Priscilla Presley is on a mission. Cruelty to animals is never acceptable. Never! Presley made an important stop in Washington, D.C., recently to lobby Congress to pass the "Prevent All Soring Tactics" (PAST) Act that will strengthen enforcement of the 1970 Horse Protection Act.
Justin Bieber does not exist in a vacuum; he was not created in a test tube and suddenly unleashed upon us. We made Justin Bieber.
During the game, Sheila MacRae gave intelligent, one-word, snappy clues and told me she admired her adolescent partner: me. Her celebrity status never alienated me; if anything, it inspired me.
I'm heading to Austin for SXSW again. This year I vow to make up for past mistakes, avoid running around, to eat sitting down, skip anything with a line and see every band on my list.
The 2013 results of the IRAs are in. Who are the IRAs? They're a mysterious but august film society that has voted on the best films of the year since 1976.
"Listen, all these kids here with a piece, I'd written a line in a song on my last record about "Kids with Uzis, ice suckers, Death is a always thing." You can't get away from that mess. Whatever the kids got, the adults put them in their hands. They don't know what the hell they're doing, the kids."
If a band like U2 uses a fisheye lens to transform its verses into panoramic sing-alongs to crowds of 80,000, then Elbow uses a telescope to go big or go home. It's micro love on a macro level; these songs are like personal stories beamed back to earth via satellites -- stuff that needs space and time.
We can finally bid farewell to Juan Pablo, all-around a**hat and widely-regarded "worst Bachelor ever."
From young students to fans, and from veteran music label executives to the artists who have graced the GRAMMY stage, there were inspirational music educators in our lives who ignited our passion. This is our chance to give back.
Never in Chris' 12 years hosting the show, he claimed, had he seen anything like this.
There's a lot to like in Thief, which reboots a venerable stealth game for next gen systems Xbox One and PS4 as well as last generation systems Xbox 360 and PS3. Unfortunately, there's also a lot to dislike.
If you're an upwardly-mobile Indian-American, quitting your job in aerospace and defense to make an Internet comedy series is almost certainly not a part of the plan. But that's what rookie producer/screenwriter Janaki Tambe recently did.
In a convincingly Jewish fashion (and fittingly created by both Jews and non-Jews), a new YouTube comedy series entitled Jewvangelist is generating a following and providing an opportunity to reopen this challenging internal dialogue.
"My advice to anyone just starting out in this business, and to people who haven't gotten their start yet, is not to give up and not to be discouraged by disappointment. It's a long journey."
The universal idea moving forward after loss is something that resonates and connects with people on a very deep level.
What do you get when you mix a founding member of chart-topping women's choral group Mediaeval Baebes with a founding member of chart-topping psychedelic rock band Kula Shaker?
I've greatly enjoyed my time, but I no longer wish to put my body at risk for the sake of entertainment. I think about the rest of my life and I want to live it with much quality. And physically, I am grateful that I can walk away feeling as good as I did when I stepped into it.
Buckle your seat belts.
It takes a lot of courage to make a statement about current society, especially when the criticism could be equated to biting the hand that feeds you.
Now that the first season of HBO's "Looking" is over, we reflect on the refreshing new show about a group of gay friends in San Francisco.
Is it ever too early to put what I consider good music into their little brains? I think not.