As the residents of Colorado are about to find out, legal pot pays. The decriminalization of marijuana in the Centennial State has been so successful that every Colorado adult is in line to receive a $7.63 refund, Associated Press reports (via High Times). Residents may be eligible for the refund due to the economic stimulus......
Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, a day that embodies all that is truly awesome about this great nation (and all that isn't, too). If you're a gambling enthusiast, the Super Bowl is your Christmas, New Year's, St Patrick's, Valentine's, Memorial and Labor Days all rolled into one, a glorious mega-event......
Last year's 52 percent jump in vinyl sales has been fantastic for record stores — "and growing more important by the day," Carl Mello, senior buyer for New England music chain Newbury Comics tells Rolling Stone — but the record industry isn't quite so enthusiastic. The vinyl explosion has been so pronounced that......
From Sugarland breakup rumors to Taylor Swift's country ditch and Blake Shelton's ego, no topic was off limits when Jennifer Nettles appeared on Bravo's Watch What Happens Live! Thursday night. The singer, who released her solo album, That Girl, last year, joined Scandal star Tony Goldwyn on the couch opposite show......
Krill released their last LP, 2012's breakthrough Lucky Leaves, by unconventional means, hiding music-filled USB sticks in balls of mozzarella cheese and selling them for 100 dollars a piece. None were purchased, but the record's grungy musings on millennial angst eventually earned the band a dedicated East Coast following. The......
Here's a horrifying game you can play during this Sunday's Super Bowl and the nearly 12 hours of pre- and postgame content: count the number of times you hear some variation of "deflated balls" and compare that to the number of times during Super Bowls XLV or XLVII you heard......
Sand Snakes, dragons, revenge plots, a haggard-looking Tyrion: It's all there in the epic trailer for Game of Thrones Season Five, which premiered this past week during IMAX screenings of Season Four's final two episodes, "The Watchers on the Wall" and "The Children." While the teaser hasn't been officially released, one quick-thinking theater attendee recorded......
In 2004, when U2's How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb leaked online two weeks earlier than planned, the band's label scrambled to contain the damage by hastily streaming it on MTV's website. Those weeks are an eternity compared with how Björk and Madonna handled their music's premature arrivals over the past month:......
Two days before the Big Game, the NFL has released Carrie Underwood's "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight," Super Bowl XLIX's official theme song. Stacked high with synthesizers, power chords and banjo, "Waiting All Day for a Super Bowl Fight" is a reworked version of NBC's Sunday Night Football......
KRS-One gave a lecture at the Tucson high school singled out for violating a state law banning certain approaches to teaching ethnic studies. The rapper, whose "Introduction to Hip-Hop" was targeted as being illegal to include in Cholla Magnet High School's English From Culturally Relevant African-American Perspective course, came to the school's Little......
Pusha T recently talked to Rolling Stone about his love of the Notorious B.I.G.'s music. Find his tribute and much more in our new special collectors edition on the 100 greatest hip-hop songs of all time. I believe the Notorious B.I.G. was the greatest rapper who's ever lived. I remember in '94,......
Missy Elliott will make a "surprise appearance" during Katy Perry's Super Bowl XLIX halftime show performance, according to The Associated Press, citing an anonymous "person familiar with the plans." (Consider the surprise ruined.) The rapper made a cameo on a remix of Perry's 2011 single "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)," though it's......
In 2002, the year the New England Patriots won their first Super Bowl, George W. Bush signed a presidential order permitting the NSA to spy on American citizens. This is obviously not much more than a historical coincidence; this is not meant to imply that (allegedly) tinkering with the air pressure......
After tackling the world of music, nightclubs, basketball team ownership and athlete representation, Jay Z has now set his sights on entering the gauntlet of high-quality streaming music. The New York Times reports that Jay Z has put in a $56 million offer for Aspiro, a Swedish company that controls high-quality streaming......
The last time Maria Sharapova beat Serena Williams, LeBron James was beginning his sophomore season in the NBA. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who is set to start in his second Super Bowl on Sunday, was also a sophomore back in November of 2004. In high school, that is. Needless to say, Sharapova......
For the first time ever, Rolling Stone is opening up our vast archive of award-winning music, political and cultural reporting — dating back five decades, to our 1967 launch — online for free. In collaboration with Google Play, articles by notable writers including Hunter S. Thompson, Cameron Crowe and Matt Taibbi......
Once upon a time, there were legions of male actors who looked like they'd lived not one but several dozen lives — your Lee Marvins, your Robert Mitchums. The ranks of weathered, worked-over dudes have dwindled a bit, though you can still find a few: Tommy Lee Jones shows no......
With eight total nominations, including one for top prize Entertainer of the Year, Miranda Lambert leads all nominees at this year's 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards. The nominations where announced Friday morning via Twitter. Dierks Bentley, whose album Riser was both a commercial and critical success, follows his former......
Eddie Murphy became a comedy legend during his early Eighties run on Saturday Night Live. But he hasn't graced the show's iconic stage since hosting an episode on December 15th, 1984 – months after leaving the series during Season Nine – with bad blood souring the relationship over the years.......
Big Sean is set to release his third album Dark Sky Paradise on February 24th, and following "I Don't Fuck with You," his biggest solo single to date, comes "Blessings" featuring Drake and an uncredited Kanye West. The Boi-1da and Vinylz-produced finds Big Sean rifling off the reasons he's blessed over an unsteady......