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  • Robert Wagner on Hollywood style, movies and 'Titanic'

    "Moral conduct is imperative; it causes the least problem and leaves fewer regrets," said Jacques Barzun. I think he was quoting the Stoics. SOME OF us had a really high old time at the Y on Lexington at 92 Street this past week. We gathered to hear...
  • HBO Developing Electronic Music Comedy with Calvin Harris, Jay-Z

    The DJ that has brought dance music fans songs including "Feel So Close" and "We Found Love" is making a move towards the small screen. Variety has confirmed that HBO is developing a halfhour comedy with Calvin Harris that takes place in the world of...
  • Grammy Viewership Up Slightly, 2nd Largest Since 1993

    The Grammy Awards telecast remains second only to the Academy Awards in terms of popularity, with Sunday's show on CBS drawing a big 28.5 million viewers -- up slightly from last year and the second largest audience in the last 21 years. Since 1993, only...
  • In praise of the Magna Carta

    You can believe it or not, but I sat down at a beautiful scenic pool overlooking the gorgeous Connecticut River over the Fourth of July and had with me a welter of newspapers and tabloid magazines plus a copy of a little priceless book titled "1215: The...
  • Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations

    Pharrell Williams of Virginia Beach has seven Grammy nominations
    The year 2013 has been a big one for Virginia Beach's Pharrell Williams and it's looking like the good news will spill over into 2014. The producer and songwriter has been nominated for a long list of major Grammy awards, including Record of the Year,...
  • Does 'slime' pay (and will it rule) in NYC politics?

    "SLIME Pays!" ran the headline in The New York Daily News this week while the New York Post wrote "Weiner, Spitzer Both Leading in New Poll." What's really going on in the minds of New York Democrats who are going to be electing a new mayor and...
  • Film Review: 'Made in America'

    And now for something completely different: Ron Howard follows the revved-up Formula One action spectacle of "Rush" by taking the wheel of "Made in America," an ambitiously multifaceted documentary about the eponymous 2012 Philadelphia music festival...
  • Grammy Awards: Mumford & Sons takes best album, Gotye best record; Fun. wins big

    Grammy Awards: Mumford & Sons takes best album, Gotye best record; Fun. wins big
    Resilient youth was served at the 55th annual Grammy Awards Sunday, with relative newcomers such as Mumford & Sons, fun. and Gotye sweeping the major awards. The Black Keys also enjoyed a banner night. The Nashville-via-Ohio rock duo won three Grammys,...
  • Jay-Z premieres 'Holy Grail' video on Facebook

    Jay-Z’s video for the “Holy Grail” track from his “Magna Carta Holy Grail” album has now made it to YouTube following its 24-hour exclusive premiere on Facebook, a move that’s heightened Facebook’s profile as a...
  • Jay-Z's $20K purchase raises local artist's profile

    Jay-Z's $20K purchase raises local artist's profile
    Hebru Brantley's trip to Miami Beach for the high-profile Art Basel art show was winding down when the Chicago-based street artist and De La Salle Institute alum was told there was one more potential customer who wanted to meet him right before his flight...
  • Boycott Jay-Z and Beyonce

    Boycott Jay-Z and Beyonce
    I advocate for a boycott of rapper and record producer Jay-Z and his wife, Beyonce, for their irresponsible impact on modern culture. Jay-Z's music is violent, racist and reinforces an attitude of aggression and victimization to the black community....