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This Week in K-Pop: Mamamoo Win Big, Lee Hi and Cosmic Girls Release New Music Videos

Curious about K-pop but don’t know where to start? Longtime veteran of the most exciting genre in music? Just an all-around happy-go-lucky music lover in general? Well, you’ve come to the right place because it’s an exciting time in the world of K-pop.

Kaitlyn Laurie | March 15, 2016 - 1:07 pm

Surprise: Miley Cyrus Went to SXSW and You Didn’t

How does one deal with cheating rumors? By going to SXSW, of course.

Peggy Truong | March 20, 2015 - 10:33 am

Here’s How Miley Cyrus Is Dealing With Those Patrick Schwarzenegger Cheating Rumors

Miley Cyrus doesn’t seem to be letting those Patrick Schwarzenegger cheating rumors get to her as she jetted off to the South by Southwest festival on Thursday, shaking her booty in a new Instagram video with no boyfriend in sight.

Kendall Fisher | March 19, 2015 - 6:43 pm

That Time Matthew McConaughey and Jimmy Kimmel Made a Commercial for a Video Store in Austin

Remember video stores? There’s at least one in Austin, Texas. And Matthew McConaughey and Jimmy Kimmel are hoping their star power will beef up sales with a nifty little commercial.

Peggy Truong | March 17, 2015 - 12:12 pm

Kristen Bell and ‘Veronica Mars’ Cast to Return in New Web Series: Report

Holy meta, Batman.

You know how seven months ago Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas announced that the show would be getting a new spin-off that would only live online?

Well, there’s more exciting news.

Peggy Truong | August 12, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Lady Gaga’s Performance Artist BFF Can Puke on Whomever She Wants Because It’s Art

The performance artist who’s now BFF with Gaga isn’t crying over spilled milk that she’s just going to puke up anyway.

And she isn’t about to apologize for hurting Demi Lovato feelings.

Andrea Simpson | March 18, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Demi Lovato Slams Lady Gaga’s SXSW Puking Stint

Demi Lovato isn’t too thrilled with Lady Gaga’s latest performance, specifically the one where the latter had someone voluntarily vomit on her during a SXSW stage show.

Taking to Twitter Friday, the former X Factor judge slammed Gaga for graphic stint, bashing the act as “glamorizing eating disorders.” Lovato wrote:

Gabrielle Chung | March 14, 2014 - 11:00 pm

Lady Gaga’s SXSW Speech: Talks Quitting Music, Slams Katy Perry

Lady Gaga would rather quit music than be forced to create songs like Katy Perry… Or at least that’s what we can extract from her SXSW keynote speech this morning.

Kendall Fisher | March 14, 2014 - 9:30 pm

Lady Gaga Let Some Chick Puke on Her at SXSW

Just a few weeks after going glam and sophisticated for the Oscars, Lady Gaga is back to getting down and dirty for her Artpop. The “Do What U Want” singer performed at Austin’s SXSW festival last night and allowed herself to be covered in vomit. It was paint vomit, but still. Edgy! …

Barbara DeFranco | March 14, 2014 - 11:00 am

Ian Somerhalder Wows Fans at SXSW and Mardi Paws Parade

Ian Somerhalder was spotted hanging out with Kevin Bacon at the Funny Or Die Clubhouse + Facebook Pop-Up HQ @ SXSW this past Saturday (March 8, 2014) in Austin, Texas.

Ian tweeted as he left SXSW…

Michael Prieve | March 10, 2014 - 9:30 pm

‘Veronica Mars’ Premieres at SXSW Music and Film Festival

It’s finally here Marshmallows!!!

Veronica Mars held its red carpet premiere at the SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival on Saturday and the cast could not seem more excited. Taking selfies on the carpet and sharing face time with the fans outside, Kristen Bell and company really seem to know where and how…

Jason Marshall | March 9, 2014 - 2:30 pm

22 SXSW Films To Get Excited About

Hollywood is heading south.

Friday marks the start of 2013’s South By Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Tx. — and celebrities already lining up in the Lone Star state to see year’s best movies.

From The Avengers director Joss Whedon’s take on a Shakespearean classic to not one, but two movies…

Gabrielle Chung | March 8, 2013 - 7:00 pm