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Entries by David Wild from 05/2012

"Working on a Tan": A Red Hot Playlist for the Tanning Lady

| Posted 05.03.2012 | Entertainment

I'm concerned about Patricia Krentcil, the Jersey mom who allegedly brought her five-year-old daughter with her into a tanning both with her to get a little-- or a lot of -- color. This sort of obsessive need for a tan really makes me see red. So here, then, is my red hot playlist meant to stop the madness.

"Mama Said Knock You Out": A Playlist For Mother's Day

| Posted 05.12.2012 | Entertainment

I recently spoke to a friend who lost their Mom this past year, and since I'm lucky enough to still have mine, I decided to do a playlist for my mother. So I reached out to my 15,001 followers at @wildaboutmusic and asked for their song ideas, too.

A Chart-Topping Playlist for "The Billboard Music Awards"

| Posted 05.18.2012 | Entertainment

The Billboard Music Awards reminds me that sometimes the public actually is right. Here then is my list of some of my favorite songs that all hit #1 on Billboard's's Hot 100 since that chart started in the late Fifties.

Donna Summer and Robin Gibb Were Great and Disco Didn't Suck: A Playlist for Remembering

| Posted 05.21.2012 | Entertainment

I'm thankful I got the chance to meet both Donna Summer and Robin Gibb briefly and express my own thanks and appreciation for their remarkable musical legacies. Here's my playlist of songs by which I will remember these two wonderful artists.

Ray Romano and the Citizen Kane of Neurotic Comic Road Movies

| Posted 05.23.2012 | Entertainment

Well, Virginia, if you want to know what it's like to hang out on the road with aRay Romano -- a great comedian everybody loves and excellent man of a certain age who I've had the pleasure of knowing for many years now -- then you just have to get 95 Miles to Go.

Not Taco Bell Material: A Playlist for Adam Carolla

| Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment

In honor of the June 12th publication of Not Taco Bell Material -- written by Adam Carolla and, as the cover notes, "As Shouted At Mike Lynch," I tweeted my 15,000 followers at @wildaboutmusic for their suggestions for some songs for this man called Ace.