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Piece of My Heart

Who Wrote the Beatles Hit 'Twist and Shout'? The Amazing Story of Bert Berns

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Chances are that you've never heard of a man named Bert Berns. But most likely you know the songs "Twist and Shout," "Piece of My Heart," "I Want Candy," "Here Comes the Night," and "Hang On Sloopy."

Twist and Shout

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

Accuracy is tossed out the window along with nuance, leaving audiences to either suspend reason and swallow sagas whole, or watch at a remove, uncertain which parts are (sort of) true, and which are fabricated to hit those bullet points deemed essential to commercial success.

Piece of My Heart: Quick Questions With Leslie Kritzer and Teal Wicks

Cara Joy David | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I got both leading ladies to participate in my recurring feature where I ask actors random, often silly, questions taken directly from the subject matter or text of the show.

Janis Joplin Heads To Broadway

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 08.26.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — The boozy, bluesy, hot-mama howl of Janis Joplin is heading to Broadway. Producers said Wednesday that the musical "A Night With Jan...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Richard Simmons Pays Tribute To American Soldiers With New Single | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 02.08.2013 | Celebrity

Weight loss guru Richard Simmons taught the world how to sweat, and now he wants to teach it how to sing. Jumping into the music business with his fir...