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  • Elton John marries longtime partner David Furnish nine years after civil partnership

    12/21/2014 12:51:41 PM PST · by doug from upland · 44 replies
    DAILY NEWS ^ | 12-2014 | RIVERA
    After England and Wales changed their laws about same-sex marriage in March, the pair have now converted their 2005 civil partnership to become legally wed. ‘Share the love,’ John wrote on Instagram. BY ZAYDA RIVERA NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Sunday, December 21, 2014, 10:32 AM A A A It's official! Elton John and his longtime love, David Furnish, are officially a married couple. "That's the legal bit done," the famed musician captioned a photo of them signing paperwork. "Now on to the ceremony! #ShareTheLove @DavidFurnish" ‘It's beginning!! The Registrar welcomes our guests. #ShareTheLove,’ John wrote on this Instagram photo. ELTONJOHN...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Young At Heart"(1954)

    12/21/2014 12:26:34 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 4 replies
    Daily Motion ^ | 1954 | Gordon Douglas
  • Worst Christmas songs: The 10 most annoying holiday hits

    12/21/2014 11:36:50 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 125 replies
    City News Toronto ^ | Shalini Roy
    We asked you what you thought of Christmas music and while most of you love it – early appearances not withstanding – there are a few songs that just get under your skin. Here are the tunes that iVillage.ca readers voted as the worst (read: most annoying) Christmas songs ever. 10. Run, Rudolph, Run This rockabilly jingle is a bluesy take on Christmas. “Run, run, Rudolph, whizzin’ like a merry-go-round,” croons Chuck Berry, as we imagine frenzied shoppers running in all directions to satisfy Christmas desires. 9. I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus This song might be perceived as being...
  • Former Radio Star, Actress Turns 102 In Ventura

    12/21/2014 8:47:15 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | December 20, 2014 9:55 PM
    Alice Ludes, a radio star who appeared in many Hollywood musicals, turned 102 in Ventura Saturday. Ludes entertained guests by playing the piano at her birthday party at a retirement home in Ventura.
  • Veni Veni Emmanuel

    12/21/2014 8:12:02 AM PST · by NKP_Vet · 1 replies
    https://www.youtube.com ^ | November 30, 2008 | Zoltán Kodály
    Veni, Veni Emmanuel is a synthesis of the great "O Antiphons" that are used for Vespers during the octave before Christmas (Dec. 17-23). These antiphons are of ancient origin and date back to at least the ninth century.
  • Friends baffled as Camille Cosby stands by Bill amid scandal

    12/20/2014 11:19:19 PM PST · by BunnySlippers · 37 replies
    Recently, an old friend asked Camille Cosby how she was holding up. The comedian’s wife, married 51 years, was silent for a moment. “You know, everyone has their limits,” she confided. But the glimpse into her pain was fleeting, and Mrs. Bill Cosby was instantly back in the character of the loyal defender. “I think his problem is that he’s far too trusting and he lets things go too far and people can get the wrong idea,” the 69-year-old said. Friends talked to The Post last week about the marriage of Bill and Camille, and why she has not lost...
  • The next Bond could be...Idris Elba????

    12/20/2014 9:49:13 AM PST · by hoagy62 · 83 replies
    FOX.com Entertainment ^ | 12/20/14 | New York Post
    British actor Idris Elba could be the first black James Bond, according to more leaked e-mails from Sony Pictures. “Idris should be the next Bond,” Sony Pictures chief Amy Pascal wrote nearly a year ago in an e-mail to Elizabeth Cantillon, a former executive vice president at Columbia Pictures. The leaked e-mail, reported by the Daily Beast, is from a trove of private e-mails, salary reports and bits of script and rough footage swiped and released by hackers believed to be from North Korea. Current Bond actor Daniel Craig is signed on to one more “James Bond” installment, “Spectre,” due...
  • Paulo Coelho Wants to Give The Interview Away Using BitTorrent

