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Chris Stapleton, Blondie, Mac DeMarco and more music reviews
This week Blondie returns with a new album, country breakout star Chris Stapleton drops a new set, indie-rock performer Mac DeMarco continues his career, nineties outfit the Afghan Whigs release their second offering since their comeback, shoegaze legends Slowdive release their first album in 22
From One Direction, Justin Bieber, Kurt Cobain and More Album Reviews
This week we have a double dose of pop with new releases from One Direction and Justin Bieber , Kurt Cobain ’s solo demos get a proper release, A Tribe Called Quest reissues its debut record in honor of its 25th anniversary, Jeff Lynne reboots ELO while Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford release a
Buzz: Who has tennis' biggest army?
MELBOURNE, Australia -- It doesn't take a genius to figure out why Eugenie Bouchard captivates fans -- particularly those of a certain age and Y chromosome. She has silky smooth groundstrokes, sleek footwork and a sheepish charm -- not to mention a movie-star presentation, if you will. She is a
'Cruel Intentions' Director Reveals He Had to Get Reese Witherspoon 'Drunk' to Do Movie
Looking back at "Cruel Intentions," it’s hard to imagine anyone other than Reese Witherspoon playing the female lead Annette. But as most big movies go, another big-time actress was originally up for the role: Katie Holmes . The movie's director, Roger Kumble, spoke to Cosmopolitan earlier this
'Dancing With the Stars': Drew Carey Voted Off on Party Anthem Week
It was a party hit theme on “Dancing With the Stars” tonight but the party’s over for TV game show host Drew Carey, who was voted off the show. “I got farther than I thought I would, to tell you the truth,” Carey said, thanking...
'The Voice' Recap: Live Rounds with Team Cee Lo, Team Christina
Tuesday night on “The Voice,” Cee Lo Green and Christina Aguilera’s artists made their live-round debut. Fans were asked to vote for their favorites after the show ended. Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, whose artists performed on Monday night, joined Cee Lo and Christina in...
Apple Unveils the iPad Mini
With rumors circulating for months and techies across the world waiting with bated breath, Apple finally announced the arrival of its iPad Mini today at the California Theatre in San Jose, Calif. The smaller version of the iPad can be held in one hand, is as thin as a pencil -- 7.2 millimeters
Olympics Opening Ceremony Soundtrack Revealed
Most Olympics opening ceremonies are kept secret–but it apparently wasn’t enough to share visions of a neo-idyllic countryside, now the entire playlist to Danny Boyle’s “Isles of Wonder”ceremony, allegedly leaked, is available for public scrutiny. If you thought sheep in east London’s Olympic ...
Dan Wheldon Started Racing Go-Karts When He Was 4
Race car driver Dan Wheldon was known for his high octane skill on the track that allowed him to twice win the Indy500 , but was less well known for being a devoted family man and a budding philanthropist. Wheldon, who died in a fiery crash in Las Vegas Sunday, began racing go-karts in his native
Michele Bachmann at Odds With First Lady
She's the leader of the Tea Party caucus in the House of Representatives congresswoman Michelle Bachmann. Thanks for joining us this morning so congressman you've been several times you're heading to South Carolina this weekend another early contest you're New Hampshire. Next month by William made