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We're Not Groupies, We're Band-Aids: How the Fans Loved and Destroyed One Direction

The millions of young women in One Direction's fan base both made the band -- and made sure that they would never be artists in their own right.

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Cock Roaches and Keith Richards: How Do Some Bands Seem to Last Forever?

The Rolling Stones, the Beach Boys, Metallica and other rock groups have been around for decades. What are the keys to their longevity?

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In Defense of Boy Band Mania

With acts such as Big Time Rush and One Direction beginning to achieve pop star success, it's clear that we need bubble gum pop.

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One Direction: Up All Night

Up All Night is a little bit of a revelation when it comes to tweenybopper bubblegum pop in that it doesn’t suck. Really.

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