Upon first listen, many people assume that James Blake is black. And when they do set eyes on the 26-year-old white Englishman singing, they're taken aback by the sheer soul in his voice. "He's like a white Erykah Badu," one smitten YouTube user commented on a video clip of Blake's 2013 live perfor ... More >>
LeBron James came out to one of his first standing ovations outside Miami last night in a long time on The Late Show with David Letterman, and in New York City of all places. Guess that ring really did do wonders for his image. Of course, once everyone sat down, Letterman wasted no time time flingin ... More >>
If there is one area that seems more vagina-friendly than ever these days, it's comedy; Cameron Diaz agreed when we interviewed her. Just take a look at the biggest ladies of the moment: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Kristin Wiig -- strong, talented, respected women whose success has them rolling in cas ... More >>
Laine DossBourdain in a shiny new carAnthony Bourdain is on the talk show circuit to promote his new show, The Layover, which debuts on the Travel Channel on November 21. When he drops in on The Late Show, the interview starts out serious and mild. Tony and Dave Letterman discuss such weighty is ... More >>
Ben Robinson was 13 years old when he first played on The Late Show with David Letterman. That was 10 years ago, and now, at age 23, this one-time child prodigy has turned into one of the best undiscovered bluesmen of the 21st century. These days, Robinson boasts a new independent album to his credi ... More >>
Cage the Elephant could be on the cusp of something huge. Over the last couple years, they've gone from a relatively unknown alternative/punk/blues band from Kentucky to signing with EMI records, playing at South by Southwest, and last month they appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman. Th ... More >>
This might be hard to believe, but you can't go see The Beatles live anymore, unless you have some sort of resurrection or time traveling technology. If you do have said technology and are using to see The Beatles, you've got some problems, so let Crossfade help you out. The Fab Faux are coming to P ... More >>
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Kid-show creator Paul Reubens allegedly gets caught with his pants down. Only in America could this ruin a brilliant career.