Andy Karl, Broadway's Rocky Balboa, on motivational anthems and Rocky's musical legacy
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Presenting your All Tomorrow's Parties NY House band. . . In the early 2000's, the shits 'n' giggles folks at snarkier-than-thou Chunklet Magazine plopped recording engineer god and Shellac guitarorrist Steve Albini on its cover, screaming: Is This Guy The Biggest Asshole In Rock? That infamous is ... More >>
What would you do your last night of freedom before heading off to the federal penitentiary? On Bernard Kerik's pre-prison checklist: blog, watch inspirational fight movie with daughters, ask history not to judge. From Bernardkerik.blogspot.com:
The crude boosterism of local tabs has certainly helped jack up interest in the World Series. Some people, of course, needed no help. A woman has been arrested for offering sexual favors for Series tickets. It pains us to reveal the 43-year old woman, Susan Finkelstein (pictured), is a Philli ... More >>
Well-educated, well-off, from a good family . . . what makes Tor Hamer fight?
Vintage Esquire covers have their day at MOMA
As the baseball season is off to a crazy start: rained-out Opening Days that require a do-over (Yankees), a star pitcher returning to the mound only to be injured again (the Mets and Pedro Martinez), another season seems to be all-but-ignored around here: election season. As I've previously noted, t ... More >>
Adam Carolla comedy keeps its ambitions low
With the Mac kid at his side, John McClane is back and he's just . . . too old
Another sequel, another chance for Rocky to persevere for America
Nick Nolte knows a thing or two about getting old
Blue-Collar Reality and the Folk Hero Archetype