Q&A: Fall Out Boy’s Pete WentzFall Out Boy is on indefinite hiatus, but Pete Wentz, the emo quartet's bassist, lyricist, and most media-savvy member, isn't about to go into hiding. With the recent release of the band's Believers Never Die: Greatest Hits, his Clandestine clothing line, Decaydance record label, and ubiquitous tabloid presence, the break from the band shouldn't mean a publicity dip for Mr. Ashlee Simpson — a notion he's not necessarily happy about. The day before Believer's release, we spoke on the phone with Wentz about what has to happen for him to go back to Fall Out Boy, why the band went on a break, and the weirdness of greatest hits albums. With the band going on hiatus, does it feel like the right time for a greatest hits compilation to come out?I think that anytime a band like us puts out a greatest hits there are a lot of questions: Does this band have enough hits? Is this the end of the band? Is this an attempt to get out of a contract? Is this a record label trying to squeeze some juice
Open Post: Hosted By The Social Distancing ShoeBurger King invented social distancing crowns. Restaurants are using social distancing bumper tables. Now is the next iteration of post-coronavirus life: social distancing shoes! We've moved into the realm of clothing and accessories, people! Take a peep at these ridiculously long shoes which will h
The Gap Didn't Pay Their Rent This Month EitherThe Simon Property Group, which owns and operates about 200 malls across the U.S, is suing Gap Inc., the parent company of Banana Republic, Old Navy and The Gap for failure to pay rent for the months of April, May, and June according to a report in The Real Deal. The suit alleges that Gap owes Simon over $60 million in unpaid rent on its 412 stores housed in Simon malls. The Gap, best known for its boring clothes and sensibly priced jeans, may soon become one of the punkest places to shop if it survives this lawsuit.
Australian retail sales slammed by lockdownsSYDNEY--Australian retail sales fell 17.7% in April as the full impact of Covid-19 lockdowns was felt across the economy. The fall in April follows a rise of 8.5% in March, when concerns about an extended period of social isolation prompted a rush on stores for basic supplies. Sales in cafes, restaurants and takeaway food services fell 35.4% in April, while clothing, footwear and personal accessory retailing slumped 53.6%.