Saturday, October 9, 2010

Tweet of the Night

"Anyone who uses the phrase 'easy as taking candy from a baby' has obviously never actually tried taking candy from a baby."

-Owl City's Adam Young Tweets

Friday, October 8, 2010

I SPY NY: Taylor Momsen, Nikki Reed, and More

I spy in NY...

Taylor Momsen filming a scene from Gossip Girl in DUMBO Friday (top photo), Twilight's Nikki Reed posing with Fabolous and Chris Brown at the Swatch New Gents Collection Launch at the Gansevoort Park Avenue Wednesday (middle photo), Taio Cruz enjoying an intimate set at the P.C. Richard & Son Theater Monday (bottom photo), Cynthia Rowley hosting the launch of the FEED Projects Shop-in-Shop at her Bleecker Street store Thursday, The Temper Trap rocking Terminal 5 last Friday, and Kyle Patrick recording new song "Who Can I Run To?" at the Gibson Guitar Showroom Tuesday.

[Taio Cruz photo by]

First Listen: JOHNNYSWIM

We can't stop listening to (or watching) the fantastic new track by JOHNNYSWIM, "Bonsoir" ("Good Evening" in French)!

Nashville-based duo JOHNNYSWIM is comprised of Louis Vuitton model (and daughter of Donna Summer) Amanda Ramirez, along with her husband of just over a year Abner Ramirez.

Amanda kind of reminds us of a raw-er, more folky Alicia Keys, while the pair's music oozes soul and compatibility.

We can't wait to see what else these two come up with!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

See Motion City Soundtrack in NYC!

We're about to make one reader (and their esteemed +1) very, very happy.

Poison Ivy is giving away a pair of tickets to see Motion City Soundtrack, Say Anything, Saves the Day and A Great Big Pile of Leaves at Best Buy Theater in New York Nov. 9!

To enter, follow Poison Ivy on Twitter and complete this form.

Good luck!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Tweet of the Day

"OBVIOUSLY i know its Finale and NOT Finally..its call auto type..get over it"

-Jonathan Cheban Tweets

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Tweet of the Night

"'Butterfly' by @ is killin me right now. Sheesh. Sang girl."

-Jordin Sparks Tweets

Monday, October 4, 2010

I SPY NY: Talib Kweli, Hugh Jackman, and More

I spy in NY...

Talib Kweli jumping onstage at the Royal Family Ball show at Terminal 5 Saturday (top photo), Hugh Jackman serving as the Guest of Honor at the Children of the City Benefit at Pier Sixty Thursday (middle photo), M.IA. rocking Terminal 5 last Monday (bottom photo), Leslie DiNicola performing the National Anthem during the New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden Wednesday, Brian Farrell hosting an art exhibition at Sonja Morgan's Upper East Side home Thursday, and Fox 5 Good Day New York co-anchor Rosanna Scotto emceeing the 5th Annual Purses & Pursenalities Luncheon benefiting Madison Square Boys & Girls Club Wednesday.

Tweet of the Day

"Everyday I need sun it's cloudy. Everyday in inside it's hot and stuffy. Fuck you Earth."

-Joseph Kahn Tweets

Sunday, October 3, 2010

Inadvertent Mashup: Travie McCoy and Bruno Mars "Billionaire"

We just had a crazy idea.

On Monday, we saw Bruno Mars perform the chorus of "Billionaire" at Advertising Week and Billboard's AMP'd Up! Opening Concert.

On Thursday, we saw Travie McCoy perform the verses of "Billionaire" at Hennessy and Hot 97's Artistry NYC event at SOBs.

It's a shame these two couldn't team up live for the jam - would have been great! - but as we understand it, you have to be in a different city every night, oh I I swear, if you want to be a billionaire.

Thankfully, with the magic of iMovie, Poison Ivy was able to sew their separate parts into one.

Check out the Mars/McCoy inadvertent mashup, above.

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