| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:33 AM
We're in Charlotte, and if you weren't a country music fan before tonight, chances are you just might be buying your first country CD in the morning.
Recapping tonight's show was a bit challenging. We may have heard all of 10 auditions that really had...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 5:42 PM
The literary event series Live Talks Los Angles announced its spring 2013 series Wednesday. The series, founded in 2010, takes place at a number of venues around the city.
Speakers this spring include Neil Gaiman, who comes to L.A. -- well, technically,...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 3:57 PM
After musician and mullet-offender Billy Ray Cyrus, known these days as Disney offspring Miley Cyrus' dad, filed for a divorce from his wife in late 2010 that went nowhere, he did what any sensible celebrity would do and quickly outlined his family...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Unlike seasoned musicians, NFL players don't have much experiencing working a stage — they tend to get a standing ovation just for walking into a room (or a stadium).
So the Tuesday night Gridiron Singoff at Rams Head Live, featuring several...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
I don't own a lot of "original motion picture" soundtracks. To be honest most movie soundtracks just aren't worth owning in my book. But there are a handful I own because either a) they break the trend and actually have more good music than bad or b)...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 10:11 AM
Last year when CNN was talking about hiring Eliot Spitzer and Piers Morgan, I expressed my dismay at the way in which both could harm the credibility that the channel had steadfastly built through its journalism.
Spitzer did prove to be an...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 7:48 PM
If nothing else, Monday night's dueling prime-time addresses to the nation by President Barack Obama and Speaker of the House John Boehner hopefully woke more Americans up to the fact that we are at an epic moment in the nation's history.
| Aug 17, 2012
| 2:12 PM
Whatever its literary merits, “Fifty Shades of Grey” can take credit for a few things. The phenomenal best-seller has brought kinky erotica out from under the covers and into the mainstream. It has provided comedians and parodists with ripe...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:41 PM
What’s black and orange and green and gold and worn all over?
San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics gear, of course.
With playoff mania hitting Northern California, you can get all of the wacky merchandise you want…if you’re a...
| Feb 15, 2011
"I'd take [doing the show] back in a second," Cyrus says. "For my family to be here and just be everybody OK, safe and sound and happy and normal, would have been fantastic."...
| Feb 16, 2011
After the coffee. Before I analyze my bizarre dreams. The Skinny: Apple wants a big cut from content providers, and that's not playing well with media companies. Was Chris Nolan snubbed by Oscar voters? There's an app for that. Apple......