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September Gurls: Vicki of The Bangles Shares Alex Chilton Memories

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Since his passing, rock critics have noted Alex Chilton's influence on bands including R.E.M., The Replacements and Wilco. He influenced the Bangles s...

New Attitudes: Conversations With Shelby Lynne & Jennifer Knapp

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Shelby Lynne and Jennifer Knapp are two strong women who are not shy about sharing their feelings and convictions. This month, both artists return with new fiery albums.

From Atlantis to Los Angeles' El Rey: A Conversation with Donovan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Donovan Leitch, the Cosmic King of the sixties -- with his family and quite a few of his friends and admirers -- will take the stage tonight at Los Angels' famed El Rey Theatre.

Southern Exposure: Conversations With Bo Bice and Widespread Panic's John Bell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following are interviews with Bice and Panic's John Bell during which they talk about their new projects, parenthood, the late Vic Chesnutt, a little social consciousness, and The Little Prince.

Remembering Peter Graves

Danny Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Miller

I admit my first thought when I heard Graves had died was of my favorite sci-fi flick as a kid, the outrageously absurd Beginning of the End in which giant cockroaches destroy my home town of Chicago.

Hey, Good Lookin' . . .

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

. . . whatcha got cookin'? A new culinary cable channel, at least if your name is Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE:SNI). The company, which also ser...

That "St. Judy's Comet" Kid: A Dinner Conversation With Harper Simon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Last year, harper Simon independently released an excellent solo debut that established him as one of the best new singer-songwriters in the genre.

SAG Approves Joint Bargaining with AFTRA

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

This morning, the Screen Actors Guild national board approved an agreement to hold joint negotiations with AFTRA and the studio alliance AMPTP for 45 days starting on October 1 of this year.

CRUSH: Luck for the Luckless

Nathan Havey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Nathan Havey

With St. Patrick's Day around the corner, we took some time to reveal who is going to need the luck of the Irish most. For those new to CRUSH, there ...

Beyond The Nineties: Conversations with Tonic and Crash Test Dummies' Brad Roberts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although Crash Test Dummies and Tonic technically might be classified as "nineties bands," both groups' latest offerings are a couple of the best albums of their careers and should be taken seriously in 2010 and beyond.

Oscars Red Carpet: Best Doc Nominee The Cove Dazzles!

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Oscar Nominee for Best Documentary The Cove made quite an impression on the red carpet at the Kodak Theatre today.

Who Would Have Thought Jerry Seinfeld Could Be Such a Great Dad?

Ramon Resa, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ramon Resa, MD

Jerry Seinfeld sounds like a great dad! His insightful comments were a revelation to me, especially considering that his show was about a single male living in New York.

The Hurt Locker: Beyond Movie Magic

Richard Arthur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Arthur

Whether or not The Hurt Locker deservedly wins Best Picture at the upcoming Academy Awards, it has earned its place on the list of movies that Americans should see.

Jersey Shore Style is Banned From New Orleans Nightclub

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

The Situation is on notice -- Republic New Orleans nightclub has a new dress code on its door: "If it's on Jersey Shore, it won't get through the door."

Almost Famous: On the Road With Nico Vega (Part 2)

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mihal Freinquel

The moment before the show, when "Nico Vega!" is called and the crew begins to march out of the greenroom, I feel a significant rush of adrenaline. It's electric night after night.

Mira Stroika, A Chanteuse To Watch, As Well As Hear

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

The young California born chanteuse, Mira Stroika, who likes to accompany herself on her own serious sized accordion, has been wowing crowds packing those new clubs and bars that line the tonifying streets of Brooklyn, and Manhattan's Lower East Side.

Pilot Season: Trying to Figure Out TV's Next Big Hit

Annie Stamell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

Could we have predicted that Glee or Modern Family would be hits? Maybe, maybe not. Do people want to see the macro themes of our culture on TV, or are they just looking for escapism?

Dancing Cheek To Cheek, Max Raabe's Palast Orchester Is Back In Town

Richard Z. Chesnoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Richard Z. Chesnoff

Ever fantasize you're in a smoke-filled Berlin cabaret in the pre-Hitler 1930s watching Marlene Dietrich smilingly seduce a very willing crowd?

2010 Writers Guild Awards (PHOTOS)

Getty Images | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

On Saturday, February 20, Hollywood's finest celebrated the 2010 Writers Guild Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Jason Reitman took home the...

The Tiger Speaks!

Steven Nereo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steven Nereo

So word on the street is Tiger Woods is going to talk on Friday for the first time since the hydrant-ing that rocked the world.

Kevin You're Fat? Then Understand Weight and Balance of an Airplane

Teresa Rodriguez Williamson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Teresa Rodriguez Williamson

My hat goes off to the captain of the flight who asked Kevin to get off the aircraft. Instead of a $100 flight voucher, perhaps Southwest should have given Kevin a $100 membership to the gym.

The Most Important Moment From This Week's Lost

Rob Cohen | Posted 02.10.2010 | Comedy
Rob Cohen

The most important moment in the episode, for me, also involved Kate, but in the Island world.

Love, Work, and Money: An Instant Classic from Josh Charles

2morrowknight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Josh Charles' distinctive voice is the perfect anchor (and perfect compliment) to this 10-track masterpiece. This album is a major charm offensive for music lovers in search of great tunes.

Pilots Overwhelmingly AFTRA Again

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

About 60 pilots for scripted network primetime programs will be shot under AFTRA contracts this year, while few - or perhaps none - will be produced u...

On Lost: A Fresh Start, and Jorge Garcia Interview

Jay Glatfelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jay Glatfelter

This week's season premiere of Lost showed that the creative team behind the show is not resting on their laurels. They've gone from flashbacks to flashforwards, but now we have "flash sideways"