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  • David Cassidy reveals private battle with dementia

    02/20/2017 5:41:43 PM PST · by ColdOne · 16 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 2/20/17 | foxnews.com
    The 66-year-old actor, best recognized as heartthrob Keith Partridge on the 1970s series “The Partridge Family,” has admitted to PEOPLE Magazine he is faced with the neurological disease. “I was in denial, but a part of me always knew this was coming,” said Cassidy to the celebrity news publication about his diagnosis. “I want to focus on what I am, who I am and how I’ve been without any distractions,” he also said on his decision to stop touring. “I want to love. I want to enjoy life.”
  • Director Judd Apatow: Living with Trump as President Is Like Getting Raped, Murdered

    02/20/2017 10:30:10 AM PST · by drewh · 44 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 20 feb 2017 | Kristine Marsh
    <p>Do rape “jokes” ever count as comedy? Apparently they do when Trump is involved. Liberal Hollywood writer and producer of films like Bridesmaids and Anchorman Judd Apatow actually compared living with Trump as President to getting raped, during a stand up comedy show in Los Angeles Saturday. Apatow, like many in Hollywood, seems to be unusually upset with the election calling him a “madman” and a “sociopath” in an previous unhinged rant.</p>
  • Spike Lee/Mars Blackman Unveils 'Anti-Donald Trump' Nike Sneakers

    02/19/2017 4:44:17 PM PST · by drewh · 34 replies
    Brietbart ^ | feb 18 2017 ast | Jerome Hudson
    Filmmaker Spike Lee posted a photo to Instagram of himself holding up a pair of custom Black History Month Air Jordan 1s, in an apparent show of protest against President Donald Trump. One shoe featured the anti-Trump slogan “RESIST” while the other shoe read “REPEL AGENT ORANGE,” a moniker popularized by rapper Busta Rhymes, who referred to Trump as “President Agent Orange” during a performance at the 59th annual Grammy Awards this month. “RESIST – REPEL AGENT ORANGE. DATS DA PUTIN TRUTH, RUTH. YA-DIG? SHO-NUFF. BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY,” Lee wrote in the caption below the photo. “Shout Out To...
  • The 20 Greatest Saxophonists of All Time

    02/19/2017 3:35:16 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 99 replies
    L.A. Weekly ^ | 2/14 | Gary Fukushima, Andy Hermann
    20. Gerry Mulligan Arguably the greatest baritone sax player in history — or at least the most influential — Mulligan's velvet tones eternally linked his instrument to the West Coast "cool jazz" sounds of the 1950s, especially through his work on Miles Davis' Birth of the Cool sessions and his legendary L.A. "pianoless quartet" with trumpeter Chet Baker. But to reduce Mulligan's impact to cool jazz does his 50-year career a disservice. Mulligan was equally adept swinging alongside one of his heroes, Ben Webster, and later in his career explored modernist variations of big-band jazz on albums such as Age...
  • 'Nobody's a Nazi Here': Heavy Metal Fans Decry Cancellation of Band's Oakland Gig

    02/19/2017 1:56:54 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | Brendan Weber and Marianne Favro
    A Swedish heavy metal band scheduled to rock the Metro Operahouse in Oakland Saturday night didn't even see the stage. That's because police were worried about public safety after reports surfaced that the band, coined Marduk, has ties to white supremacy and anti-Semitism. Those reports materialized into threats directed at the Oakland Metro Operahouse. Out of an abundance of caution to protect employees and the public from any potential harm carried out by protesters decrying the band, the Oakland Police Department advised the Oakland Metro Operahouse to call off the event. The music hall did investigate the band and found...
  • Weekend Box Office: Matt Damon's 'The Great Wall' Crumbles With $21M U.S. Debut

