Articles by Bailey Pennick

Breaking: Woodford Reserve Master Taster Elizabeth O’Neill

“The alcohol industry is in my blood.”

Under The Influence: Andrew Bird

As he prepares to release his thirteenth record, the LA-based singer/songwriter tells us how Zach Galifianakis, family life, and tiny particles all played a role in the making of “Are You Serious.”

He Said, She Said: Wading Through the Merch of Bruce Springsteen’s “River” Tour

Prior to their pilgrimage to see The Boss on his current “River” Tour, two of our editors size up the merchandising options that await them using the preferred forum of pop-culture enthusiasts everywhere: the Gmail G-chat.

WATCH: Look at Michael Phelps’s Olympic Training in New Commercial

The legendary swimmer cried when he first saw the Under Armour ad.

WATCH: Matt Damon Finally Makes it onto “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

“I’ve been figuratively carrying him for years!”

LISTEN: M.I.A. Releases a Semi-New Track, “Boom ADD”

“It’s NFL vs M.I.A. right now.”

Francis Bacon’s Last Painting Has Been Revealed

1991’s “Study of a Bull” is part of a “very private, private collection in London.”

LISTEN: Marissa Nadler Shares “Janie in Love,” Announces Seventh LP

“Strangers” is out May 20 via Sacred Bones.

Let’s Take Off in the Blue: Hopping Aboard the Pan Am Experience

One girl’s ticket to Air Hollywood’s elaborate dinner party, which reaches unfathomable heights without ever leaving the ground.

Dr. Dog, “The Psychedelic Swamp”

In the first season of “True Detective,” Matthew McConaughey’s character Rust Cohle says that time is a flat circle and “The Psychedelic Swamp,” Dr. Dog’s “new” album, might just prove that theory right.

Show Someone You (Would) Care (to Eat Their Brains) This Valentine’s Day with “Walking Dead” Cards

Nothing says love like blood and guts?

WATCH: Jessica Williams Unpacks the Importance of Beyoncé’s Super Bowl Appearance on “The Daily Show”

Are you not entertained?

Beyoncé Slays at the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show featuring Coldplay and Bruno Mars

Shoutout to Mark Ronson for also showing up!

Happily Ever After: “Hail, Caesar!” Is a Silver Screen Daydream

The Coen Brothers’ seventeenth film is a delightful appreciation of old Hollywood.

Wet, “Don’t You”

“Don’t You”’s subject matter is brutal, but the record succeeds because it also isn’t a complete downer.

WATCH: Beyoncé Drops a Powerful New Song and Video for “Formation”

One day before she wins the Super Bowl…again.

The Juice Is Gone: “A Decent Ride” Squanders its Glimpse of Humanity

Irvine Welsh’s latest novel just misses the emotional mark.

WATCH: The Trailer for the “Doom” Reboot Will Scar You for Life

So many skulls being smashed in.

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