John Norris

2.18.15

Dan Deacon Talks About His New Album and Being Addicted to Stress

"I use stress as a motivator... I was like, 'Oh I can get anything done at the last minute.' But then I realized that I was addicted to the feeling."

2.9.15

The Grammys: Sam Smith Ruled, Madonna Returned to Form, and Kanye Was Kanye

Last night's 57th edition of "Music's Biggest Night" was proof once again that the Grammys will always try to be everything to everyone.

2.1.15

Chris Crocker Sings Death Cab for Cutie–Like Songs About Life After Britney

Even if you know only one thing about Chris Crocker, you can probably work out what "three words" he's referring to in the title of his debut album More Than Three Words.

1.10.15

JD Samson's Life After MEN

JD Samson's queer art and music collective MEN has decided to call it quits, so we spoke to the queer icon about what's next.

11.30.14

Ex-NFL Player Chris Kluwe Has Become an Unlikely Fighter for Gender Equality

As a football player, Chris Kluwe was a punter, but in his post-NFL life, he's been a beast, defending everyone from LGBT people to the victims of gamergate.

11.24.14

How Nick Jonas Became the King of Twinks

The former Disney star has aggressively courted gay audiences during his promotional tour for his first album. Are his intentions good, or is he looking to exploit gay listeners? I spent two months investigating Jonas in the context of gay history to...

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11.14.14

How Nick Jonas Became the King of Twinks

Nick Jonas has aggressively courted gay audiences during his promotional tour for his first album. Are his intentions good, or is he looking to exploit gay listeners? I spent two months investigating Jonas in the context of gay history to find out.