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'Lost Boys' celebrates 30th anniversary
Monday marks the 30th anniversary of "The Lost Boys," the stylish 1987 horror comedy film that some say reinvigorated the vampire genre for a new generation. "The Lost Boys" made vampire films young and sexy, and predicted books and films like the "Twilight" series, and TV's "Buffy the Vampire
Simon Cowell organizes charity single for London fire victims
To raise funds for the relief effort following the deadly fire last week that destroyed Grenfell Tower in West London, Simon Cowell has gathered together more than 50 artists, including The Who 's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend , and Queen 's Brian May, to record a version of Simon and
Obama's Health Care Walk Back
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IF YOU LIKE IT, YOU (MAY NOT BE ABLE TO) KEEP IT: Amid a firestorm of criticism, President Obama today walked back his oft-repeated, unambiguous promise that “if you like your health plan, you can keep it,” ABC’s MARY BRUCE...
Weeping for Winston: Boehner Tears Up While Honoring Churchill
House Speaker John Boehner, known for showing his emotions, teared up during a congressional ceremony Wednesday honoring British prime minister — and hero to many — Winston Churchill. Lawmakers of both parties spoke at a ceremony Wednesday morning to dedicate a bust of Churchill in...
High Pressure Front: GOP-White House Relations Cool As DC Warms (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: HEADING TOWARDS THE CLIFF: With 28 days to go until America zooms off the so-called “fiscal cliff,” ABC’s Jake Tapper reported for “World News” that both sides are digging in, with Democrats adamant that taxes rise...
Alice Cooper's Playlist: Rock Star Shares Top 5 Musical Influences
Shock rock legend Alice Cooper has made a name for himself for pushing past rebellion and into a playfully dark realm in both music and character. Over the years, Cooper has experimented with multiple musical genres, including hard rock, pop, heavy metal and grunge, producing anthems such as
Ad execs take lessons from celebrities at Cannes
Stars are shining in Cannes, but they are not walking the red carpet. Instead, director Spike Lee, Who front man Roger Daltrey, actor and musician Steven van Zandt and the Barack Obama political campaign manager, David Plouffe took the stage at the 56th Annual International Advertising Festival to
News You Can Use: Want to be a Roadie for "The Who"?
Townshend, Daltrey and You? The band is auctioning on ebay the chance to be their roadie for a day. It's for a good cause -- the money will go to a group called the K9 Connection. Bidding is up to...
Rock This Way! You, Too, Can Be a Music Star at Fantasy Camp
Life was nagging at Hyun-Joo Park. Too many 14-hour days staring at a computer screen. Not enough time getting her 28-year-old ya-yas out. So she did what any sensible Wall Street banker would do. Hopped a flight to Las Vegas. Joined a rock 'n' roll band. And for four days screamed herself hoarse
Who Tour Will Go On Without Entwistle
The show must go on, Pete Townshend proclaimed. "We are going on. First show, Hollywood Bowl. Pray for us, John, wherever you are," Townshend said in a posting on his Web site today, a day after The Who's bassist, John Entwistle, was found dead in a Las Vegas hotel room. The band had planned to