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  1. rocked and rolled
    Kate Pierson Likes to Think ‘Shiny Happy People’ Was an ‘Homage to the B-52’s’“It’s not mindless at all. It’s a song about spreading love, which we could really use right now.”
  2. the campaign trail
    The History of Musicians Saying ‘Hell No’ to Donald Trump Using Their SongsThe drama lingers as Election Day approaches.
  3. anarchy in the us
    Mick Jagger and Michael Stipe Sign Letter Demanding ‘Consent’ for Campaign SongsThey say it’s to prevent “unnecessary public controversy.”
  4. shiny unhappy people
    Michael Stipe No Longer Feels Fine About All ThisPlease send his coronavirus video to your stubborn dad.
  5. umg fire
    Universal Confirms Nirvana, Elton John Recordings Were Damaged in Warehouse FireMaster reels of Sonic Youth, Jimmy Eat World, Sheryl Crow, Les Paul, and more were also destroyed.
  6. a long talk
    R.E.M. Never Meant to Get So BigMichael Stipe and Mike Mills reflect on Monster at 25, the real Kurt Cobain, and Billie Eilish’s impact.
  7. the jukebox
    Michael Stipe Released His Debut Solo Song, and He Feels FineA nice October surprise.
  8. supercut
    How to Listen to R.E.M.’s Final YearsThis supercut will get you through the band’s spottier years.
  9. vulture lists
    Every VMAs Video of the Year Award, Ranked From Worst to BestFrom that one super dated Dire Straits video to multiple Beyoncé videos, to that Neil Young video that got him banned from MTV for a while.
  10. respect the classics
    R.E.M. to Reissue Out of TimeStandard vinyl! CD! Blu-ray!
  11. roll clip!
    Rachel Bloom, Michael Shannon Perform on LSBThis battle might actually be too close to call.
  12. breakups
    Peter Buck Explains the Casual Way R.E.M. Broke Up“Technically, the band broke up. But we didn’t really.”
  13. covers
    Brand New’s Jesse Lacey Covered R.E.M.For Kevin Devine’s next split-series installment.
  14. R.E.M. Call Donald Trump an ‘Orange Clown’R.E.M. won’t let him use “It’s the End of the World” on the campaign trail.
  15. clickables
    Hear a Major-Key Version of ‘Losing My Religion’Disorienting!
  16. r.e.m.
    James Franco’s New R.E.M. Video Is Just His Old Oscars Grease Video Now with a cat!
  17. videology
    James Franco, Lindsay Lohan, and Terry Richardson Made an R.E.M. VideoWatch “Blue.”
  18. it’s the end of the world as we know it
    Michael Stipe Is Finally Free of the Shackles of R.E.M.“I was experiencing something profound for the first time: freedom.”
  19. clickables
    See Kirsten Dunst in R.E.M.’s Final Music Video, ‘We All Go Back to Where We Belong’A sad end to a sad band.
  20. clickables
    Watch a Robot Play Queen, R.E.M., Europe, and MoreHe’s got nineteen fingers!
  21. clickables
    Listen to R.E.M.’s Last Single, ‘We All Go Back to Where We Belong’It’s the end of R.E.M. as we know it.
  22. clickables
    Here’s the GIF Cover for R.E.M.’s Greatest Hits Album’Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth’ is due November 15.
  23. radio vulture
    Farewell, R.E.M.: Ranking the Band’s AlbumsA band so great, and then so solid, that it’s hard to say which records are their best and worst.
  24. it’s the end of the world as we know it
    R.E.M. Breaks UpAfter 30 years.
  25. r.e.m.
    Hosting The Voice Has Given Carson Daly Some Strange, Potentially Lucrative Dreams“Glenn Danzig was there, and Lionel Richie, and Natalie Merchant.”
  26. upfronts 2011
    Where Does Fourth-Place NBC Stand Heading into Upfronts?Here are the problems that need to be solved next year, and what the struggling Peacock might do to solve them.
  27. clickables
    See Four More Videos From R.E.M.’s Collapse Now Film ProjectSeven more to come.