    02/19/2017 1:53:04 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 44 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 2/17/2017 | Pamela McClintock
    'A Cure for Wellness' is also bombing over the long Presidents Day weekend, leaving 'The Lego Batman Movie' and 'Fifty Shades Darker' firmly in charge Acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Zhang Yimou's The Great Wall, starring Matt Damon, bombed in its U.S. debut over the long Presidents Day weekend with an estimated $21 million from 3,325 theaters, including a three-day tally of $18.1 million. That's a poor start considering the movie's $150 million production budget. Revised estimates for the holiday weekend will be released Monday morning, while final numbers won't be ready until Tuesday. In any case, the first Presidents Day weekend...
  • Lisa Marie Presley’s twins in state custody amid split from ex

    02/19/2017 12:11:56 PM PST · by iowamark · 21 replies
    NY Post ^ | February 18, 2017 | Laura Italiano
    Elvis Presley’s only daughter is fresh out of rehab and millions in debt — and her 8-year-old twin daughters are in foster care, new court papers reveal... The husband, Michael Lockwood, has hundreds of inappropriate photographs of children on his computer, she charges in the papers, filed this month in California Superior Court in Los Angeles... Lockwood, who has not been charged with any crime, is Presley’s fourth spouse; the pair separated in June after 10 years of marriage. Her previous husbands were Danny Keough, Michael Jackson and Nicolas Cage. Presley revealed in her filing that she gets a $100,000...
  • Malia Obama Seen In Short Black Dresses As Dating Rumours Heat Up (wears a hoodie to work)

    02/19/2017 11:35:39 AM PST · by drewh · 91 replies
    The Inquisitor ^ | FEB 19 2017 AST
    Malia Obama is gaining celebrity street cred even faster now that she is no longer constrained by White House protocol. The former First Daughter was spied wearing a short dress as she reported to work for her new internship in New York. Reports are surfacing that Malia is single and has dating on her mind. Malia Obama was spotted in downtown Manhattan last week wearing a black distressed short skirt as she made her way into the headquarters of the Harvey Weinstein Company. Malia is in the Big Apple as part of her foray into the film industry as Daily...
  • "Alt-Right E.S.A.D." - punk rock, by Yours Truly (ft. Courtney)

    02/18/2017 5:02:48 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 6 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 2/18/17 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Patriotic punk rock. Yes, you heard that right. For a free download of "Alt-Right E.S.A.D.", click here, click on More, and choose Download.
  • Mandolin Solo

    02/18/2017 1:18:59 PM PST · by Revski · 5 replies
    Revski's Youtube Ministry ^ | 2/18/2017 | Revski
    Short mandolin solo, chorus only, Till We Met Again and Victory In Jesus. The pictorials at end are of, Greg Olson's art work and I cover mandolin.
  • (The Cure) Friday I'm In Love - Gabriella Quevedo (Acoustic Guitar)

    02/17/2017 9:10:08 PM PST · by P-Marlowe · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/17/17 | Gabriella Quevedo
    The latest fingerstyle acoustic guitar arrangement by Gabriella Quevedo. Just released today.
  • 5G Will Make Your Phone Super Fast In A Few Years, But What Is It?

    02/17/2017 10:54:13 AM PST · by Red Badger · 28 replies
    www.vocativ.com ^ | Feb 15, 2017 at 4:44 PM ET | By Alejandro Alba
    No more waiting and waiting for downloads or streaming Wireless connectivity has evolved much since it was first introduced in the 1980’s, and it’ll keep evolving over the next three years in order to keep up with the proliferation of devices that require a faster, stronger Internet connection. Although it will roll out slowly, the next generation of cellular data is already being implemented and was recently officially named “5G.” So what does “5G” mean? In simplest terms, it means the fifth generation of mobile connectivity that’s destined to replace 4G, which is the common connectivity standard currently throughout the...
  • George 'The Animal' Steele, WWE legend and Hall of Famer, Dies At Age 79

