| Apr 10, 2012
| 12:26 PM
Fiona Apple played a short series of promotional shows earlier this year to support her upcoming album. Now, she's launching a full tour for "The Idler Wheel is Wiser" that includes stops in Baltimore and Washington D.C.
Apple's mini-tour, her first...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Monday night’s episode of “The Voice” seemed to be make-or-break for many of the contestants, and with the semi-finals upon us, and just three episodes to go, the clear winners are finally breaking free from the pack. The rest? Well...
| May 17, 2012
| 12:30 PM
The three minute trailer for the upcoming NBC drama “Chicago Fire” features firefighters battling flames in a collapsing building, a firefighter receiving a “Pulp Fiction”-like needle through the chest, and two people sucking...
| May 24, 2012
| 7:26 AM
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| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| Aug 29, 2012
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It’s not the prettiest space in the city, and some of the rock acts can creep toward the “generic” label. Still, DD has been home to early shows from acts such as Kid Rock and The Killers;...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 11:48 AM
In an industry filled with struggling actors, Brian Dietzen is one of the lucky ones. In 2004, he went to what was supposed to be an audition for a one-shot guest appearance on "NCIS." Now, nearly eight years later, he's logged more than 100 episodes in...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 12:41 AM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Pop rocker Pink scored her first Billboard No. 1 album on Wednesday, while South Korean singer Psy, who has taken the Internet by storm with his horsey dance moves, landed at No. 1 on the Digital Songs chart with his hit "Gangnam...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Mylo Xyloto is Coldplay's fifth and most recent album, produced by Brian Eno. Coldplay has described this new direction in its music as "industrial rock." When asked about the themes of the lyrics, the lead singer Chris Martin stated, "It's about love,...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 4:33 AM
Ke$ha attended a private dinner at Sunda in August. (Photo courtesy of Sunda) August was the biggest month for celeb sightings in Chicago all year, which was to be expected. Lollapalooza is like our Super Bowl. The city gets swarmed by stars who are...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
There are three concerts I regret missing: The Killers at Lollapalooza in August 2009, The Sounds at The Vic in November 2009 and 30 Seconds to Mars at the Aragon Ballroom in April 2010 (I interviewed Jared Leto at the venue but was too exhausted to...