| Jan 31, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Super Bowl, what?
You'd rather watch puppies approximate the same moves as Peyton Manning and call it a day. That's not to say that you won't be tuning into the big game. Just that the time has come to excuse yourself from anything that's not undeniably...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Rock guitar hero Jeff Beck remembers falling in love for the first time.
"I'd only ever seen Spanish-style or jazz guitars, and then I saw a Stratocaster," said Beck, 69, of his schoolboy crush. "I was fascinated by the shape, the double cutaways; it...
| Mar 9, 2014
Inside Llewyn Davis
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Available on VOD beginning Tuesday
Joel and Ethan Coen use the pre-Bob Dylan Greenwich Village folk scene as a jumping-off point for a black comedy about obsolescence, but unlike earlier, similar...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:48 PM
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On Oct. 16, 1992, many of rock music’s biggest names gathered at Madison Square Garden in New York for a 30th anniversary concert salute to the greatest songwriter of the rock era, Bob Dylan....
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:06 PM
The man who turned the National Anthem inside out with his performance of “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Woodstock will become the latest musician to be honored by the U.S. Postal Service. A Jimi Hendrix Forever stamp will be introduced March...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Bruce Dern, shirt untucked, white hair mussed ("I have always been a fan of attractive disarray," he says, chuckling), is between bites of his grilled cheese sandwich, holding court inside Paramount Pictures' executive dining room. Everyone knows him...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:01 AM
If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right?
Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Got discerning taste? Interested in digging in the digital crates for the best music available in the cloud? Then you've no doubt been targeted by Beats Music in the past few months.
The much-hyped streaming service is the latest entry in an...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 1:00 PM
The blue glow of a smartphone lights "Cradle Your Device," the first song on singer Tom Brosseau's new album, "Grass Punks." A compact, personal protest featuring acoustic guitar, accompaniment by producer and Nickel Creek co-founder Sean Watkins and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The Kinks’ Ray Davies and Donovan lead the latest group of inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame in New York, where they will be welcomed in on June 12 along with fellow writers Graham Gouldman, Mark James and Jim Weatherly.
Davies and Donovan...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:37 PM
Did Peyton Manning have something to do with that "Seinfeld" commercial?
In the middle of a game in which the vaunted quarterback couldn't seem to make anything happen, the much-speculated upon "secret" "Seinfeld" Super Bowl project revealed itself to be...