| Apr 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Iranian government severs ties with Louvre Museum over artifacts dispute...
| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
John Le Carré's Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy is being reissued by Penguin in advance of a new film version....
| Aug 5, 2011
| 4:37 PM
So what's to see at the 40th Anniversary Hard Rock Memorabilia Tour, visiting Sunday-Tuesday at hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando? (Besides Michael Jackson's Beat It jacket, shown here) Here's the complete exhibit list: • Freddie Mercury of...
| May 4, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Their new record, Sin Sin Sin, comes out May 10.**
Stage props have always had their place in punk rock. When the music can't relate something or you need to pack an extra-impressive wallop, props provide the physical — items or...
| May 13, 2011
| 7:31 AM
In novels and songs, in movies and plays and TV shows, addiction to drugs and alcohol is a frequent theme. Steve Earle's new novel "I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive" (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is the latest, but here are some previous standouts...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 12:55 AM
Three days before he was gunned down, John Lennon complained about his critics — saying they were just interested in "dead heroes" — and talked optimistically about his family and future, musing that he had "plenty of time" to accomplish...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 12:33 AM
NEW YORK -- John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while a newly released interview he gave shortly before his death showed he was optimistic about his future.
| Dec 6, 2011
| 11:56 PM
When producers asked me to compile a list of the best holiday films, I didn’t think that would be very fun. Everybody has seen Miracle on 34th Street and It’s a Wonderful Life a million times.
I remember when I worked morning radio, we did a...
| Dec 12, 2011
If you’ve seen Gary Oldman play Sid Vicious (“Sid and Nancy”), Lee Harvey Oswald (“JFK”) or Dracula (“Dracula”), you know Gary can be scary. In fact, “Scary Gary” was reportedly his on-set nickname...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:03 AM
By Willie Waffle on December 18, 2011 10:34 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)I had a chance to sit down with Gary Oldman and director Tomas Alfredson to talk about their new movie, Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. We talk about the movie, the challenge of...
| Dec 24, 2011
| 10:50 AM
This week had the release of some of my favorite movies of the year and some of the worst.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is not only a bad movie title, it’s a bad movie. Don’t let the critics fool you into seeing this boring mess.
| Jul 26, 2011
Ever the tough guy, even Marlon Brando would have been delighted by the new unexpectedly feminine direction being taken this summer and fall by that staple of macho menswear, the biker jacket.
The mercurial actor, who died in 2004, became an eternal...