| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:33 PM
More than a thousand people gathered in Brownwood to remember one of their own. Shannon Stone, an 18-year veteran firefighter, died last Thursday at Rangers Stadium.
"He deserves this. We was an awesome man, father, and husband," said Debra Kirkland,...
| Nov 16, 2010
A radio host added fuel to the recent passenger-screening firestorm by sharing with listeners his awkward experience with a TSA agent.
Owen JJ Stone also known as radio personality Oh Doctah in the New Jersey area recently went through an airport...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Tweeting may help you keep up on current issues or follow the shenanigans of celebrities, but it’s not often attributed as helping people’s dreams come true.
But that’s exactly what happened to Ballard’s Sharon Feliciano....
| Jul 31, 2011
As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals:
1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 7:05 PM
U2 made history last weekend as the band wrapped up its 110th show in Moncton, New Brunswick in Canada.
The 360 tour began in Barcelona, Spain in June of 2009 and took in more than 30 countries across the globe. The group sold more than seven million...
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| Aug 21, 2009
Chastity Bono's decision to physically become a man has left us to wonder: What happens to those who are physically one sex but want to be the other? Human sexuality then becomes something that has shades of gray, varied interpretations and...
| Oct 13, 2009
Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn writes in his new book "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)" that after John Lennon's death in 1980, he focused on artists who carried on in Lennon's tradition, including...
| Oct 11, 2009
Bob Dylan, dressed for the Grammys in a pewter troubadour's coat and a dandy western tie, arrived backstage to greet the assembled press after winning the album of the year award for 1997, but before the first question he turned to his handlers and asked,...
| Apr 11, 2010
The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis.
In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...
| Feb 26, 2009
The early scenes of the documentary look like some lost reel from "This Is Spinal Tap," spanning what seems like half of rock history -- complete with hem lengths and haircuts.
But the protagonist is not a metalhead but a Zelig-like figure: Here he is as...