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The Big Hurt: Lupe’s career change
You may have already had a big luxurious eye roll at celebrities as "creative directors" of companies ...
| March 19, 2013
Who charted: Smooth Jazz Songs
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If you dig deep enough into Billboard.com's genre charts, past the foreign hits, past the Latin and Christian stuff and the MySpace streaming charts, you'll find one last afterthought: Smooth Jazz.
| March 12, 2013
The Big Hurt: This week in offensive content
In her long career of pushing boundaries, Madonna has run afoul of some of the world's most powerful institutions.
| March 08, 2013
The Big Hurt: Diving in the PR dumpster
I've been dumpster diving in the PR bin, the rankest receptacle of music industry waste, and I've come up with a dripping fistful of the month's hottest garbage.
| February 26, 2013
The Big Hurt: Leanin' With Biebs
Bieber was allegedly photographed sipping something from a double Styrofoam cup, in close proximity to a big bottle of codeine cough syrup. This can only add up to one thing: lean . That purple drank, the laudanum of Screw, the deadly nectar of Pimp C.
| February 20, 2013
The Big Hurt: Music news in brief
Behold the music reporting of the 21st century!
| February 15, 2013
The Big Love Hurts: Valentine's Day press releases
Spoil the mood with terrible dates, familiar faces and sex toy surprises
Valentine's Day brings an enormous opportunity to squeeze money from the most lucrative demographics: the frustrated, the clingy, the lonely, and the stalky.
| February 05, 2013
The Big Hurt: 2013’s Hottest Rock Cruises
Chances are you've already heard about the MARK MCGRATH AND FRIENDS CRUISE , the most talked-about maritime disaster of the 21st century.
| January 29, 2013
The Big Hurt: Pop-culture news in brief
Could Nicki Minaj be casting aside her reputation as a fashion trailblazer?
| January 25, 2013
The Big Hurt: The Week in WorldStar unsigned Artist videos
In my Year-in-Preview column, I predicted that we'd pass "peak hip-hop" in 2013, and the unsigned hype on the WorldStar hip-hop site would slow to a trickle.
| January 16, 2013
The Big Hurt: The week in food
Losing weight is one of the most common new year's resolutions. Prepare for another year of failure, corpulent reader: time for an extra-greasy food news roundup!
| January 11, 2013
The Big Hurt: The week in trouble
This week in big rap no-nos: Fat Joe faces the possibility of two years in the slammer after pleading guilty to evading more than $700 grand in taxes.
| January 08, 2013
The Big Hurt: The Year Ahead
Predicting the future is a little silly.
| December 21, 2012
The Big Hurt: The worst singles of 2012
Although 2012 wasn't a particularly awful year for music, we still had to contend with a few dozen all-time stinkers.
| December 18, 2012
The Big Hurt: Pop-culture news in brief, from Tyga’s busta to Katy Perry’s scents
First priority: prevent Karmin/Will.i.am meeting. Second priority: smother Baby Hitler.
| December 10, 2012
The Big Hurt's obligatory holiday gift guide
Is the anxiety of seasonal consumer obligation weighing heavy upon your soul?
| December 07, 2012
The Big Hurt: This week in pop franchising
It's been such an eventful few months in pop that I've neglected one of my dearest projects: scraping the tarry press-release residue from the bottom of the industry barrel.
| December 03, 2012
The Big Hurt: Bieber's next romance
Our fledgling manlet has reportedly had his first taste of heartache! E! News — and everyone else in the world, by now — brings word that Biebs has been dumped by longtime gee eff Selena Gomez, who complained of conflicting schedules and "trust issues."
| November 21, 2012
The Big Hurt: One week ago in brief
Due to my strange publishing schedule, I'm writing this on November 5, the day before Mitt Romney will be elected to our highest office. I'm not at all worried about jinxing him, since he's a total lock and absolutely nothing could go wrong.
| November 14, 2012
The Big Hurt: The unkillable ''Gangnam Style''
After months of pop dominance, Psy's K-pop hit "Gangnam Style" has our nation's weary bloggers on the brink of collapse.
| November 07, 2012
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