    12/19/2014 7:10:06 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 5 replies
    Torrent Freak ^ | December 18, 2014
    Paulo Coelho Wants to Give The Interview Away Using BitTorrent By Andy on December 18, 2014 Sony may have withdrawn The Interview but not everyone is scared of releasing the movie. Author Paulo Coelho, whose book The Alchemist has sold in excess of 165 million copies, has just offered to buy the rights to the movie from Sony. He informs TorrentFreak that it would go straight on BitTorrent, for free. As has become customary in the past few weeks, the so-called Guardians of Peace hackers contacted TorrentFreak on Tuesday advising us of the latest release from their Sony hack.
  • Santa's Real Workshop: The Town In China That Makes The World's Christmas Decorations

    12/19/2014 5:37:48 PM PST · by Steelfish · 8 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | December 19, 2014 | Oliver Wainwright
    Santa's Real Workshop: The Town In China That Makes The World's Christmas Decorations Oliver Wainwright Friday 19 December 2014 There’s red on the ceiling and red on the floor, red dripping from the window sills and red globules splattered across the walls. It looks like the artist Anish Kapoor has been let loose with his wax cannon again. But this, in fact, is what the making of Christmas looks like; this is the very heart of the real Santa’s workshop – thousands of miles from the North Pole, in the Chinese city of Yiwu. Our yuletide myth-making might like to...
  • As new CEO of SONY my response to the NORKS is

    12/19/2014 2:00:10 PM PST · by LS · 38 replies
    self | 12/19/2014 | LS
    Ladies and Gentlemen, as the new CEO of SONY Corporation, I am hereby announcing our strategy for the challenges presented by the North Korean hacking incident. I have: 1) Contacted via our representatives all our participating theaters, urging them to show "The Interview" at a special late night showing as the only film offered in that time slot. We don't want any innocent byestanders hurt and therefore all who attend will understand the risk they are taking. 2) Assembled our legal team to indemnify all said theater owners who screen the movie, both against physical/property loss and against lawsuits, should...
  • George Clooney: Kim Jong-un can’t tell me what to watch

    12/19/2014 10:11:46 AM PST · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 29 replies
    pagesix.com ^ | 12/19/14 | By Derrick Bryson Taylor
    George Clooney: Kim Jong-un can’t tell me what to watch By Derrick Bryson Taylor George Clooney won’t be told what to watch, especially by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. “Sony didn’t pull [The Interview] because they were scared,” the 53-year-old actor told Deadline. “They pulled the movie because of all the theaters said they were not going to run it. And they said they were not going to run it because they talked to their lawyers and those lawyers said, if somebody dies in one of these, then you’re going to be responsible.” Clooney also shared that he had been...
  • OCD: You Won’t Believe How Much Coin This MAN Dropped To Look Like Kim Kardashian

    12/19/2014 9:10:33 AM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 36 replies
    CLASH DAILY ^ | Dec 18,2014 | CLASH DAILY
    Do you think this guy is gay? :P Quickly, someone buy him my book, Raising Boys Feminists Will Hate before it is too late! She graces several magazine covers a month, has her own reality show clothing and make-up brand, and has millions in the bank So perhaps it’s no surprise that 23-year-old Jordan James Parke wants to be just like Kim Kardashian.
  • George Clooney reveals top Hollywood names refused to sign petition supporting Kim Jong-un

    12/19/2014 6:23:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 37 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | December 19, 2014 | Darren Boyle
    Hollywood star George Clooney said fellow celebrities and industry figures did not want to sign a petition supporting 'The Interview' film featuring the assassination of Kim Jong-un as they were afraid of the consequences. Clooney said he wanted to see the film released on-line to undermine the threats of the hacking gang, who are believed to be supported by North Korean agents. Sony's computer systems were breached following a major hacking attack last month, which saw highly confidential material released as well as a string of embarrassing emails.
  • 'You are a white lady telling me what is racist!': Whoopi Goldberg loses it with Rosie O'Donnell

