David Bowie Was Too Weird For '70s TV

Rich Juzwiak · 01/11/16 03:29PM

David Bowie’s perpetual stylistic reinvention (don’t call him a chameleon) became a standard many pop stars would come to adopt. To put his visionary genius in perspective, we assembled a reel of ‘70s and ‘80s TV clips, highlighting the ways in which Bowie’s shape-shifting tendencies were marveled at, questioned, and explained by the man himself.

What's New in Music

Remy Stern · 10/24/11 03:46PM

Congratulations, Jessica Simpson! Jessica Jr. will have plenty of great music to listen to when he or she enters this world. Here's some of it.

Chris Brown Escapes Arrest for Window-Busting Tantrum

Maureen O'Connor · 03/23/11 10:20AM

A gleeful Chris Brown galavants around town after breaking Good Morning America's window. 50 Cent gives Chelsea Handler a backhanded compliment. Hugh Hefner's fiancee may already be cheating. Wednesday gossip shakes its haters off.

Morgan Stanley Exec Buys; Annie Leibovitz Looks to Sell

cityfile · 02/01/10 09:17AM

• Guy Metcalfe sold his apartment at 15 Central Park West last May for $11 million. Now the co-head of Morgan Stanley's real estate investment banking group and his wife, Lisa, have picked up a new, slightly more modest abode. The couple has paid $6.125 million for a 12th-floor, four-bedroom apartment at 90 Riverside Drive. [Cityfile, Corcoran]
• Iris Marden, the ex-wife of retail heir James Marden and a broker at Stribling, has sold her penthouse at 7 Hubert Street. The three-bedroom apartment, which once appeared on the cover of Architectural Digest and first went on the market for $14.5 million in January 2009, sold for $11.5 million. [Cityfile]

Happy Birthday

cityfile · 01/08/10 06:25AM

David Bowie turns 63 today. Fashion designer Carolina Herrera is turning 71. Everyone's favorite British theoretical physicist, Stephen Hawking, is 68. Robert Kelly (or R. Kelly to you and me) is turning 43. Sean Paul is 37. Baseball players Jason Giambi and Carl Pavano are 39 and 34, respectively. Actress Sarah Polley is 31. Wolfgang Puck is turning 61. DJ Clue is 35. Susan Berresford turns 67. Composer David Lang is 53. And legendary game show host Bob Eubanks turns 72 today. A few weekend birthdays are below.

Bing Crosby & David Bowie's Little Drummer Boy

Whitney Jefferson · 12/18/09 11:00AM

Two great musicians get together and make a great song. Too bad the banter in the beginning of this music video leans more towards forced-and-boring than natural-and-cute.