    02/17/2017 10:18:43 AM PST · by drewh · 21 replies
    CBS ^ | 5 minutes ago | by Denny Burkholder
    <p>Hall of Fame wrestler George “The Animal” Steele has died, according WWE.</p> <p>Steele, real name Jim Myers, had been battling health problems for years, including kidney failure. He had been moved into hospice care shortly before his death.</p> <p>Portraying a green-tongued, bald-headed wildman, Steele was known for “eating” turnbuckles -- ripping them open with his teeth and throwing the shredded padding at opponents. He enjoyed his greatest fame near the end of his three-decade career as part of the 1980s WWE (then WWF) roster that included stars like Andre the Giant, “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan and “Macho Man” Randy Savage.</p>
  • YouTube’s Monster: PewDiePie and His Populist Revolt

    02/17/2017 8:53:30 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    New York Times ^ | FEB. 16, 2017 | JOHN HERRMAN
    Felix Kjellberg, known to his fans as PewDiePie, is by far YouTube’s biggest star. His videos, a mix of video-game narration, humorous rants and commentary, have cumulatively been viewed billions of times, and more than 53 million people subscribe to his channel. He has been called “the king of YouTube” and countless variations thereon, and he has remained unchallenged on that perch for years, making millions of dollars and leveraging his popularity into outside ventures. But Monday night, The Wall Street Journal reported that the Disney-owned Maker Studios, a longtime partner of Kjellberg’s, would no longer have anything to do...
  • What You're Fixin To See Is A True Story

    02/17/2017 7:54:53 AM PST · by condi2008 · 14 replies
    Bright Wall/Dark Room ^ | Feb. 1, 2017 | Rosie Jonker
    In 1996, in Carthage, Texas, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede murdered 81-year-old Marjorie Nugent. Shot her in the back, stuffed her body in the big freezer in her garage, and went on about his life. When the police eventually found her and Bernie confessed to her murder, District Attorney Danny Buck ran into a problem—he couldn’t scare up a single juror in Panola County who was willing to put Bernie behind bars. Bernie was a sweet boy, the people of Carthage said, and that b***h had it coming.
  • Hidden Figures review: a space-race segregation drama full of star pow

    02/17/2017 7:29:19 AM PST · by originalbuckeye · 15 replies
    LondonDailyTelegraph ^ | 2/15/17 | Tim Robey
    Not since Sister Act has a film fronted by black women had quite the commercial impact of Hidden Figures, which has crashed through the $100 million barrier at the US box office and even scored a place on the Best Picture line-up. Underrate the star power of Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe at your peril; by the end of their film, you’ll certainly be doffing your hat to the women they’re playing, too. Hidden in the sense of historically obscured – their contributions to the space race neglected and marginalised – this trio of Nasa employees had...
  • My amp just blew out!

    02/17/2017 3:27:05 AM PST · by djf · 36 replies
    Arghh! I have a couple Polk speakers hooked up to two Behringer A500 amps and one of them just bit the dust! Must be Trump!! (/sillyassshit)
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: ‘La La Land’ Sends A ‘Bigoted Message,’ ‘Misleads’ on Race and Jazz

    02/16/2017 5:34:13 PM PST · by drewh · 17 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | feb 16 2017 ast | staff report
    NBA great and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar writes a column for the Hollywood Reporter in which he examines the critically-acclaimed hit film La La Land and how it “misleads” on issues of race, romance and jazz. As someone who finds La La Land bold and daring, I can also admit that there are a few elements that warrant closer examination, particularly regarding its portrayal of jazz, romance and people of color. In fact, the better a work of art is, the more we must dissect it, because now we’re not just measuring box office, we’re assessing its proper place in...
  • Who remembers this?

    02/16/2017 10:58:10 AM PST · by Bikkuri · 43 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2-17-17 | Bikk
    I think this was around 1986 (or so)... when the nice rap was being taken over by the (future gansta rap) crap we see today.. This isn't bout rap, or any specific genre, but by users/people taking advantage of the 1st amendment. I think many here know what I am talking about.. but I also think many here are too young to remember before rap was even invented :p (not just about rap, but the degradation of not only music, but social norms in general).
  • Mayor Expected to Make Big Music Announcement at Navy Pier Thursday (Chicago - any guesses?)

