| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Doug Gardenhour has always had a passion for film, but it was a scene from the movie "Almost Famous" that prompted him to pursue his dream of producing a movie.
In "Almost Famous" music journalist Lester Bangs is seen throwing aside a record from The...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:32 PM
Friday's print column expands on an idea we kicked around here earlier this week. The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the......
| Feb 28, 2014
The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the state's pension funds?" — is "What's your favorite song?"
Tribune reporters are...
| Feb 23, 2014
In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
| Nov 23, 2013
As one local puts it, "People go to Hollywood to see the handprints. When people think of what they see on TV — reality shows, the glamour, 'Entourage' — that's West Hollywood."
As its name suggests, West Hollywood is bounded on the east...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Music biopics often seem ubiquitous, but it's not always easy to drum up movies about famous tune-smiths.
Take Don Cheadle's in-the-making movie about the jazz trumpet player and composer Miles Davis, which he's been trying to get started for years....
| May 20, 2013
| 8:29 PM
When the Doors were still a fledgling quartet, and the band members were honing their chops playing five sets a night at the London Fog club in Hollywood, it wasn't rock stardom on keyboardist Ray Manzarek's mind as he and his three band mates laid down...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:43 PM
Irwin Held, whose license-plate-festooned West Hollywood beer-and-burger spot drew praise from rock stars but protests from gay rights activists, has died. He was 87.
Held died Monday in his Los Angeles home, family members said. He had a kidney...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Johnny Cash's life in the 1960s is mostly remembered as a time of glorious achievement — from the landmark prison albums at Folsom and San Quentin to the launch of the ABC-TV series featuring such guests as Bob Dylan and the Doors that led to his...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:32 PM
Wednesday’s verdict absolving concert promoter AEG Live of responsibility for Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 while preparing for what was to be a major career comeback raises the question of whether the spotlight will ever return...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Gilbert Gottfried: The acerbic comic, the voice of Iago from "Aladdin" as well as the Aflac duck, has been known to mouth off on controversial issues on his Twitter feed, @RealGilbert. He came under fire two years ago when he joked about the...