A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web, including Rotten Tomatoes, Paste Magazine, Movies with Butter, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, Diffuser, and Loudwire. He's also the editor-in-chief of Popdose and its parent-oriented affiliate, Dadnabbit, and the author of the upcoming book "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live.'"
Archie Meets KISS in Unlikely Comic Book Crossover – Watch the Trailer Here [VIDEO]
In the biggest comic book crossover since Eminem crossed paths with the Punisher, the guys from KISS are meeting up with Archie and the gang from Riverdale High. The four-part series won't begin until November 30, but you don't have to wait until then to get a good look -- 'Archie Meets KISS' has debuted its very own trailer, and you can watch it now.
Britney Spears Tackles Body Image Issues Through Airbrushed Photos
Britney Spears is addressing body image issues head-on through a series of before-and-after airbrushed photos commissioned to help educate schoolchildren about the unrealistic physical expectations created by the media. (And, uh, Britney Spears' videos.)
Ellen DeGeneres Makes Surprise Appearance at Taylor Swift Concert [VIDEO]
It was impressive enough that Taylor Swift booked a four-night run of sellout performances at L.A.'s Staples Center. Then she went and added surprise cameos from Justin Bieber and Jason Mraz, who each popped up for unannounced duets. Sunday night marked the end of Taylor's Staples residency, and she had yet another surprise special guest for her fans: Ellen DeGeneres.
Lady Gaga Opens 2011 MTV VMAs as Drag Alter Ego, Jo Calderone [VIDEO]
Lady Gaga has earned her rep for lighting up the red carpet with splashy awards show ensembles, and during the leadup to this year's MTV VMAs, the network promised more of the same with a #whatwillgagawear Twitter hashtag. As it turns out, the VMAs were opened by none other than her sideburned alter ego, Jo Calderone, who started things off by launching into a profane tirade about the end of his r
Kathy Griffin Makes Jim Carrey-Inspired Love Video for Justin Bieber [VIDEO]
Jim Carrey raised a lot of eyebrows yesterday when he posted a bizarre video love letter to Emma Stone -- and he seems to have started a miniature trend in the bargain. Not to be outdone in the "hopefully fake and wildly inappropriate public expressions of affection" department, comedienne Kathy Griffin has posted her own video. The object of her desire? None other than Justin Bieber. Re
‘Glee’ Cast Covers David Bowie’s ‘Fashion’ for Fashion’s Night Out [VIDEO]
They've got a 3D movie, a hit TV series and one of the best-looking casts on television, so it only makes sense that Vogue would turn to the kids of 'Glee' to help promote this year's Fashion's Night Out, a worldwide event held to boost retail sales. For the event, scheduled for September 8, the 'Glee' gang slid into an assortment of hot couture and shot a glamorous promotional video, set to the s
Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift Perform ‘Baby’ Duet Live [VIDEO]
Justin Bieber has made something of a habit out of making surprise public appearances lately -- as these wedding guests can attest -- and he continued his streak Tuesday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. What was so unexpected about Bieber taking the stage in L.A.? Only the fact that Taylor Swift was already there, wowing a crowd of several thousand fans -- who really went into a frenzy
Snoop Dogg’s 10-Year-Old Daughter Cori B. Makes Her Singing Debut With ‘Do My Thang’ [AUDIO]
Get readizzle to feel really old, kids of the '90s: Snoop Dogg's 10-year-old daughter, who goes by Cori B., is joining Willow Smith in the tween pop scion scene. In fact, she's already dropped her first single, titled 'Do My Thang.'
Jay-Z and Kanye West ‘Otis’ Music Video – A Hip-Hop Joyride With Spike Jonze and Aziz Ansari
What's the recipe for Jay-Z and Kanye West's new music video for 'Otis?' Two parts successful MCs, one part Hollywood's most inventive director (Spike Jonze), a dash of comedy's hottest act (Aziz Ansari) and, of course, the leadoff single from the most highly anticipated hip-hop album of the year.
Kanye West Claims People Compare Him to Hitler [VIDEO]
Being Kanye West is hard. Just ask him. Performing at the Big Chill music festival in England Saturday night, West railed against those who judge him. "I walk through the hotel and I walk down the street, and people look at me like I'm f****** insane, like I'm Hitler," he said, eliciting a light chorus of boos from the crowd.
Lady Gaga Goes Drag for ‘You and I’ Cover Art [PICTURE]
The cover art for Lady Gaga's new single is a drag. Literally. The multimedia phenom can always be counted on to do something unusual when it comes to her artwork -- who can forget her "human motorcycle" pose on the cover of 'Born This Way'? She continues that tradition for her latest single, "You and I," posing as her male alter ego, Jo Calderone.
Taylor Swift Serenades the ‘Chaperone Dads’ Dragged to Her Shows [VIDEO]
Of all the duties dads pull when their daughters are young, "concert chaperone" has to be one of the most thankless tasks on the list. But cheer up, Pops: Your ears might be ringing and your wallet might be light, but Taylor Swift sees you in the crowd, and she appreciates what you do.
Justin Bieber’s Head Now Worth $1 Million – Company Sculpts Sold Gold Bust of Singer
If you've ever wondered what Justin Bieber's head would look like if it were made of solid gold, this is your lucky day. At great cost and presumably over the course of many hours they will never get back, a team of 10 artists has produced one of the oddest sculptures you're ever likely to see -- a golden Bieber head.
Pablo Dylan, Bob Dylan’s Teenage Grandson, Is a Rapper – Hear His First Single
If you remember when Bob Dylan's son Jakob started the Wallflowers, prepare to feel really old, because Bob's grandson Pablo has just released his musical debut -- and he's a rapper. That's right, world -- say hello to 15-year-old Pablo Dylan, who lists Eminem as a major influence and calls his famous grandfather "the Jay-Z of his time." Pablo recently released his first mixtape, '10 Min
Spin Magazine Releases Free Downloads of Nirvana Cover Album, ‘Newermind’
Nirvana's 'Nevermind' is lauded as one of the most important albums of the past few decades and its 20th anniversary is fast-approaching (feel old yet?). To celebrate, Spin magazine is releasing an unusual -- and free -- tribute.