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  • Celebrities use Twitter to mourn loss of Dick Clark

     
    The world lost an entertainment legend today when Dick Clark died at the age of 82 due to a massive heart attack, and it didn't take long for fans from all over the globe to to mourn and remember the man known for American Bandstand, various versions of...
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Weird Al Yankovic Live! —The Alpocalypse Tour' on Comedy Central

     
    Weird Al Yankovic Live! —The Alpocalypse Tour...
  • Talking Gators on Open Mike

     
    As I do every week, I joined Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Bianchi on his radio show to talk about Florida. (Forgive my raspy voice as I finally caught the bug many of the beat writers had last week.) Anyway, Bianchi took exception with my opinion on...
  • A wild ride with Weird Al

     
    It’s ironic that Weird Al Yankovic’s latest hit parody “Perform This Way” makes fun of Lady Gaga’s onstage wardrobe because at his show Thursday at Allentown’s Symphony Hall, Yankovic made nearly as many costume changes...
  • The Twitter 20: L.A.'s Most Popular People

     
    Hollywood may be a place full of famous faces, but on Twitter, anyone can be popular, from movie stars to CNN hosts to, ahem, former "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actors. Brand X set out to track down the social networking site's most followed Los...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: Snow Delay Round Up Edition.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. We're coming to you from the ice-encrusted confines of Casa de Capitol Ideas, where, like the rest of Pennsylvania, the driveway is an uninterrupted sheet of ice and we saw the neighbors skating to work.......
  • Weird Al Yankovic's Lady Gaga parody saga: 'I Perform This Way'

     
    Weird Al Yankovic's says his parod of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" called "I Perform This Way" was rejected by Lady Gaga. Werid Al Yankovic uploaded the parody "I Perform This Way" to YouTube on Wednesday anyway....
  • Lady Gaga says no to Weird Al Yankovic regarding 'Born This Way' parody [updated]

     
    According to a detailed post on Weird Al Yankovic's blog, Lady Gaga denied permission for the longtime parodist to satirize her song "Born This Way." As he explains in a kindly but exasperated tone, Yankovic jumped through a series of......
  • Osama bin Laden in lyrics: An overview

     
    In the past decade, Osama bin Laden became not only one of the most wanted men in recent history but also a handy metaphor. His ruthlessness became shorthand for a certain heartless clarity of vision that lyricists -- mostly rappers......
  • Lady Gaga: 'Judas' video leaks online hours before world premiere [Video]

     
    "Judas" video from Lady Gaga leaks online. Lady Gaga set her "Judas" video premiere for Thursday night, but the video leaked early online. "I don't view the video as a religious statement," Lady Gaga told E! News....
  • Lady Gaga's 'Judas' video leaks: Leather, Mary Magdalene, foot washing and dance galore

     
    Patience is a virtue, unless Lady Gaga is involved. For the last week-plus, E! has been touting its exclusive premiere of Gaga’s new video, “Judas,” set to be broadcast at 7 p.m. Thursday. But when does a timed release ever......
  • Lady Gaga performs 'Judas' live at Cannes film festival [Pictures]

     
    Lady Gaga performed "Judas" on the Croisette at the 64th annual Cannes International Film Festival, surprising crowds with a daytime rehearsal. Lady Gaga was interviewed afterward by the host of the TV show "Le Grand Journal," which broadcast the "Judas"...