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  • 'American Idol' recap: Los Angeles, land of loonies?

     
    It’s probably safe to say that Thursday night’s “American Idol,” in which the show’s audition wagon rolled into Los Angeles, did little to burnish this city’s reputation, as far as talent and sanity are concerned. On t...
  • Review: For John Mellencamp, oh, yeah, life goes on

     
    More than almost any of his stylistic forebears, or contemporaries, John Mellencamp has faced aging not with the sage understanding of a Bob Dylan or a sad searching of a Bruce Springsteen, but with the same defiance that has always......
  • Unsung heroes: Ex-tribute artist Charles Bradley finds his own voice

     
    A soul howler who’d been working construction and doing a James Brown tribute act began collaborating with Thomas Brenneck’s Menahan Street Band. Now comes a gig at the Echo. Once a touring member of Sharon Jones’ backing band the Dap-...
  • This weekend's music picks: The Budos Band, Vanaprasta, Eastern Conference Champions

     
    Friday: The Budos Band at the El Rey Staten Island’s Budos Band aren’t in the music game to mess around. They’ve got no clever album titles, no social media strategy, no synthesizers and no reverb pedals. The Budos Band are here to do one...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Dan Patrick reunites with Keith Olbermann on NBC

     
    Several easy newspaper column topics have come and gone during my vacation; here's another: Dan Patrick is reuniting with Keith Olbermann on NBC's Sunday night football program this fall, another step in the network's strategy of hiring everyone in...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': lots of props, plenty of awesome dancing

     
    John-John Williams IV is in Chicago at a hotel that does not have Fox (to our disbelief). So I'm filling in and recapping a well-danced So You Think You Can Dance. There's new partnering tonight (again). Each pair will dance......
  • Dems convene, night 1 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
  • Roger Goodell's knowledge of gang signals is limited

     
    Click below for highlights Showtime sent from its first episode of "Inside the NFL," which premieres tonight.......
  • Doomsday lineup

     
    That's a little dramatic, true, but I had to sensationalize this final Saturday at Shea. Plus, look at this lineup. Crazy, right? Just crazy enough to work. Got any better ideas? Reyes ........ SS Beltran ....... CF Delgado ..... 1B......
  • Warren Sapp still is not a fan of Keyshawn Johnson

     
    Warren Sapp's shots at Keyshawn Johnson are starting to get old, but he threw another log onto the fire on the "Inside the NFL" that debuts Wednesday night, calling Key something that rhymes with witch. Sigh. Click below for the......