| Apr 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Erykah Badu did a brave thing/made a shrewd marketing decision when she stripped down to her pixillated altogether for her new "Window Seat" video. However, as the artiste would certainly freely admit, her self-exposure is hardly unprecedented. Badu...
| Jul 11, 2010
Carlos Monsiváis wasn't a "pundit," although he spoke and wrote with biting irony and insight about politics. He wasn't a "talking head" either, although he regularly appeared on TV shows in his native Mexico to offer erudite yet unstuffy thoughts about...
| Jul 4, 2010
You Never Give Me Your Money
The Beatles After the Breakup
HarperStudio: 390 pp., $24.99
When exactly did the Beatles break up? For many years, conventional wisdom has offered two options: September 1969, when, on the way to his solo set...
| Jul 28, 2010
Ben Keith, a veteran steel guitarist who played on Patsy Cline's 1961 hit "I Fall to Pieces" before befriending Neil Young and going on to play on more than a dozen of the Canadian rocker's albums, has died. He was 73.
| May 2, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Greek Theatre, which has hosted the likes of Steve Miller, Sheryl Crow and Ringo Starr, has canceled precious few shows in its storied past. So last year, when it crossed off nine engagements, it was nothing short of a catastrophe.
"In a normal...
| Jun 19, 2011
Saxophonist Clarence Clemons, an indispensable part of Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band both for his full-throttle tenor sax work and his larger-than-life onstage persona as "the Big Man," died Saturday. He was 69.
Clemons, who put his stamp on such...
| Oct 5, 2011
"George Harrison: Living in the Material World," which premieres Wednesday and Thursday on HBO, is a long, lovely meditation on the Beatle sometimes called the Quiet One and the quiet one sometimes called a Beatle. Directed by Martin Scorsese at the...
| Dec 23, 2007
If all you want for Christmas is a home once owned by a celebrity, you're in luck. There are several on the market.
One belongs to hip-hop star Kanye West.
While planning their wedding, the rapper and his bride-to-be, fashion designer Alexis Phifer,...
| Jan 14, 2010
| 9:32 PM
Sales of The Beatles: Rock Band game during the holidays turned out to be less than fab. The costly music game sold 357,000 units in the U.S. in December, bringing its total since launching Sept. 9 of last year to......
| Nov 3, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Yoko Ono and Sean and Julian Lennon have authorized a 40th anniversary digital single of the John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band track âGive Peace a Chanceâ to generate funds for the U.N. Peacebuilding Fund. Itâs available for download for $1.29 starting.....