In February 2009, Alex Rodriguez went on television and asked for forgiveness. Two days before, he'd been revealed as a user of performing enhancing drugs. So he sat down for an interview with Peter Gammons to tell America that those tainted days were behind him. "I was young. I was stupid. I was ... More >>
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After a 31-year absence, his band the Rumour are back
Two rock-loving kids bring their riffs to Times Square
I usually try to stay away from items making fun of celebrities' looks, though I feel it's fair game to mock anything about their appearances that's voluntary, i.e. a choice. And these people have made some horrible choices! It's a list of the 50 least sexy men in the public eye, with some ... More >>
Greg Gillis in Williamsburg, summer of 2009. Photo by Sam Horine.By now you've heard All Day, the fifth full length LP from Pittsburg's Greg Gillis--or, as he's known on chaotic, fan-filled stages around the world, Girl Talk. The record was released to minimal fanfare, at the low price of fre ... More >>
So if you're following along: Michael Jackson's Number Ones is already on pace to have a shot at becoming 2009's bestselling record; This Is It, the film, has done $103 million in ticket sales and counting; and now the documentary's companion record has debuted with 373,000 copies sold, "the ... More >>
The second Michael Jackson croaked, I predicted that the exploitation of his death would surpass anything seen on Animal Planet. Sure enough, Joe Jackson was hawking his new record label before the body was even cold. A televised memorial had a bunch of all-stars singing and remembering for ... More >>
Serious proof of Joe Jackson's inconsolable grief over his son's death was the way he gleefully announced his new record label mere moments after the body went cold. And now, here's more proof: Joe's having a gala birthday bash for himself in the Chicago area on Saturday! Can you imagine anything ... More >>
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Live Video streaming by Ustream For all the lovely grace notes, homages, and eulogies that have flowed from any number of erudite and compassionate individuals in the wake of Michael Jackson's untimely death at the young age of 50, a celebrity's death is not over in American until the huge, gaudy, ... More >>
The weekend saw a host of news reports that make us all wonder how we didn't see Michael Jackson's death coming. But no matter how many tales of the King of Pop's fragility there are, we still can't believe he's gone. It's impossible to sort through all the speculation, but here are the depressing f ... More >>
The L.A. Times is reporting that Michael Jackson was rushed to UCLA Medical Center this afternoon after paramedics responded to call at Jackson's home. When they arrived, Jackson "was not breathing." Joe Jackson, Michael's father, has apparently since told TMZ "he is not doing well." Update: TMZ i ... More >>
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