  28. clickables
    Hang With Some Sheep in R.E.M.’s ‘It Happened Today’ VideoIs there a special name for that torch?
  29. clickables
    Stream R.E.M.’s New Album, Collapse Into NowTheir fifteenth album!
  30. exclusive
    24 Show-Runner May Be Teaming Up With Kyle Killen for NBC PilotHoward Gordon may work with Killen on the ‘Inception’-ish ‘REM.’
  31. clickables
    Hear Glee’s Cory Monteith Butcher R.E.M.’s ‘Losing My Religion’Well, at least he’s very handsome.
  32. music
    Hear the Song Voted Most Likely to Make Men CryBoo hoo hoo hoo!
  33. politics
    R.E.M.: Torture?A bunch of famous musicians have filed a FOIA request seeking info on whether their songs were used as tools of torture at Guantánamo Bay.
  34. last night’s gig
    R.E.M. Tribute Concert at Carnegie: A ReckoningSong-by-song ratings of performances by everyone from the Moldy Peaches’ Kimya Dawson to Darius Rucker, a.k.a. Hootie.
  35. the elderly
    Which Old People Will Be Nominated for Grammys Tomorrow?Do any young artists stand a chance this year? Sadly, no.
  36. right-click
    My Morning Jacket Gets ‘Loaded’Plus: Eddie Vedder joins R.E.M. and Bo Diddley gets goth.
  37. chat room
    R.E.M.’s Mike Mills on ‘Accelerate,’ Obama, and His New Life As a HeterosexualR.E.M.’s bass player talks to Vulture about politics and finally coming out of the closet.
  38. right-click
    50 Cent’s Hygiene Is DeplorablePlus: Radiohead gets remixed and Lupe Fiasco unplugs!
  39. last night’s gig
    Joseph Arthur Gets a Lot of Help From His Friends at Epic ShowWhat started as a quiet, open-mike-type performance turned into a full-on jam session!
  40. vulture lists
    10 Terrible Musical SlumpsBut there’s a happy ending! Here’s our list of ten artists who, unlike R.E.M., overcame their slumps.
  41. quote machine
    Jason Segel Doing Most of His Acting With His MustachePlus quotes from John Krasinski on ‘Leatherheads,’ Peter Buck on twelve out of R.E.M.’s fourteen albums, and Stephen Malkmus on ugly chicks in Williamsburg.
  42. right-click
    World Still Ending, R.E.M. Still Feeling Pretty Much OkayPlus: Jay-Z!
  43. leak of the week
    Leaked: R.E.M. Gives Up, Makes Its Best Album in a DecadeWe like it — but could it have been better?
  44. the early-evening news
    Avant-Garde Film Cat Mourned Through Avant-Garde Cat FilmsPlus: The first musical, and the first rap song, about the Luv Guv!
  45. the industry
    Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon Are ‘Bourne’ Again?Plus industry news on Jason Statham, Steve Winwood, and Phil Collins’s daughter.
  46. apropos of nothing
    Conspiracy Theory: Why Are There No MP3s of the New R.E.M. Single?Yesterday morning, Pitchfork started streaming R.E.M.’s “Supernatural Superserious,” the new single from their upcoming album, Accelerate. Since then, we’ve been scouring the Internet (Hype Machine, Google Blog Search, elbo.ws, etc.) for a downloadable version — but to no avail.
  47. the early word
    R.E.M. Finally Sounding Like R.E.M. AgainObviously it was with major trepidation that we approached “Supernatural Superserious,” the super-stupidly titled new R.E.M. song from the band’s forthcoming album, Accelerate.
  48. the industry
    Julia Roberts No Longer a Steel Magnolia, Now a ‘Hothouse Flower’Plus: R.E.M.!
  49. the industry
    Kate Winslet Is the New Nicole Kidman in ‘The Reader’Plus: Who will play B.A. Baracus?
  50. the industry
    R.E.M. Prepares to Disappoint Us for the Fourth Album in a RowPlus, industry news on Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Cumming, and G.I. Joe.
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