    12/19/2014 5:06:07 AM PST · by Zakeet · 90 replies
    (UK) Daily Mail ^ | December 18, 2014 | Topper Toussaint
    Complete headline: 'You are a white lady telling me what is racist!': Whoopi Goldberg loses it with Rosie O'Donnell on The View in heated debate about Barack Obama being mistaken for a valet Co-hosts were discussing Barack Obama being mistaken for a valet Whoopi Goldberg said it was stupid people not knowing their president O'Donnell brought up racism, Goldberg became infuriated A screaming match over racism erupted between Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O'Donnell on Thursday's episode of The View. The show's co-hosts were discussing the news that Barack Obama was mistaken for a valet. Goldberg dismissed the confusion as one...
  • Shakedown? Al Sharpton meets with Sony’s Amy Pascal to discuss race in Hollywood

    12/18/2014 11:24:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 17 replies
    Twitchy ^ | December 18, 2014 | Staff
    Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal, who last week apologized over racially insensitive comments she made in leaked emails posted online, just finished a 90-minute meeting with Rev. Al Sharpton in NYC where the two discussed diversity in Hollywood. Here is Sharpton’s take:
  • Remarkable: Republicans standing strong for liberal Democrat Hollywood; Obama wimpy response

    12/18/2014 8:17:42 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 25 replies
    12/18/14 | soflofreeper
    National Review's editorial board, Mitt Romney, and other Republicans seem to be MORE willing to stand for freedom of speech than the Obama administration. Getting pushed around by third world tin pot dictators is modus operandi for Demon Rats.
  • Joan Collins: Porn led to my rape, encourages ‘a lot of brutality’

    12/18/2014 11:48:14 AM PST · by Morgana · 133 replies
    LIFE SITE NEWS ^ | Dec 16, 2014 | Ben Johnson
    Joan Collins, who became one of the most glamorous actresses of the 1980s in her steamy role as Alexis Carrington in Dynasty, is revealing that beneath the Hollywood glitz she was repressing a secret: She had been raped. And she's concerned that the misogyny of porn five decades later will victimize another generation of naive young women. The British-born star is speaking out about being raped after her attacker showed her hardcore pornography and drugged her at the tender age of 17. She went on to marry him. Collins says that her favorite actor, Maxwell Reed, invited the teen to...
  • Tony Orlando & Dawn ~ Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree (blast from the past)

    12/18/2014 9:35:26 AM PST · by beaversmom · 55 replies
    Tony Orlando and Dawn via You Tube ^ | April 16, 2012 | stardustdays
    Man, I loved this song in the 70s as a little girl. Makes me so happy to hear it.
  • Teenage My Little Pony fan APOLOGIZES to internet trolls; threw himself under train (Truncated)

    12/18/2014 6:46:16 AM PST · by Crazieman · 141 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 12/17/2014 | Jay Narain
    A teenager who was bullied by online trolls posted a heartbreaking video on YouTube before killing himself, an inquest heard. Adam Smith, 19, who had learning difficulties, was bombarded with spiteful remarks and accused of plagiarism over a short story he put on a website. In response to the vicious bullying, he posted a video on YouTube entitled ‘I’m sorry’ where he apologised for any misunderstanding. But he was lambasted again by cruel users, who mocked him saying his speech problems were so bad it made them laugh. Days later he was seen crying as he walked to a railway...
  • Fox News finds new way to scare its viewers, warns of Dish blackout

    12/17/2014 8:48:51 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 39 replies
    FireceCable ^ | 12-15-2014 | Daniel Frankel
    Fox News finds new way to scare its viewers, warns of Dish blackout December 15, 2014 | By Daniel Frankel Already adept at scaring its rapt audience, Fox News has begun warning Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) subscribers that the channel, along with Fox Business News, could disappear from their program guides "any day now." The campaign features the usual TV spots, directing viewers to visit the "protest the operator" website, in this case KeepFoxNews.com. Fox News versus Dish Fox's post urged Dish subscribers to call the satellite operator. (Source: KeepFoxNews.com) A Fox News blog post notes, "Despite the undeniable demand...
  • The Duggars say the petition to cancel their TLC show has only made them stronger

