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March 29, 2001 - The Backstreet Boys are featured on a kill pop-icons game on Newgrounds.com where players "beat their faces to a bloody pulp while they spout out annoying catch phrases". There are dozens of other celebs to mame as well. Check it out here if you're so inclined.

March 29, 2001 - The Star reports the MGM in Vegas was very good to the Backstreet Boys. The hotel set up a basketball court outside for the band so they could play hoops before their performances.

March 29, 2001 - Lou Pearlman is interviewed in the Toronto Sun viewable on Allpop. Pearlman talked about the allegations of double-dipping as both producer and manager and his justification due to investing millions into the two bands. Read more.

March 28, 2001 - MTVasia.com has a special feature for Backstreet's Back Alright that includes links, flip book, contest, webcast, fans conference, and trailer. Find it here.

March 25, 2001 - Drew Lachey is commenting on comparisons to their rivals saying, "No, we're not a stadium group. I think music fans have unreal expectations of the music business now. Right now, we have basically three phenomena going on: Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, and Britney Spears. It's very rare you see this in your lifetime, let alone see three of them at the same time that can go out and sell the type of records that they do, and the type of tours that they can put together, and sell consistently back to back to back." Read more.

March 21, 2001 - Aaron Carter gave his older brother props in TV Guide saying, "Without Nick, I don't think I could have made it where I am right now." His other comment wasn't as wise when he said, "If I had to choose between Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC, I'd pick *NSYNC. They're awesome."

March 19, 2001 - A webcast of the Backstreet Boys that was supposed to air March 23rd on Yahoo! has been postponed due to some unforeseen circumstances. Read more.

March 18, 2001 - E! Online reports the Backstreet Boys talking about the second leg of their North American tour beginning this summer. The band will play smaller arenas and extend the stage 10 rows deep in arenas. Read more.

March 18, 2001 - A pair of 8x10 autographed photos of Nick Carter are being auctioned on ebay. The first with Nick's arms down, item #1417082581, is bid at $9.99 and ends March 25th. The other with Nick pointing up, item #1417123138, is unbid at $14.99 and the auction ends March 25th as well.

March 17, 2001 - The Backstreet Boys were on the Tonight Show Friday performing More Than That and were later interviewed by Jay. For a partial transcript (the end got cut off!) check our message boards. The show included footage from their last appearance used in a skit where Kevin Eubanks played a lustful groupie.

March 17, 2001 - You can go online to Nick.com to vote for the Backstreet Boys for Favorite Singing Group in the Kid's Choice Awards which air April 21st.

March 16, 2001 - MTV has announced the Backstreet Boys summer tour dates for the second leg of their North American tour. Check it out here.

March 15, 2001 - TV Guide reports The Backstreet Boys have announced plans for a 50-date North American tour to kick off in June.

March 15, 2001 - Worldpop reports Willa Ford is talking about he relationship with Nick Carter and touring with his bandmates saying, "I saw signs like Die Willa. It was scary."

March 12, 2001 - The Backstreet Boys will be Jay Leno's musical guest on Friday. Jay's other guest will be Jennifer Love Hewitt.

March 11, 2001 - Nick Carter performed at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Thursday.

March 7, 2001 - The feud between the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC may have gotten worse as the Star reports Lance Bass threatened to pull out of On the L if Kevin Richardson were cast. Lance is the star and producer of the film.

March 4, 2001 - The San Francisco Chronicle profiles the Backstreet Boys sold out concert in Oakland Thursday. Read more.

March 4, 2001 - Question posed to US News' Dr. Hip, "My daughter's Web site is devoted to how much she hates Willa Ford. Who is this poor girl?" Read more.

March 4, 2001 - A pencil sketch of Nick Carter that was autographed by Nick as well is up for bids on ebay. The sketch, item #1413962031, is bid at an astounding $197.50 and the auction ends March 12th.

March 2, 2001 - Forbes magazine's Celebrity 100 list included *NSYNC at #8, the Backstreet Boys at #7, Britney at #4, and Tom Cruise at #1. Rankings are determined by income, popularity on the internet, television and in print.

March 2, 2001 - Worldpop reports the Backstreet Boys Kevin Richardson and friends partied at Brandi's in Vancouver a few days ago, which has waitresses who wear white lingerie beneath see-through teddies and showgirls who appear naked. An eyewitness called said the guys were 'cordial'.

March 2, 2001 - Worldpop reports that fans on the Backstreet Boys current concert tour meet and greet sessions are required to NOT ask for a kiss or hug. A fan revealed, "We were told to form a single file line and only ask one question to each one of the members."

March 2, 2001 - The all female in male drag performance group The Backdoor Boys were on the Chaunce Hayden show Thursday singing Backstreet Boys songs including I Want it That Way, which the band insists is about anal sex. Check out the full interview here and their official site, which includes pictures, at TheBackdoorBoys.com.

March 2, 2001 - Thanks Mark. AP reports Grand Forks North Dakota got a big economic boost by the Backstreet Boys show there February 18th, which brought 11,400 out of towners of which 4,000 stayed at hotels in the area.

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