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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...
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...
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
The Who's Bass Player Dies
The Who's bass player, John Entwistle, died in his hotel room Thursday, just as the band was about to kick off a North American tour. He was 57. The Las Vegas Metro Police say that they responded to a call from the Hard Rock at about noon. While an official cause of death will not be announced
Sound Bites: The Flaming Lips, The Who, R.E.M.
Flaming Lips Bring Christmas to Mars Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne is taking his loopy aesthetic to the world of cinema, according to band Web site flaminglips.com. "This is intended to be a full independent feature," the site says of the film, whose subject will be the first Christmas on Mars.