    02/16/2017 6:43:59 AM PST · by simpson96 · 29 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 2/16/2017 | Staff
    A big music announcement is expected to be made at Navy Pier Thursday. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will “announce a unique global, musical attraction coming to Chicago,” the mayor’s office said. Details on what the attraction might be remain unclear. The announcement is slated to be made at 10:45 a.m.
  • Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Reach Agreement for Blockbuster Billion $ Las Vegas Mega Fight

    02/15/2017 7:56:14 PM PST · by drewh · 24 replies
    UK Sun ^ | 15th February 2017, 10:40 | BY BARRY MORAN AND ADAM HIGGINS
    CONOR McGREGOR and Floyd Mayweather have finally reached a multi-million dollar deal to fight, The Sun has learned. After months of intense negotiations, representatives for The Notorious have thrashed out a money-spinning contract with ‘Money’ Mayweather’s camp in recent days. Conor McGregor INSTAGRAM @THENOTORIOUSMMA 7 Conor McGregor has flown to Las Vegas to finalise deal with Mayweather Although the bombshell agreement is yet to be formally signed because of a third party hold-up, it means the 28-year-old Crumlin brawler will go toe-to-toe with the undefeated 39-year-old boxing great. Keep up to date with ALL the latest MMA news, gossip and...
  • Carlos Santana Apologizes For Saying That Beyonce' Knowles Is 'Not a Singer'

    02/15/2017 1:29:14 PM PST · by drewh · 35 replies
    Rollin Stoned ^ | 6 hours ago | By Daniel Kreps
    "[Adele] doesn't bring all the dancers and props ... she just stood there and sang the song and that's it, and this is why she wins," guitarist said Carlos Santana apologized after the guitarist said that Beyoncé is "not a singer" while explaining why Adele won the Album of the Year Grammy. Carlos Santana issued an apology Tuesday after the guitarist said that Beyoncé is "not a singer" while explaining in an interview why Adele won the Album of the Year Grammy. Related Grammys 2017: 5 Reasons Why Adele Won Instead of Beyonce Controversial victory upholds longstanding Grammy traditions "My...
  • "Homecoming" - original country music, by Yours Truly

    02/15/2017 11:48:09 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 5 replies
    Me, via YouTube ^ | 2/15/17 | Me, as "Hopalong Ginsberg"
    Hope y'all enjoy. For a free download of "Homecoming," click here, click on More, and choose Download.
  • Friars Club Raided by FBI

    02/14/2017 6:41:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    SNIP Multiple sources said the legendary Friars Club was raided by federal agents this week. Sources told Page Six that agents left with “computers and boxes of files.” The club’s finances are being investigated, we hear, by US Attorney Preet Bharara’s Southern District of New York, though a rep for Bharara’s office said he could not comment on whether there is an investigation. An FBI rep and a rep for the Friars Club did not immediately return calls seeking comment.
  • Is Racism Why Adele Beat Beyoncé At The Grammys? (according to CNN of course it is!)

    02/14/2017 11:46:02 AM PST · by drewh · 56 replies
    CNN ^ | feb 14 2017 gmt | By Lisa Respers France, CNN
    Even Adele thinks Beyoncé should have won the album of the year Grammy over her. When the British pop star tearfully accepted the ceremony's top award Sunday night, she shined a spotlight on the woman she said she has loved since she was 11 years old. "The artist of my life is Beyoncé, and this album to me, the 'Lemonade' album, was just so monumental," Adele said. Certainly for her diehard fan base known as the Beyhive -- and for many music critics -- Beyoncé's "Lemonade" was a creative masterpiece. But with its racial themes and imagery, some are questioning...
  • Bachelor Nation's Wells Adams: America Won't 'Embrace' Black Bachelorette Rachel Lindsay

