| Apr 12, 2009
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| Feb 26, 2008
Justin Timberlake will induct Madonna into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
The "Sexyback" singer has been working with the Material Mom on her upcoming album, expected to be released this year.
Madonna will be among those honored March 10 at the...
| Apr 1, 2008
PADDY CASEY, the second-bestselling rock act in Ireland, looks a little disappointed as he scans the sparse audience that turned up during rush hour Friday for his debut here at the Virgin Records Megastore.
"You make more money busking," the singer-...
| Apr 19, 2009
The Song Is You
Random House: 250 pp., $25
The circle of young expatriates that Arthur Phillips assembled in Budapest in his debut novel, "Prague," (you had to be there) are no doubt thickening at the waist now and may only...
| May 24, 2009
Will You Take Me as I Am
Joni Mitchell's Blue Period
Free Press: 240 pp., $24.99
When Joni Mitchell thinks about confession, two things come to mind: witch hunts and Catholic priests. To be held up as the exemplar of confessional...
| Aug 29, 2008
If Cecil B. DeMille had directed the Democrats' Denver festivities, the trailers would have touted "a cast of thousands." Even if the possibility of a strike hadn't shut down film production across Los Angeles, Hollywood would be empty this week because...
| May 18, 2008
The Chelsea Hotel had a beleaguered look. A tenant had draped several banners across the legendary establishment's red brick facade: "Stanley Bard is my hero," one banner proclaimed.
The signs referred to the hotel's part-owner and longtime manager who...
| Jul 6, 2008
THIS SEASON'S sartorial tale of two cities may have started with slump-chested pessimism in Milan, where the answer to the sorry state of the world was to throw in the towel, stay home from the office and protest in your pj's. But it ended in Paris last...
| Dec 13, 2007
The Material Girl is about to become a Hall of Famer. The ever-evolving Madonna was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee on Thursday along with John Mellencamp, The Ventures, Leonard Cohen and The Dave Clark Five.
A panel of 600 industry...
| Nov 7, 2009
The way we listen to music has changed dramatically in the last 15 years -- earbuds instead of headphones, digital tracks instead of cuts on vinyl. But the basic design of an audio speaker, says Eric Sunda of Orange County Speaker, is the same as it was a...