| Dec 13, 2012
| 12:55 PM
First, a caveat: Back in January, this year's Golden Globe for original song went to Madonna's "Masterpiece," a wan electro ballad so forgettable that we here at Pop & Hiss had to YouTube it just to remember what it sounded like. (And now? Forgotten...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:47 AM
If you went to Jon Bon Jovi’s debut show with The Kings of Suburbia July 26 expecting to see the Bon Jovi of the ‘80s, you were probably a little disappointed. But if you showed up at Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:46 PM
The deaths of disco legends Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees and Donna Summer brought out the best of society on social media. Just kidding—Twitter users even managed to rewrite history by declaring that Donna Summer sang “I Will Survive.”...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:38 PM
It’s going to be tough for the Chicago International Film Festival to top this year’s opening night. The 48th annual festival kicked off Thursday with a screening of “Stand Up Guys” at the Harris Theater and appearances on the...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 5:26 AM
We're about half done with the battle rounds on NBC's "The Voice," and coaches have been making some tough decisions in whittling down their teams. But for every few cuts they make, an addition happens with a steal.
Interesting thing to note: After...
| Oct 21, 2012
For the 48th Chicago International Film Festival's opening night Oct. 11, attendees were treated to a star-filled red carpet at the Harris Theater that included Al Pacino, Christopher Walken, Alan Arkin and Jon Bon Jovi. Academy Award-winning producer Tom...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Onstage the ABBA love letter "Mamma Mia!"made the jukebox-musical trick look easy and enjoyable. On screen, less enjoyment, more strain — but people love their ABBA, their Meryl Streep and their Greek islands. And the movie did the trick for those...
| Jul 8, 2012
Heading to Orlando's rock 'n' roll eatery can easily throw a hungry visitor to Universal's CityWalk into theme-cuisine overload.
Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, Bob Marley — A Tribute to Freedom, The Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., NASCAR Sports Grill...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 1:50 PM
With no new Bon Jovi studio album since 2009, fans of the age-defying arena-rock outfit have had to content themselves this year with "Aftermath of the Lowdown," guitarist Richie Sambora's strikingly confessional solo set.
That won't be the case for...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 3:02 PM
As if Las Vegas needed any more flavor. A new soul food eatery is opening in the City of Sin, helmed by rapper and reality-TV personality Flavor Flav.
With a ribbon-cutting scheduled for March 15, the House of Flavor Restaurant will join the unceasing...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:49 AM
David Bryan has a message for Baltimore theatergoers: You won't be able to tell the difference between "Memphis" at the Hippodrome and its Broadway counterpart. The casts and stage have changed, but the 50-year-old playwright and Bon Jovi keyboardist...