    12/17/2014 7:38:01 PM PST · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 17 | Abby Ohlheiser
    A petition urging TLC to cancel “19 Kids and Counting” over the political views of the Duggar family “won’t succeed,” according to family patriarch Jim Bob Duggar. In fact, he said recently, all of the attention around the effort is working in the family’s favor, giving the Duggars even more exposure. The petition, which currently has more than 180,000 signatures, began as a response to the family’s recent comments against LGBT rights. It gained traction quickly and drew a lot of attention to some of the family’s recent activism. But Jim Bob Duggar probably has good reason not to be...
  • VIDEO: VICTORIA POLICE OFFICER CAUGHT TASERING ELDERLY MAN

    12/17/2014 7:05:11 AM PST · by servo1969 · 54 replies
    abc13.com ^ | 12-16-2014 | abc13.com
    VICTORIA, TX -- A Victoria police officer has been placed on administrative duty after his dashboard camera caught him Tasering an elderly man. In the video obtained by the Victoria Advocate, Officer Nathanial Robinson is seen arresting 76-year-old Pete Vasquez, when he suddenly throws Vasquez onto the hood of the car, pulls him to the ground and Tasers him. Vasquez said the cop acted more like a pit bull than a police officer. "I turn around and he pulled that Taser and he shot me with it, and you know it looked like he's enjoying that," Vasquez said.
  • "Frozen" Director Jennifer Lee Apologizes to Parents for "Let It Go"

    12/16/2014 9:11:51 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 69 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | 12-16-14 | Francesca Bacardi
    No one wants to let go of "Let It Go" more than parents, and "Frozen" director Jennifer Lee has become brutally aware of that fact. The Oscar-winning director is now apologizing for the phenomenon that swept (and continues to sweep) the nation because adults are fed up with the animated film. "A year ago, I'd meet people who, when they found out who I was, they'd say, 'Oh, we love the songs! We sing them all the time.' Now they're like, 'Yep, we're still listening to those songs,'" Lee tells The Hollywood Reporter. "I've gone from, 'Thank you,' to, 'Sorry!'"...
  • vanity - Post your review of "The Hobbit"

    12/16/2014 4:31:31 PM PST · by Perdogg · 37 replies
    Since the final Hobbit opens up tomorrow, please post your review. Tell us why, not just "it was good" or "it was bad". I will post my review early Saturday morning. Please, if you are not interested in discussing this movie, do not ruin it for any one with "I hate the CGI" or "Peter Jackson is a Marxist" or "Frodo and Samwise were a Hollywood homosexual conspiracy" - and no spoilers. From analyzing the themes the Shore use in the soundtrack, it appears that it will probably closer to the book, with a bit of sorrow at the end.
  • What did ancient Babylonian songs sound like? Something like this [IF they were into cool jazz]

    12/16/2014 11:47:05 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    newsweek ^ | 14 Dec 2014 at 10:33 ET
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  • Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    12/16/2014 9:46:08 AM PST · by wastedyears · 82 replies
    Rolling Stone ^ | 12/16/2014 | Andy Greene
    Green Day, Lou Reed, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr Lead 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
  • Apple antitrust case over iPods nears jury deliberations

    12/15/2014 8:48:49 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 15 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:10pm EST | BY DAN LEVINE
    (Reuters) Oakland, CA — A software update for Apple Inc's iPod music player was not a product improvement, but was intended to improperly raise costs for consumers who wanted to switch to newer devices, an attorney for Apple customers said in court. Closing arguments were delivered on Monday in an Oakland, California, federal courtroom in an antitrust trial that has cast fresh scrutiny on Apple's onetime virtual domination of the digital music market. The plaintiffs, a group of individuals and businesses who purchased iPods from 2006 to 2009, are seeking about $350 million in damages from Apple for unfairly blocking...
  • SyFy's 'Ascension' Takes 1960s Nuclear Spaceship Idea to the Stars

