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May, 1969: My Parents Accost The Who's Pete Townshend in the Lobby of the Fillmore East

Binky Philips | Posted 07.02.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Not sure if I believed my ears, I wheeled around... Oh, my God, was this really happening?! Right out of a dream, Pete Townshend, guitarist of The Who, dressed in a pale sky-blue suit, was, indeed, standing in the Fillmore East's lobby... talking... to... my... parents!

Talking With Capital Cities' Sebu Simonian, a Chat with Michael Maguire, The Who's Tommy Revisited, and the Teacarina

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Aren't we all the sum of our experiences, whether good or bad? In my case, I am fortunate to have had a plethora of life experiences that combine to help me deal with the multitude of issues a family lawyer has to address."

The Beatles on Sullivan: You Say You Want a Revolution?

Michael Winship | Posted 04.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Winship

The Beatles' first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show was less than three months after the Kennedy assassination, bringing across the Atlantic a whiff of much needed fresh air, a reacquaintance with joy we all had been craving since November 22, 1963.

Who Cares: Chatting With Roger Daltrey, It's Casual's Eddie Solis and INVSN's Dennis Lyxzen, Control Visits Chic-A-Go-Go, Plus a Stangeheart Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We just went into the studio with the ambition to put out as good a music as we could do and we didn't really worry about whether it was going to be successful. We put it out there and it catches the public's imagination."

Long Live Rock! A Beatle, a Stone and an Animal Salute The Who's Pete Townshend (VIDEO)

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

To know Pete Townshend a little is to love him. And to know Pete Townshend a lot (as guitarist, singer, rocker, lyricist, poet, author, producer, philanthropist and, objectively-speaking, visionary) is to love him even more.

In Memoriam Ken Russell: A Supergenius of Cinema Has Departed

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

The world has just lost an undisputed Master of Cinema, English director Ken Russell. Truly, it's hard to believe that one man was responsible for so many outrageous and outstanding motion-picture experiences.

Sleepwalker Acquitted Of Sex Assault

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | Weird News

MONS, Belgium -- A Belgian court says it believes a man accused of sexually fondling a 9-year-old girl is not guilty because he did it in his sleep. ...

Pete Townshend Meets My Mom and Dad at the Fillmore East

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

As The Who show progressed, with no security staff whatsoever, the wings of the stage started getting jammed. But, I was still the only one onstage.

FarmVille Wizard

Robert Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

MRS. WALKER: I'm worried about Tommy. FRANK: What's wrong with him? MRS. WALKER: He's been so withdrawn lately. He just sits in his room playing with his computer all day.

Pete Townshend's Guitar... Part Two

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

After I caught Pete Townshend's guitar -- hurled from the stage -- I turned to see dozens of kids charging down the aisle, absolutely intent on taking the guitar away from me...a true mob!

I Caught Pete Townshend's Guitar

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

It was April 1970 and I had camped out for two nights to get tickets for The Who's Final Performance of "Tommy" at the absurdly ostentatious and downright silly venue, The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center.

From Gods And Monsters and Quiet Riot to Tina Turner and Citizens Of The World: A Conversation With Spencer Proffer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spencer Proffer is considered a leader in entertainment, pioneering media integrations before it was fashionable to do so.

Woodstock Nation: Where Were You (Or Your Parents) During the Summer of "69?

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Val Brown

All the older Reynolds kids, including Randy -- the coolest girl I knew -- went to Woodstock. I felt left out even though I wasn't quite sure what Woodstock was. I knew I was missing something monumental.

Ivory Coast Misses Principals, But Jails 2 Over Toxic Waste

AP | BENOIT HILI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast — An Ivory Coast court has ordered two men jailed for their roles in a toxic waste dumping scandal that the government clai...

Beyond Thunderdome: Tina Turner's Greatest vs. Nikka Costa's Latest

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Competing for the title "Best Female Pop-R&B Artist Deserving Your Limited CD Dollars" come two fierce competitors, both with new projects worthy of your consideration.