    02/14/2017 11:22:28 AM PST · by drewh · 21 replies
    US Weekly ^ | February 12, 2017 @ 9:20 PM
    Who's the next Bachelorette? Bachelor Nation's Chase McNary and Wells Adams were guests on Vinny Ventiera's Wrong Reasons podcast on Thursday, February 2, and the three Bachelorette season 12 alums discussed which of Nick Viall's Bachelor season 21 ladies might get picked, including such standouts as Rachel Lindsay and Corinne Olympios. McNary said that while he thinks Lindsay could be the next Bachelorette, given that viewers have been calling for a more diverse choice as the show's lead, he's not sure if producers will go through with it. "[Producers] want everyone to think, Oh, this black girl is finishing pretty...
  • Melania Trump Thanks Emily Ratajkowski For 'Calling Out' NY Times Reporter (who called her a hooker)

    02/14/2017 10:26:59 AM PST · by drewh · 18 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2.14.17 gmt | By Caitlin Yilek (@hausofcait)
    Melania Trump thanked actress Emily Ratajkowski for standing up for her when a New York Times reporter called the first lady a "hooker." "Applause to all women around the world who speak up, stand up and support other women!" Trump tweeted at the actress. Ratajkowski unloaded Monday on the unnamed reporter via Twitter after the journalist called Trump "a hooker" at a fashion show. Stay abreast of the latest developments from nation's capital and beyond with curated News Alerts from the Washington Examiner news desk and delivered to your inbox. "Whatever your politics it's crucial to call this out for...
  • ‘More Artists Are Going to Boycott’: The Grammys Face Fallout After Fraught Awards

    02/14/2017 3:50:11 AM PST · by C19fan · 65 replies
    NY Times ^ | February 13, 2017 | Joe Coscarellifeb
    Before the 59th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, the music industry murmured about what it might mean for Adele to once again sweep the top awards, leaving Beyoncé snubbed in the major categories and with her third loss for album of the year. Having long faced accusations that the Grammys overlook young, progressive black artists — the last black woman to win album of the year was Lauryn Hill in 1999 — the Recording Academy faced a potential backlash for going all-in on a white, traditionalist choice like Adele. Indeed, it happened again.
  • Joy Villa tops Apple, Amazon sales chart after wearing pro-Trump dress to Grammy Awards

    02/13/2017 11:30:38 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 29 replies
    MacDailyNews ^ | Monday, February 13, 2017 · 2:25 pm
    “Sales of Joy Villa’s music has skyrocketed after she wore a pro-Trump dress to the Grammy Awards,” CBS Pittsburgh (KDKA) reports. “On the red carpet Villa wore a gown of red, white and blue with the words ‘Make America Great Again’ on the front and ‘Trump’ on the back,” KDKA reports. “After her appearance at the Grammy’s the 25-year-old’s EP ‘I Make The Static‘ jumped to number one on Amazon’s top digital albums, and is still there Monday,” KDKA reports. “She was also climbing the charts on iTunes.”
  • Beyoncé Falls Victim to the Grammy Awards’ Racism

    02/13/2017 7:43:52 AM PST · by C19fan · 56 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | February 13, 2017 | Kevin Fallon
    Once again, the Grammy Awards got caught with their pants around their ankles. It’s a show that confused some band named Twenty One Pilots accepting an award in their underwear for a “moment”—for an encapsulation of this time in music, in our culture, in our history, really. But then left it up to Adele to give the credit that was due to Beyoncé for her transformative album Lemonade.
  • There Was No Muslim Ban, Busta Rhymes.You And Media Need Facts

    02/13/2017 5:21:29 AM PST · by tony75034 · 11 replies
    Whatfinger.com ^ | 2/13/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Busta Rhymes Disses Trump at Grammys 2017 - not knowing that everything he said was total nonsense. he attacked Trump for his 'Muslim Ban' but we all know the truth about that. There was no Muslim ban, 95% of Muslims were not affected and it is all a scam and fake news. Listen to Hillary and Obama themselves on this video. They are all in agreement with Trump on the border and immigration.
  • Joy Villa's 2014 Album #1 on Amazon

