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Stargayzing Interviews James Gavin About His New Book, Is That All There Is? The Strange Life of Peggy Lee

David Munk | Posted 11.18.2014 | Entertainment
David Munk

On November 11, Simon and Schuster imprint Atria Books published Is That All There Is? The Strange Life of Peggy Lee, James Gavin's comprehensive and immensely readable biography of Peggy Lee, one of the greatest female vocalists of all time.

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Peggy Lee, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele, and more.

The McCutcheon Ruling: Is That All There Is, My Friends?

Dan Glickman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics
Dan Glickman

I haven't seen one person ask the most important question: What does this mean for the American people and the government that is supposed to work for them? The discussion centers totally around the "game" of politics, and who wins and loses among the players. No one asks, "How do the people fare?"

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Bob Dylan, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Kevin Shields, Cee Lo Green, Mary Wells, and more.

Dog Ears Music: Bankrupt on Selling Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.23.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Modest Mouse, The Velvet Underground, Fitz and the Tantrums, Sleater-Kinney, Honeycut and more.

'Tis the Season: Chatting With Scotty McCreery, Rita Coolidge and Tom Keifer, Plus Slam Dunk's "Fantasy" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I enjoy getting out in front of the crowds every single night, I enjoy seeing their faces light up and having a good time out there and seeing the smiles on their faces. That's what gives me a thrill now, just getting up there for the live action and just performing."

Boardners Celebrates 70 Years As Hollywood Boulevard's Classic Bar

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

In the shadows of Norma Desmond-era Hollywood, just 49 steps south of James Caan's star on the Walk of Fame, is a vestige of Tinseltown's long-vanished Golden Era bar scene.

Dog Ears Music: Things My Accountant Says Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.13.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Fats Waller, Champion Jack Dupree, Supergrass, Harper Simon, Count Basie and more.

Is That All There Is? A Fond Farewell to Jerry Leiber

Martin Lewis | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Martin Lewis

Jerry Leiber was not only a superb songwriter and producer but also an extremely funny, droll wit of the highest order. I had the honor to know him a little and his humor and his generosity of spirit were exemplary and uplifting.

Review: My Morning Jacket "Unstaged," Plus Chatting with Erykah Badu and James Tormé

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.

Sing It Loud: Chatting with k.d. lang, JD Souther and Bobby Long, Plus a Beginners Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.

Goldman Sachs: Too Big For Jail?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Just because the SEC filed a lawsuit, it doesn't mean they will win. Goldman Sachs could easily prevail. Before we start breaking out the champagne, let's look at what is actually going on.

The Times Does It Again!

Ruth Hochberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ruth Hochberger

As we observe the shifting of the journalistic landscape, a vote of gratitude and respect is due The New York Times, which has brought down two New York governors inside of two years.

Hilary Kole Deserves to Be Your Valentine

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Everyone should want to listen to and look at Hilary Kole in an understated black cocktail dress and high-heeled gold-strap shoes and tresses flowing past her shoulders.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Honoring the late great Les Paul

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by Devendra Banhart, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Jill Scott, Janis Joplin, Weezer and, of course, Les Paul.

Summer Reading on a Sunny (Doris) Day: David Kaufman's The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door Part I

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

There are certain actors we encounter as children having grown up on classic film who have a profound impact on us, and no one knows this better than David Kaufman, author of Doris Day: The Untold Story of the Girl Next Door.

Watch Out What You Pray For

Adam Neiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adam Neiman

The Christian right prayed for the end of the world. Sure enough, they got the end of their world. They prayed for a savior -- and got one in spades.

The (Lounge) Lizard King: Happy Birthday, Buddy Greco

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Buddy Greco's been counted out more times than a punch-drunk boxer, and he bounces back every time. And even in 2008, he's still one of the best jazz pianists around, and a hell of a singer, too.