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  • A 'Tale of two Rocks' highlights lukewarm RAW 20th Anniversary Show

    A 'Tale of two Rocks' highlights lukewarm RAW 20th Anniversary Show
    It wasn't the best celebration show WWE has ever presented, but it did provide a perfect dichotomy of it's most popular Superstar. The last segment of RAW's 20th Anniversary show on Monday night explained perfectly the Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde that is...
  • Stewart: Criticism of Common shows lack of reading comprehension

    Stewart: Criticism of Common shows lack of reading comprehension
    A couple days ago, I pointed out on this blog that rapper Common isn't the monster some Republicans are making him out to be. In fact, he has lyrics that many conservatives could agree with, such as those that make the case for a pro-life world view. ...
  • Is Gary Clark Jr. the next king of blues?

    Is Gary Clark Jr. the next king of blues?
    There's a good chance your blues career is on the right track if, at 27, you can count Eric Clapton as a fan. Gary Clark Jr., the prodigious guitar player from Austin, Texas, even counts the six-string legend as a friend. Last June, Clapton picked...
  • Dream date an age-old issue

    Manny Pacquiao smiled at the question, as many boxers before him have, flexed his right biceps and grinned in delight. "I still feel young and strong," Pacquiao proclaimed last week. Birthday No. 33 comes for Pacquiao on Dec. 17. Floyd Mayweather Jr.,...
  • Martin Scorsese takes big risks in HBO's 'George Harrison'

    Martin Scorsese takes big risks in HBO's 'George Harrison'
    I don't have time for a full review, but I do want to alert viewers to the premiere tonight on HBO of director Martin Scorsese's "George Harrison: Living in the Material World." This is one of the most ambitious and daring biographical films that I have...
  • What I want to eat, drink, and listen to right now

     
    As I'm reading this fantastic Funtastic Thursday guest post from Owl Meat, I'm trying to decide what I want for dinner, drink and music. This would be the music for some reason, maybe because I'm on vacation, and the food......
  • New music from troubled divas, other hit makers

    Coming this fall: The Drama of the Troubled Diva. For the next four months, many of pop's juiciest plot lines will feature female singers struggling back from the brink. They include Whitney Houston, Christina Aguilera and TLC, all of whom have spent far...
  • Veteran rockers Tom Petty, Eric Clapton top Billboard album chart

    Veteran rockers Tom Petty, Eric Clapton top Billboard album chart
    Call it a boomer twofer, or maybe a classic rock bloc. Tom Petty and Eric Clapton, two of the most durable veterans of that long-ago era when guitars ruled the radio, took the No. 1 and No. 2 slots on this week's Billboard 200 album chart. "Hypnotic...
  • Eric Clapton honors J.J. Cale with low-key style on 'The Breeze'

    Eric Clapton honors J.J. Cale with low-key style on 'The Breeze'
    Eric Clapton calls his new album of J.J. Cale songs an appreciation rather than a tribute, and that word choice gets at the appealingly modest vibe of this record. In spite of cameos by heavy-hitting guitar guys like Tom Petty, Mark Knopfler and John...
  • 12/12/12: Freebies by the dozens

    12/12/12: Freebies by the dozens
    It's 12-12-12, and we have a number of yummy offers, from dozens of doughnuts to savings at Macy's good on Wednesday only. A date like this won't happen again for 89 years -- on Jan. 1, 2101. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is offering a BOGO for “12-12-12...
  • Mick Jagger talks Stones tour, ticket prices and scalpers

    Mick Jagger talks Stones tour, ticket prices and scalpers
    A few hours after the Rolling Stones announced their first North American tour since 2006, including a date May 28 at the United Center, Mick Jagger called and answered a few quick questions. Q: After the Stones came off the road the last time, did...
  • Tuning up your workout

     Tuning up your workout
    When I started working out, I had a personal music player the size of a dachshund for exercise motivation. I filled it with Rush and Joe Satriani mix tapes to enhance my workouts. Technology has come a long way since then. Now I use an iPod Shuffle,...