| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:23 AM
He’s Irish, he’s a rock star, and he’s committed to ending poverty, so it’s not surprising U2 singer Bono was able to coax First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia to join him and his wife, Ali, for lunch while...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The expected legal settlement between the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and director Julie Taymor has failed to materialize, leading a federal judge in New York to set a new trial date for the ongoing battle.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The fans queued up outside the Fillmore in San Francisco suspected something was up when they saw me get in line. Three satanic metal bands were on the bill; what was this guy doing here?
The jeans and sweatshirt weren’t fooling anyone. No...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The widening scandal engulfing the Internal Revenue Service has turned into a major headache for the Obama administration. Among the many names the scandal has drawn into its orbit is a Southern California artist who works as a motivational speaker.
| May 31, 2013
| 5:36 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) - Birmingham is honoring its turbulent past by commemorating the 50th anniversary of the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church, which killed four young girls, and other historic events that were part of the civil rights...
| May 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Some people think “Spider Man: Turn Off the Dark” was the worst disaster ever to hit a New York City stage, but the problem-plagued musical’s balky machinery, injured flying actors and bruised egos in 2011 were nothing compared to what...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Sigur Rós members are adding themselves to the long list of musicians who have gotten drawn into the crazy world of “The Simpsons.”
The Icelandic art rock outfit will guest star in and compose music for the long-running animated Fox sitcom....
| May 7, 2013
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Generally, people hesitate to make big, emotional statements because doing so is risky: Strike the right note and those feelings resonate with everyone, but do it wrong and you might end up looking stupid for caring so much. Lady...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Cursing on air was once enough to get you blackballed from television â€“ and it still can bring down that kind of punishment. But A.J. Clemente is finding that very act can also bring great fame.
Clemente is the now-former TV anchor who began his...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 11:00 AM
F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" is widely recognized as a literary masterwork. Yet as even the book's editor, Maxwell Perkins, said to Fitzgerald about a draft of the 1925 novel, the title character "is somewhat vague."
Hazy doesn't work in...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 12:13 PM
Never one to turn down an opportunity to fight poverty wherever it might be, U2 frontman Bono has confirmed his participation at the 25th anniversary gala for the Robin Hood Foundation, the new York City-based organization that has a long history of...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:15 AM
April 19, The Edmond Town Hall, Newtown, edmondtownhall.org
Matthew Houck isn't afraid of bold candor. Houck, who writes, records and performs under the name Phosphorescent, sings lines like "I've been fucked up, and I've been a...