    12/15/2014 5:01:23 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 91 replies
    Space.com ^ | December 15, 2014 | Tariq Malik
    A spaceship powered by nuclear bombs secretly launched in the 1960s. A colony ship on 100-year journey to spread humanity to the stars. These central themes of the SyFy Channel's epic "Ascension" miniseries this week sound like pure science fiction, U.S. scientists actually worked to build such a spaceship in the 1960s. In "Ascension," a three-part SyFy miniseries that launches tonight (Dec. 15), 600 people live aboard an Orion-class nuclear spacecraft on a mission to Proxima Centauri. The mission launched in 1963, when the Space Race was in full swing and the Cold War made the threat of global nuclear...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon "Harum Scarum"(1965) in 2 parts

    12/14/2014 11:49:33 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 10 replies
    Daily Motion ^ | 1965 | Gene Nelson
    In 2 parts: Part 1 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1c9hns_harum-scarum-1965-1-2_lifestyle Part 2 http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1c9iv8_harum-scarum-1965-2-2_lifestyle
  • Five Pro-Abortion Male Celebrities Pro-Lifers Should Boycott

    12/14/2014 10:38:42 AM PST · by Morgana · 19 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | 12/8/11 | Kristen Walker
    Yesterday I told you about five famous women whose TV shows and movies I refuse to watch because of their very public pro-abortion views and, in most cases, their financial support of Planned Parenthood. Today, I’ll tell you about five male celebrities I boycott. Famous men are less likely in general to be vocally pro-choice, as the issue is still mistakenly viewed by some — especially pro-abortion advocates — as one in which men should have no say. This is ridiculous, since abortion is not just a women’s issue but a human rights issue. Also, organizations are less likely to...
  • Now Bond movie falls victim to Sony hackers: Leaked script reveal

    12/14/2014 5:17:45 AM PST · by Perdogg · 41 replies
    Now Bond movie falls victim to Sony hackers: Leaked script reveal the bitter arguments over $300million movie's lackluster ending The script for the upcoming James Bond film Spectre has been leaked in the Sony hack The $300million film is in production now, even though executives seem to have numerous problems with the script It is now known how the film will end and the characters each actor will be portraying
  • ‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies’ To End Trilogy On A High Note?..

    12/13/2014 8:50:21 PM PST · by Perdogg · 45 replies
    It’s less than a week until The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies hits the theaters, putting an end to the six-part Middle Earth saga that began with The Lord Of The Rings trilogy in 2001, and continued with The Hobbit trilogy in 2012. So does the series do a good job of tying up all the loose ends in the franchise? Early reviews seem to indicate the third Hobbit film to be not only the best in the trilogy, but on par with that of the original trilogy.
  • TCM remembers 2014

    12/13/2014 11:58:29 AM PST · by Perdogg · 21 replies
    TCM Remembers 2014
  • You Won’t Believe What This Cat Does When Her Human Plays the Piano (VIDEO)

    12/12/2014 10:18:41 PM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 24 replies
    One Green Planet ^ | December 12, 2014 | Madison Montgomery
    There are many stereotypes about animals that just aren’t true, but when it comes to the one about cats wanting to do only as they please (regardless of what their human may think) then … well … we think this video sort of speaks for itself.
  • The Christmas Song by Post Modern Jukebox (featuring Cristina Gatti)

    12/12/2014 9:09:12 PM PST · by Jack Hydrazine · 3 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 12DEC2014 | Post Modern Jukebox
    Watch Cristina Gatti lend her classic voice to a true Christmas classic...so classic, that some might even call it, "The Christmas Song." Special thanks to Hum Music for the studio space, and to Eddie the dog for making a cameo. The Band: Cristina Gatti - vocals http://www.facebook.com/cristinagatti... http://www.instagram.com/cristinagatt... Allen Hunter - bass Chip Thomas - drums http://www.instagram.com/chipfunky Eddie - dog Rook - bartender Scott Bradlee - piano http://www.instagram.com/scottbradlee http://www.facebook.com/scottbradleem... PMJ on FB: http://www.facebook.com/postmodernjuk... Twitter / Insta: @PMJofficial Postmodern Jukebox Tour Dates: Jan 19 - The Birchmere; Washington, DC Jan 22 - House of Blues; San Diego, CA Jan 24 -...
  • Former iTunes Engineer Tells Court He Worked to Block Competitors