    02/13/2017 4:40:21 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Amazon.com ^ | 2/13/17 | sff
    Last night when I saw and read about this 25 year old black girl who wore a PRO-TRUMP dress to the Grammy's, my mind began to wonder if she was a sincere fan. Then I saw the designer of the dress was a pro-Trump immigrant. So I went to Amazon and checked Joy Villa's album. "I Make the Static" was something like #2,300 on the charts. I decided to buy it. I was not alone. As of 6:30 am Central time, she is #1
  • Lindsay Lohan: Interest in Islam Made Me Feel Scared About Returning To US (poor snowflake!)

    02/12/2017 7:19:33 PM PST · by drewh · 62 replies
    Hindustan Times ^ | Feb 12, 2017 20:18 IST | IANS
    Actor Lindsay Lohan has revealed that her interest in Islam made her feel “scared” about returning to the US. The 30-year-old has returned to New York and opened up about the recent speculation that she would be converting to Islam. Read more Lindsay Lohan quotes the Quran on Kuwaiti talk show, fuels conversion rumours Has Lindsay Lohan converted to Islam? A message on Instagram suggests so “I’ve studied the Quran for quite some time. It’s a process to convert to anything. I respect all religions... It’s a beautiful religion and I am a very spiritual person. It’s something I’ve been...
  • The Battle Cry of Freedom [song]

    02/12/2017 5:40:01 PM PST · by cmj328 · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1862 | George F. Root
    Youtube: The Battle Cry of Freedom (Columbia Masterworks recording) 1. Yes, we'll rally round the flag, boys, We'll rally once again, Shouting the battle cry of Freedom, We will rally from the hillside, We'll gather from the plain, Shouting the battle cry of Freedom. CHORUS: The Union forever, Hurrah! boys, hurrah! Down with the traitors, Up with the stars; While we rally round the flag, boys, Rally once again, Shouting the battle cry of Freedom. 2. We are springing to the call Of our brothers gone before, Shouting the Battle Cry of Freedom. And we'll fill the vacant ranks With...
  • US Vs. Germany Fed Cup Tennis Match Opens with Nazi Anthem

    02/12/2017 3:42:00 PM PST · by brucedickinson · 64 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 2-12-2017 | Staff
    German tennis player Andrea Petkovic said it was “the worst thing I experienced,” and the “epitome of ignorance,” after her Saturday match in Lahaina, Hawaii, against American Alison Riske began with a robust singing of the German national anthem so cherished by the late Adolf Hitler, Das Lied der Deutschen, which opens with the immortal verse, “Deutschland, Deutschland ueber alles” (Germany, Germany above all), and has been banned in Germany since 1945.
  • Katy Perry Calls Her Fans Zombies. NY Times Thinks She Attacks Fake News

    02/12/2017 2:53:55 PM PST · by tony75034 · 38 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/12/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Katy Perry's single 'Chained to the Rhythm’ chastises her “wasted zombie” fans as she promises her new album will be “pop with a purpose” as she’s now a “political activist.” She will perform her noise pollution tonight at the Grammys. These leftists are all losing their little minds. Kat Perrty is just another snowflake.
  • The 59th Annual Grammy Awards: Music's Biggest Night!

    02/12/2017 2:21:15 PM PST · by drewh · 51 replies
    Record Of The Year Facebook Twitter Email Hello Adele Greg Kurstin, producer; Julian Burg, Tom Elmhirst, Emile Haynie, Greg Kurstin, Liam Nolan, Alex Pasco & Joe Visciano, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Randy Merrill, mastering engineers Track from: 25 Label: XL Recordings/Columbia Records Formation Beyoncé Beyoncé Knowles, Mike Will Made-It & Pluss, producers; Jaycen Joshua & Stuart White, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer Track from: Lemonade Label: Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records 7 Years Lukas Graham Future Animals & Pilo, producers; Delbert Bowers, Sebastian Fogh, Stefan Forrest & David LaBrel, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer Track from: Lukas Graham Label: Warner Bros. Records...
  • The Devil Went Down To Georgia ft this guy's washing machine

