| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:23 PM
How to ignite a firestorm online and across social media: Put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the August cover of Rolling Stone Magazine.
The hashtag #BoycottRollingStone has been trending on Twitter.
@BostonBachelor wrote: Hey...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"WHAT KILLS A skunk is the publicity it gives itself," said Abraham Lincoln.
Well, no one has done more to praise the usually excellent reporting of Rolling Stone magazine than yours truly. But I have to bow out over their latest. The sheer excess and...
| Jul 25, 2013
Whether you post on a Facebook profile with 20 followers or are in charge of a big brand with 20,000, everyone should have a social media crisis plan. The recent outcry over Rolling Stone's decision to put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
The Dave Matthews Band will play two shows at the Cruzan Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach on its just-announced summer tour.
The performances on July 19-20 make South Florida one of just a handful of markets hosting multinight tour stops. The only...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 5:31 PM
The structure is simple, the guitar riffs basic, the lyrics at best inane, but the Troggs' "Wild Thing" remains a garage-rock classic more than 45 years after its 1966 release made the British group and lead singer Reg Presley international stars....
| Dec 3, 2012
Mickey Baker, an exceptional 1950s session guitarist who played on hundreds of recordings, helping to transform rhythm and blues into rock 'n' roll, died Tuesday at his home near Toulouse, France, according to French media reports. He was 87.
A cause of...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The Soul Giants were a struggling R&B cover band in Pomona in the mid-1960s when lead singer Ray Collins fired the group's guitarist and invited a musical collaborator from Rancho Cucamonga to take his place. His name was Frank Zappa.
The band soon...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Top-seeded Serena Williams, who will begin pursuit of her 17th Grand Slam title on Tuesday when she faces Mandy Minella of Luxembourg on Wimbledon’s famed Center Court, on Sunday apologized for comments about a teenage rape victim in Steubenville,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Tom Morello joined veteran activist super-group Crosby, Stills & Nash in Los Angeles on Wednesday for a fundraiser to defeat Proposition 32. The November ballot measure would make major changes to California's campaign finance system, including banning...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Rolling Stone has drawn up a list of the “50 Funniest People Now.” Jay Leno didn't make the cut. But Joan Rivers was No. 49, Jimmy Fallon was No. 47, Melissa McCarthy was No. 45, and Mindy Kaling was No. 41. David Letterman ranked No. 35,...