| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Talk about seismic changes in a band. When Gwar founder/lead singer Odorous Urungus (David Brockie) died of a heroin overdose in March, fans questioned whether the heavily costumed, theatrical metal group could continue.
The question was answered...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week:
Talk about seismic changes in a band. When Gwar lead founder/singer Odorous Urungus (David Brockie) died of a heroin overdose in March, there was question about whether the heavily costumed,...
| Oct 3, 2014
"A Brief History of Seven Killings," the third novel by Kingston-born author Marlon James, opens in Jamaica on Dec. 2, 1976. One of the first characters we meet is Alex Pierce, a journalist for Rolling Stone who's on assignment in the island country and...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I COULDN'T sacrifice my heart for a publicity stunt," says Kim Kardashian.
She said it and she didn't turn into a pillar of salt, so it must be true.
I'M SURE some of you heard about the "argument" that Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell reportedly...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 5:06 PM
While everyone else thinks of Sunday's Denver-Seattle game as a Super Bowl rematch, Seahawks safety Earl Thomas considers it more of a personal reboot after last week's 30-21 loss at San Diego.
"I think I definitely got my championship spirit back after...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
LONDON -- The British establishment is breathing a collective sigh of relief as Scotland has voted by a margin of 10% to stay in the United Kingdom.
Prime Minister David Cameron (pictured) welcomed the result as around 85% of Scots -- the biggest turnout...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after Thursday's referendum on independence, the BBC reported.
The votes to stay in the U.K. totaled 1,914,187, while 1,539,920 Scots voted for independence, with one of Scotland's 32 local authority...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Back in June, when I interviewed sax man Dave Koz in advance of the Hampton Jazz Festival, he mentioned that he had done some recording with Trombone Shorty. When I acknowledged that I was unfamiliar with Mr. Shorty's work, Koz was aghast.
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:30 PM
While in Deauville to receive an homage and present his James Brown biopic "Get on Up," Hollywood producer Brian Grazer shared thoughts and wise advice on moviemaking with French producers during a discussion hosted by the PGA, the French Producers...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 8:51 AM
In a world full of cynics and people who refuse to believe that someone can do something for the good of the team, let me introduce Brian Gadsby, a senior at Crescenta Valley High who has developed into one of the top pitching prospects in Southern...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Wounds to Bind
Jerry Burgan with Alan Rifkin
Rowman & Littlefield; 209 pages
I still remember the first time I heard We Five's 1965 hit "You Were On My Mind." It came on my bedroom radio when I was 8 or 9, and I quickly began taping it, mistaking...