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Head To Sweden With Amy Poehler And Her Brother

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 04.11.2014 | TV

You can never have too much Amy Poehler, so why not throw her brother into the mix? The "Parks and Recreation" star's brother, Greg Poehler, fronts...

KISS Blew It!

Binky Philips | Posted 03.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Hey, kids, how 'bout let's start with a caveat! I have been friends with Paul Stanley since 1969, when I first met Stan Eisen in high school. I've kn...

An Important Lesson From KISS About Rock n' Roll, Divorce and Remarriage

Mark A. Barondess | Posted 03.18.2014 | Divorce
Mark A. Barondess

You might be surprised to learn that the decision of KISS not to perform at their induction into the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame this year actually gives us an important lesson about Rock n' Roll, divorce and remarriage. Allow me to explain.

Conversations With Gary Numan, Katey Sagal and Los Lobos' Steve Berlin, Plus a Shelby Lynne Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I don't feel that electronic music is "my thing." I know it's what I've done all my life, but I still feel slightly removed from it somehow. But I think it's good for music in general.'

Excerpt: 'Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS'... I Attend KISS' Third Rehearsal

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

About six weeks ago, !T Books released Nothin' To Lose -- The Making of KISS, a superb oral history of the band's earliest years, written with love and respect by Ken Sharp.

Gene Simmons Throws Shade At Kurt Cobain And Amy Winehouse

Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment

Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse are often hailed as music legends whose lives were taken from us far too soon. Gene Simmons begs to differ. The Kiss...

Nothin' To Lose - The Making of KISS - 1972 - 1975: The Story of How My Two High School Buddies, Starchild and Monster, Made It Big!

Binky Philips | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

"Nothin' To Lose" offers a richly detailed day-to-day accounting of all the myths in their legend, and the mundanity of a band's early life, as they really happened...

Bob Calhoun Dishes the Dirt on Comicon, Star Trek, Mitt Romney, Westboro Baptists & Bigfoot

David Henry Sterry | Posted 09.15.2013 | Entertainment
David Henry Sterry

Bob Calhoun's got a new book out called Shattering Conventions: Commerce, Cosplay, and Conflict on the Expo Floor, and we thought we would pick his brain about the crazy world of fan boys and girls, expos, trade show and conventions.

LOOK: The Most Awkward Celebrity Kisses...Ever

Posted 07.06.2013 | Weddings

Married celebrities often find themselves in front of tons of photographers at premieres, parties, and on the red carpet. And thanks to bright lights,...

So About Michael Jackson's Surgeries ...

Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment

The enigma of rock 'n' roll comes with its own brand of myths and legends that permeate through culture and become fixtures in certain artists' lore. ...

LOOK: One Teacher's Awesome KISS Costume

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.28.2013 | Teen

UPDATE: May 28 -- Contradicting earlier reports on Reddit that "Dress Like A Rock Star Day" did not take place, Kathy Anthony, a community relations ...

The Oddest Celebrity Endorsements Of Obama And Romney

The Huffington Post | Mike Barry | Posted 09.24.2012 | Celebrity

Celebrity endorsements are usually highly coveted by presidential candidates. While some of the more well-known celebs tend to lean towards the Democr...

'Gene Simmons Family Jewels' Gets The Boot

Posted 08.16.2012 | TV

Sorry, Kiss fans. Gene Simmons is moving on! A&E announced it would be pulling "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" off its schedule after 7 seasons on the...

A Contrast in Kindness

Anne Goddard | Posted 10.03.2012 | Impact
Anne Goddard

The painted rock 'n' roll character is not the Gene Simmons we know at ChildFund. Our Gene Simmons is the generous and decidedly low-key sponsor who for years has served as a lifeline to more than two dozen children in Zambia.

LOOK: Fire, Blood And A Metal Show

Posted 07.30.2012 | Miami

Rock legends KISS and Mötley Crüe hit the stage Friday night at West Palm Beach's Cruzan Amphitheatre in an amalgamation of smoke, blood, and -- of ...

Why Can't I Have Sex with Mick Jagger?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 09.14.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Mick Jagger has reportedly slept with 4,000 women. Gene Simmons claims he has bedded 4,800 women. I don't want to hurt their feelings, but I'd rather have sex with Pinocchio.

Can Gene Simmons Stay Faithful To His Wife On Tour?

Posted 07.10.2012 | TV

On "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (Mon. 9 p.m. ET on A&E) rocker Gene was gearing up for a KISS tour, and that made his wife Shannon nervous. Despite...

Will A Trip To Africa Take Shannon's Mind Off Adoption?

Posted 06.26.2012 | TV

On the latest episode of "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (Mon. 9 p.m. ET on A&E) Gene Simmons thought a trip to Africa would take wife Shannon's mind off...

'Gene Simmons Family Jewels': Nick Sabotages Adoption Process

Posted 08.11.2012 | TV

More challenges arose in Shannon's ongoing attempt to adopt a child on the latest "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (Mon. 9 p.m. ET on A&E). Each of the fa...

'Gene Simmons Family Jewels': Is Adoption In The Future?

Posted 06.05.2012 | TV

In the season premiere of "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on A&E), Shannon Tweed was alone in her desire to see her and Gene adopt. ...

Gene Simmons: I Didn't Endorse Romney

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons insists he wasn't endorsing Mitt Romney when he made supportive comments about him on Tuesday. Asked on Fox News who his...

Gene Simmons Endorses GOP Candidate, Regrets 2008 Obama Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 04.03.2012 | Politics

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons endorsed Republican presidential primary candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday in an interview with Fox News, expressing regret ...

Nicole Kidman: The Moment I Knew I Made It

Posted 04.02.2012 | Entertainment

At this weekend's Academy of Country Music Awards, HuffPost Entertainment and our friends at Entertainment Tonight had one question for the litany of ...

Would You Buy A Drink From This Man?

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 03.27.2012 | Small Business

Kiss frontman Gene Simmons has entertained rowdy crowds around the world. Now, he wants to do it again. The legendary rocker and reality TV star has p...

Gene Simmons: We're Tired Of Dancers & Karaoke Tapes

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 03.22.2012 | Black Voices

We're sick and tired of girls getting up there with dancers and karaoke tapes in back of them. The guys you see [here] on stage are playing their inst...