| Dec 31, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Were you paying attention to the pop culture in 2011? It was certainly an eventful year, with pop stars and talk show hosts grabbing headlines and a colorful cast of Republican presidential hopefuls jockeying for position. Here's a little test to make...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 12:35 AM
Adele's 'Someone Like You' might have been an international chart success, but it's now entered at number 22 of the funeral music chart.
The track, which in July 2011 became the first single of the decade to sell a million in the United Kingdom, has...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 7:07 AM
For some unknown reason, somebody decided to do a study on the most popular funeral songs. Forget poverty or AIDS, this is the kind of thing we need our best and brightest working on. Here are the top 12, via NME.com.
1. Frank Sinatra – 'My Way'
| Oct 25, 2012
| 12:07 PM
There's nothing like a good scare to get your heart pumping.
And what better time to celebrate things that go bump in the night better than Halloween?
In celebration of Halloween, I have put together a list of some of my favorites for the season. Some...
| Nov 1, 2012
Halfway through Jake Shimabukuro's new album, "Grand Ukulele," Alan Parsons' uninflected monotone breaks in to paraphrase the immortal words of actor Christopher Walken: "My name is Alan Parsons. I've got a fever, and the only prescription is more...
| May 16, 2012
| 7:35 PM
“Gay Bar Star: Return from the Big House” is the latest vehicle for the super-sized voice and stage presence of Orlando cabaret favorite Janine Klein, who channels her alter-ego with a formidable combination of skill, style and comedic timing....
| Aug 28, 2012
You may lament missing “For A Good Time, Call” star Ari Graynor when she spent a few days in Chicago earlier this month. Until you learn that the 29-year-old Boston native, best known for playing drunken mess Caroline in “Nick and Norah&...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 12:25 AM
Forget about all those other secret celeb weddings, this one takes the (probably five-tiered, very elegant and tasty) cake!
Ryan Reynolds, 35, and Blake Lively, 25, got married at Boone Hall Plantation in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., just outside of Charleston,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:05 AM
Despite its long-standing love of traditional Broadway fare like "Hairspray" and "A Chorus Line,"the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire is no stranger to new musicals. Among other titles, the commercial theater-in-the-round with the huge, if graying,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 2:27 PM
It is a widely varied and provocative theater season coming up throughout South Florida, with plenty of promise (it’s the execution that can trip up a company, especially during these shoe-string budgetary times). Here are 15 shows you just shouldn&...
| Jul 18, 2012
Deep Purple keyboard player
Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website.
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:59 PM
No introduction is necessary: Billy Crystal and Oscar already know each other quite well.
The actor-filmmaker-comedian has hosted the Academy Awards eight times, and he's now on deck for his ninth. He'll preside over the movie industry's 84th annual...