome By

There were exactly three reasons to watch the Super Bowl this weekend: Bruno Mars’s explosive-as-a-grenade halftime show, Joe Namath’s seemingly Macklemore-inspired coat, and Radio Shack’s totally rad, ’80s-inspired commercial. (Please note,...

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So Weird Al Was On ‘My Little Pony’ This Morning By

Move over, Andrew WK. You may have spoken at a My Little Pony convention, bizarrely, but there’s a new super-duper brony in Ponyville: Weird Al Yankovic, whose friendship truly is...

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Come On Get Unhappy: Reuben Kincaid Has Died By

Everything I learned about band management and the music biz, I learned from Reuben Kincaid, the long-suffering Svengali of beloved ’70s sitcom band the Partridge Family. Reuben never got to...

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