| Aug 28, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Want to own a painting created by John, Paul, George and Ringo?
A painting, “Images of a Woman,” done collectively by all four Beatles when the band was on tour in Japan in 1966 — they were bored and holed up in a hotel room, so they...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Musi Faisal, known onstage as Big Poppa E, was one of the most hard-touring musicians in South Florida. The bluesman founded the label Black Owl Music, and he still had shows scheduled through September, with performances in the three counties almost...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:49 PM
A nation of predominantly couch-bound television watchers got some bad news tonight, as President Barack Obama accepted his party's nomination and delivered the following line: "America's not about what can be done for us, it's about what can be done by...
| Aug 28, 2012
Thanks to medication and spending every night in a sleeping bag, comedian Mike Birbiglia has his sleepwalking episodes under control. Well, except during times of intense anxiety—such as when he co-directs, co-writes and stars in a movie based on...
| Sep 3, 2012
| 11:25 PM
When it comes to death with celebrities, you get weird reactions. If it’s somebody like Amy Winehouse, you might hear somebody cavalierly say “It figures.”
If it’s Phyllis Diller, the response might be “Wasn’t she in...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Here are this weeks Mixtape winners!
1.) Billy Joel- My Life
2.) Jim Croce- LeRoy Brown
3.) Elton John- The Bitch is Back
4.) Chicago- Saturday in the Park
5.) Paul Simon- You Can Call Me AL
2.) Steve Romero1.)...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Four Ansonia residents were given a pass on paying town taxes on their automobiles, although records obtained by the Valley Independent Sentinel show they owed a collective $16,666 in delinquent taxes (some dating back to the '90s). Two of the residents...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Last month, the three owners of Eating House and four of their employees pledged their loyalty to the restaurant by having its logo tattooed on their bodies.
Forget regretting it down the road. Right now, the crew is celebrating a semi-finalist...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Hip-hop and food are not strangers to each other--in fact the opulence and eccentricities of rap music has often lended itself well to cuisine. From Common's classic single, "The Food," to Kanye's classic snark, "What she order?/Fish filet," Chicago...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Among the most important rap albums released over the last year or so, one contains a song about Nas' complicated relationship with his teenage daughter. Another has a track in which Killer Mike outlines President Reagan's contribution to the prison-...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 6:38 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — The Los Angeles Police Department has apologized to the family of Notorious B.I.G. for releasing the rapper’s autopsy report without notifying them first.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office made the autopsy of the rapper...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Diddy released a simple statement to LA Weekly, who reviewed Kading's evidence: "This story is pure fiction and completely ridiculous."...