Kanye West made a Yeezy designer sit on the floor during an hours-long meeting and told her she didn't 'deserve to sit at the table,' report says
Former Yeezy and Adidas staffers said Kanye West created a toxic environment at the brand. One former employee accused him of "playing mind games."news.yahoo.com
Jeff Goldblum experiences 'religious ecstasy' after trying Pocky for first time
One of Hollywood’s most eccentric figures has been enlightened by the ecstatic flavors of a Pocky stick. On Wednesday, actor Jeff Goldblum was building gingerbread houses on a Twitch livestream with Rolling Stone when he tried his first-ever pocky. Taking bites out of the Matcha and Strawberry varieties was an eye-rolling, chest-clutching and stank face-inducing affair for Goldblum, who likened the flavors to “religious ecstasy.”news.yahoo.com
Kanye West fired a staffer who suggested playing Drake's music and another for wearing a yellow sweater, report says: 'honestly an HR nightmare'
Staffers from Adidas, Yeezy, and Gap said working with Ye was "cult-like" and they could be fired on a whim without much reason, Rolling Stone reported.news.yahoo.com
Bruce Springsteen’s ‘stunning’ new album coming this fall, Rolling Stone founder says
Bruce Springsteen’s next album is apparently coming sooner than later, according to Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner. In a new interview with Billboard magazine published Tuesday, Wenner was asked about the current state of pop and hip-hop. Wenner noted how he’s still listening to much of the music of his youth, adding: “There’s a new Bruce (Springsteen) record coming out this fall, which is stunning. His last LP was the excellent “Letter to You” E Street Band reunion album in fall 2020. As reported by NME, Springsteen will join Wenner, a longtime friend, Tuesday night for a Q&A surrounding Wenner’s new memoir, “Like A Rolling Stone” at 92nd Street Y in New York.mlive.com
Book excerpt: "Like a Rolling Stone" by Jann Wenner
In his new memoir the founder of Rolling Stone writes of the magazine's emergence as a celebration of the power and artistry of rock music – and also about a more personal celebration, when he is inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.cbsnews.com
Tim Cahill is an Outside Legend. Thank Goodness He Didn’t Die.
Tim Cahill's stories and rollicking misadventures around the world have made this publication what it is today. Here he talks about his role in the creation of Outside magazine, choking down snake blood and gallbladder cocktails in the name of journalism, and how he came back from the dead after a frigid swim in the Grand Canyon's biggest rapid.outsideonline.com
GOP members lash out at Rolling Stone report linking them to Jan. 6 planning
A number of Republican members of Congress named in a Rolling Stone report as being involved in planning the details of rallies and electoral certification objection on the day of Jan. 6 ahead of the riot at the U.S. Capitol building, either personally or through top staff members, are pushing back on or outright refuting the story.news.yahoo.com
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65
Members of Van Halen, from left, left, Michael Anthony, bass guitar, Sammy Hagar, lead singer, Alex Van Halen, drums, and Eddie Van Halen, lead guitar appear in Los Angeles on Jan. 17, 1993. Eddie Van Halen, who had battled cancer, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Added Lenny Kravitz: “Heaven will be electric tonight.”The members of Van Halen — the two Van Halen brothers, Eddie and Alex; vocalist David Lee Roth; and bassist Michael Anthony — formed in 1974 in Pasadena, California. “We showed up here with the equivalent of $50 and a piano,” Eddie Van Halen told The Associated Press in 2015. Van Halen, sober since 2008, lost one-third of his tongue to a cancer that eventually drifted into his esophagus.
Mark Ronson isn't sapiosexual after all
(CNN) - Hit maker Mark Ronson has walked back his comments about identifying as sapiosexual. "I do not consider myself part of any marginalized community, and I apologize if anybody misunderstood or took offense to it," Ronson told Rolling Stone. Ronson told ITV's "Good Morning Britain" last week: "I feel like I identify as sapiosexual." "And they were like basically like, 'OK, Mark Ronson identifies himself as sapiosexual, that's great,'" he told Rolling Stone, referring to the ITV anchors. Ronson told Rolling Stone that after the ITV interview, he realized his comments about sapiosexuality had generated headlines that didn't reflect what he'd intended.
Rolling Stone introduces daily music charts tracking artists, songs, albums
Rolling Stone introduced music charts this week aimed at better tracking popular music on a day-to-day basis. The Rolling Stone Charts include the Top 100 Songs, Top 200 Albums, Artists 500, Trending 25 and Breakthrough 25. The charts are designed to provide an "impartial, in-depth and in-the-moment view of the biggest songs, albums and artists in music." According to Rolling Stone, the charts update daily, rather than weekly, like many charts. The entertainment outlet said it uses an independent analytics company, Alpha Data, to monitor music.