    02/12/2017 2:01:19 PM PST · by Lorianne · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | Allen Seelye
    music video
  • Meet Ardu McDuino: The Bagpipe-Playing Robot

    02/12/2017 9:55:58 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 11 replies
    roboticstrends.com ^ | January 17, 2017
    The 3D-printed hands have individual solenoids that allow each finger to cover and uncover the holes on a real bagpipe... The main limitation of the robot is that it requires a human to blow into the instrument. That’s certainly not ideal if you want to listen to the sweet sounds of Scotland 24/7/365, but XenonJohn says he’s working on a new version that includes an air pump to automatically blow air into the bagpipes.
  • (The Beatles) Blackbird - Gabriella Quevedo

    02/11/2017 9:02:06 PM PST · by P-Marlowe · 12 replies
    YouTube ^ | 2/10/17 | Beatles
    It's been a while since I posted any Acoustic Guitar videos. This one is pretty special. Hope you enjoy.
  • How to dress like Jun Ji-hyun in hit K-drama The Legend of the Blue Sea [S. Korea]

    02/11/2017 5:47:47 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 17 replies
    Asia One ^ | Monday, Feb 06, 2017 | Cheng Jee Yan
    How to dress like Jun Ji-hyun in hit K-drama The Legend of the Blue Sea Cheng Jee Yan herworldPLUSMonday, Feb 06, 2017 Korean actress Jun Ji Hyun (also known as Gianna Jun) returned to the small screen six months after giving birth to her first child. The starlet appeared in one of the most highly anticipated K-drama of the year: The Legend of the Blue Sea. While the drama boasts an intriguing storyline, talented production team and a stellar cast, and the one common thing that got us all excited at herworldPLUS is none other than Jun's wardrobe. No matter...
  • Chavo Guerrero Sr. dies of liver cancer (great professional wrestler)

    02/11/2017 2:29:04 PM PST · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Wrestling ^ | February 11, 2017 | Greg Oliver
    Chavo Guerrero Jr. announced today that his father, Chavo Guerrero Sr. -- or Chavo Classic as he was known as in WWE while accompanying his son to the ring -- died from liver cancer on February 11. He was 68. "As believer in Christ Jesus, he is now in Paradise. Today is a Sad day in the Guerrero Family," wrote Guerrero Jr. in an Instagram post. Guerrero Sr. had been diagnosed with liver cancer in early January.
  • New plays on Broadway are already in danger

    02/10/2017 9:20:18 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 9, 2017 | Michael Riedel
    There are plenty of nonmusical plays coming to Broadway this spring, but producers are fretting that few of them are selling. Three of those plays — “Sweat,” “Indecent” and “Significant Other” — moved to Broadway because of strong reviews from former New York Times critic Charles Isherwood. But he and the paper have since parted ways, and there’s no guarantee that Ben Brantley, or whoever else reviews them for the Times, will be as kind. First, the numbers. The only play with a decent advance is “The Glass Menagerie,” starring Sally Field. Sources say it’s sold close to $3 million...
  • 'Desperate’ Billy Bush Begging To Be Cast On ‘Dancing With The Stars' (willing to take less pay)

    02/09/2017 2:50:45 PM PST · by drewh · 23 replies
    Radar Online ^ | Posted on Feb 9, 2017 @ 14:53PM | By James Vituscka @JVatRadarOnline
    The disgraced former TODAY host will do anything to salvage his career! Disgraced former TODAY show host, Billy Bush, is “desperate” to salvage what is left of his career, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned, by landing a spot on Dancing with the Stars! According to a production insider, Bush, 45, is “begging to be cast on Season 24!” “Billy said he would be willing to take a pay cut, and take a sum much lower than the other contestants,” the insider claimed. However, the source said that Bush – who left the TODAY Show late last year over his part in...
  • All or Nothing at All by Father & Son

