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  • 'Rock Band 3' set list leaks, gets Harmonix confirmation

     
    The songs from the third installment of the ubiquitous music game have apparently been leaked, thanks to a (since-deleted) YouTube video and some quick transcribers. The new set list, already partially confirmed by the game's official site, ranges from...
  • 'Glee': Give back the funk

     
    “Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk?” Well, there was a whole lot of funk – the stinky kind, not the hip-shaking groove that the kids of New Directions were looking for. Given the fact that this was the......
  • Pitchfork Music Festival 2010: Day 2 review

     
    Video produced by Kevin PangView pictures from Pitchfork 2010. First prize for the day’s most grossly inappropriate outfit goes to Jon Spencer of the Blues Explosion, who wore skin-tight leather pants for his late-afternoon set Saturday at the Pitchfork...
  • 'Mad Men' recalls 1960s best and worst

    As you news media consumers know, an earth-shaking event took place last week; big enough to blow the presidential campaign, the pope's travels, the Supreme Court and health care, and even Kate Middleton's latest frock off the magazine covers. Yes, it...
  • Marvin Gaye tribute planned for BET's first season in its new space

    Chicago’s Black Ensemble Theatre will stage a new musical about Marvin Gaye in February, as written by the late singer’s family members, along with their manager Barbara Cole. Entitled "The Prophet: A Marvin Gaye Tribute," the new show (not...
  • Charles Bradley can stop dreaming

    Charles Bradley can stop dreaming
    When Charles Bradley appears onstage this Saturday at Revolution Live in Fort Lauderdale, there's a good chance he'll have already forgotten the name of the venue, if he's bothered to learn it at all. Nothing against the club, but Bradley will be so...
  • X Factor Auditions, Part Two: You're Embarrassing Your Family

    X Factor Auditions, Part Two: You're Embarrassing Your Family
    Resident X Factor expert Josh Ridgway will be blogging about the US version of The X Factor on FOX this season.  You can also follow Josh on Twitter: @JoshFactor. Night two of ‘The X Factor’ featured auditions from two of my favorite cities:...
  • A man and his dog create enduring legend

    A man and his dog create enduring legend
    Born on a battlefield in France during World War I and rescued by a U.S. soldier named Lee Duncan, a terrified German shepherd puppy would become the most famous dog in the world. Named Rin Tin Tin, after a popular French doll of the time, the dog...
  • 'The James Brown Reader,' edited by Nelson George and Alan Leeds

    'The James Brown Reader,' edited by Nelson George and Alan Leeds
    The James Brown Reader 50 Years of Writing About the Godfather of Soul Edited by Nelson George and Alan Leeds Plume: 318 pp., $17 paper WHAT would the late James Brown make of Barack Obama? Most definitely, Brown would say he was down with the message...
  • Beauty and the release

    Stepping to the front of the makeshift stage, she rolled up her essay on "What Independence Means to Me" into a tight cylinder in her hands. "I'm not going to read my essay," Darlene Escalante said, her eyes watery, her voice a husky whisper. An audience...
  • Hackwork hacked

    If good pornography is a you-know-it-when-you-see-it kind of thing, good parody is exactly the opposite: A parody succeeds when large numbers of people don't recognize the thing as a parody. By that standard, Ward Sutton's "Kelly" cartoons for The Onion...
  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...