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ROD TEMPERTON: Music Celebs React

Were you aware that Rod Temperton wrote those iconic 80’s hits that made Michael Jackson a superstar? We’re starting to see reaction from across the world to the passing of “Thriller” composer Rod Temperton, whose death last Friday was disclosed this morning (Thursday): @NileRodgers tweeted twice: “The original Chic’s first tour was with Rod Temperton’s […]

ROLLING STONES: A Snippet of a Sample

Ahead of the announcement Thursday regarding their first studio album in 11 years — a collection of blues covers — The Rolling Stones have posted another This one shows them in the studio, while 10 seconds of music — presumably a clip from the album — provides the soundtrack.

History is Made!! 99 Luftballoons Finally Performed in the U.S.!!

The German singer and band Nena finally performed their 1984 number-two hit “99 Luftballons” for the first time in the U.S. on Friday at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. It was one of the songs in the ’80s to make a point about the brinkmanship and paranoia/hysteria surrounding the issue of war. The song […]

SNL: Alec Baldwin Debuts as Trump

Saturday Night Live opened its new season poking fun at the first debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. Alec Baldwin played Trump. According to producer Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey recommend her former 30 Rock co-star for the part. “She said, ‘You know who would be a great Trump is Alec!’ I talked to Alec, who was finishing a movie, […]

MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEK-Friday 9/30/16

DEEPWATER HORIZON (Drama) WHAT’S IT ABOUT? The movie follows the workers on the offshore drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, which exploded during April 2010 and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history. WHO’S IN IT? Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Dylan O’Brien, Kate Hudson TRIVIA: This is the first time Kate Hudson has starred in a […]