A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web.
Elton John Biopic ‘Rocketman’ Lands Taron Egerton as Lead
Plans for an Elton John biopic continue to wend their way through development, with the project currently on the verge of securing studio financing.
Prince Estate Battle Drags On, Enriching Lawyers and IRS
Nearly two years after Prince's death, the complicated fight to determine the beneficiaries of his estate — and its value — still has no end in sight.
Ed Sheeran in Talks for New Beatles-Related Movie
Ed Sheeran is reportedly in talks to make an appearance in director Danny Boyle's upcoming music-themed comedy about a man who discovers he's the only one who can remember the Beatles' music.
The History of ‘Saturday Night Live’s ‘More Cowbell’ Sketch
There's never really any true way to know whether a 'Saturday Night Live' sketch will become an instant classic or quickly fade from memory.
Macaulay Culkin Lost Virginity Listening to Beatles’ White Album
For many people, the loss of one's virginity is a milestone that will always be remembered, right down to assorted details about whatever was going on in the vicinity during the act.
Toto Announce 40th Anniversary ‘All In’ Box
Toto's 40th-anniversary celebration continues with the upcoming release of 'All In,' a deluxe box collecting each of the albums released during the band's long association with CBS/Sony.
Elton John Was Hit in the Face With Some Beads
John was leading the band through the night's rendition of "Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting" when a bead necklace came sailing over his piano and pelted him in the mouth.
Rick Springfield Recalls Oprah Trying to Find the ‘Jessie’ of ‘Jessie’s Girl’
Every artist's catalog contains its share of secret stories, and part of the fun that goes along with loving the songs can be trying to suss out the mysteries behind what inspired those classic hits.
Grammy President Says ‘Women Need to Step Up’ After Male Nominees Dominate Awards
This year's Grammy Awards ceremony took place in the midst of a groundswell of discussion about gender equality and sexual misconduct.
U2’s ‘Live’ Grammy Performance Will Reportedly Be Pre-Taped
Music fans have learned to expect a certain amount of artifice from rock stars when they take the stage for high-profile live events.
Cranberries Were Planning a New Album When Dolores O’Riordan Died
Like most long-running bands, the Cranberries weathered their share of ups and downs over the years.
Listen to Duran Duran’s ‘Girls on Film’ Demo With Early Singer Andy Wickett
Duran Duran fans are getting a peek into the band's past with the digital release of 'Girls on Film 1979 Demo,' a four-song EP unearthing early recordings with former lead singer Andy Wickett.