    02/09/2017 1:48:14 PM PST · by sodpoodle
    youtube ^ | 2/9/2017 | self
    We lost Jr. last year. Of course, Hillary would love all men to just disappear. Frank Jr. had a great talent and a sweet personality - he was both a beneficiary and second fiddle to his Dad. This video is poignant.
  • Critic who made Harry Truman fume dies at 85

    02/09/2017 1:33:11 PM PST · by nikos1121 · 19 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 28 Nov 2001 | Stephen Robinson
    A LINE has been drawn under a famous episode in American presidential folklore with the death of a mild-mannered music reviewer once threatened with serious physical injury by President Harry Truman. Paul Hume, The Washington Post's music critic, wrote a gently damning review of the singing of Margaret Truman, the president's daughter, at a 1950 Washington recital. "Miss Truman is a unique American phenomenon with a pleasant voice of little size and fair quality," Hume wrote of the performance. "She is extremely attractive on stage, yet Miss Truman cannot sing very well. She is flat a good deal of the...
  • Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin Announces She’s Retiring This Year At Age 74, After Album Release

    02/09/2017 12:47:07 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    US Magazine ^ | 02/09/2017 | Evan Real
    The Queen of Soul is hanging up her crown. Aretha Franklin revealed in a new interview that she plans to retire this year after she releases her upcoming, as-yet-untitled album. See what she had to say in the video above! Speaking to Detroit TV station WDIV Local 4 on Tuesday, February 7, the 74-year-old “Respect” singer opened up about her decision to wrap up her inimitable career, which began in January 1961 when she released her debut record, Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo. “I must tell you, I am retiring this year,” Franklin – who was the first woman...
  • Revealed: How Madonna charmed Malawian adoption judge who asked 'uncomfortable'........

    02/09/2017 11:08:25 AM PST · by Morgana · 36 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | Feb. 9, 2017 | Paul Thompson In Lilongwe, Malawi For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Revealed: How Madonna charmed Malawian adoption judge who asked 'uncomfortable' questions because she feared pop queen was 'robbing country's greatest asset'... its children Madonna charmed a Malawian adoption judge who asked 'uncomfortable questions' because she feared the pop queen might be 'robbing' the country's greatest asset - its children, it can be revealed. The US superstar was asked by presiding Judge Fiona Mwale about her age, her health, her celebrity status and her motivation for wanting to adopt the four-year-olds. The 58-year-old, who publicly threatened to blow up the White House and used the F-word last month to...
  • Spinal Tap bandmates join lawsuit over film's profits

    02/08/2017 8:57:23 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 8, 2017 11:06 AM EST
    Spinal Tap has reunited — this time in a Los Angeles court to challenge the French studio Vivendi S.A. for millions in profits from the mockumentary “This Is Spinal Tap.” Christopher Guest, Michael McKean and Rob Reiner on Tuesday joined a federal lawsuit filed last year by bandmate and Spinal Tap co-creator Harry Shearer. Shearer, who also voices numerous characters on “The Simpsons,” sued Vivendi S.A. and its subsidiary StudioCanal in October alleging that the companies fraudulently withheld profits from the 1984 film. …
  • Malia Obama,18, Dances Till Three AM At Premiere: Inside Her New York City Party Night

    02/07/2017 2:53:48 PM PST · by drewh · 43 replies
    Hollywood Life ^ | SUN FEB 5 2017 GMT | by Jessica McKinney
    Malia Obama is having a blast in the Big Apple! After the former first daughter was spotted at the ‘Girls’ premiere party, new reports claim the 18-year-old partied until three in the morning! We have the EXCLUSIVE details! Life after the White House seems to be treating Malia Obama, 18, rather nicely. As previously reported, Malia attended the premiere party for HBO Girls‘ final season at the Lincoln Center on Feb. 2, and apparently she had the time of her life! Despite being in a club setting, Malia was not seen drinking, but just having a good time with her...