    12/12/2014 7:29:25 PM PST · by Swordmaker · 13 replies
    Blogs.WSJ.com ^ | December 12, 2014 | By JEFF ELDER
    A former iTunes engineer testified in a federal antitrust case against Apple Friday that he worked on a project “intended to block 100% of non-iTunes clients” and “keep out third-party players” that competed with Apple’s iPod. Plaintiffs subpoenaed the engineer, Rod Schultz, to show that Apple tried to suppress rivals to iTunes and iPods. They argue that Apple’s anticompetitive actions drove up the prices for iPods from 2006 to 2009; they’re seeking $350 million in damages, which could be tripled under antitrust laws. . . Apple argues – and Schultz agreed in court Friday – that it released many improvements...
  • Marco Polo Brings Mongol Empire To Netflix (Netflix New Original Series Alert)

    12/12/2014 5:43:23 PM PST · by goldstategop · 35 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/12/2014 | Genevieve Hassan
    Following on from the success of its original dramas House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, Netflix is banking on its next series, Marco Polo, being a similar hit. The adventures of famed explorer Marco Polo in 13th Century China are being told in a new series for Netflix. Set in Mongolian emperor Kublai Khan's court and with a rumoured $90m (£57m) budget, its epic nature, battle scenes and sexual content has inevitably drawn comparisons to Game of Thrones - although creator John Fusco points out Polo's books came first. Starring British actor Benedict Wong as Kublai and...
  • Mexican pilot fired after letting attractive singer fly plane while it was full of passengers

    12/12/2014 3:37:14 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 60 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | 12-12-2014
    Mexican pilot fired after letting attractive singer fly plane while it was full of passengers A Mexican pilot is out of a job after he let a stunning singer and her actress friend sit in his cockpit seat and permitted them to control the plane while it was airborne. The pilot, who has not been named, was let go from his job with the Magnicharters airline after photos emerged Twitter of 23-year old Mexican singer Esmeralda Ugalde and her 19-year old actress friend Samadhi Zendejas posing in the pilot’s cabin and wearing his hat. After Ugalde posted the picture to...
  • Does Mark Wahlberg want a 'white privilege' pardon?

    12/12/2014 2:33:25 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 51 replies
    bbc opinion ^ | 12-11-2014
    According to court records, in 1988 a 16-year-old Mr Wahlberg brutally attacked a Vietnamese man named Thanh Lam with a stick while spewing racial epithets and knocking him unconscious. Seeing police, Mr Wahlberg fled and found Hoa Trinh, another Vietnamese man. He put his hand around Mr Trinh's shoulder and asked the man to help him hide. After the police cars had passed, Mr Wahlberg punched Mr Trinh in the eye, permanently blinding him. According to the police report, during his arrest the future actor used several anti-Asian slurs. He served 45 days of a three-month sentence, all while maintaining...
  • Of Course You Hear What I Hear — Christmas Music Season Is Totally Data-Driven

    12/12/2014 6:58:00 AM PST · by C19fan · 20 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | December 12, 2014 | Walt Hickey
    On Oct. 24 at 6:24 p.m., Magic 96.5 in Birmingham, Alabama, flipped its “St. Nick” switch. The soft-rock radio station began playing all holiday music all the time. Magic 96.5 (WMJJ-FM) was one of the first stations in 2014 to give listeners exactly what they want at year’s end: more the Madonna than Madonna. In fact, there’s an entire library of songs that are in constant demand now, but people cringe if they hear them months before. Radio’s wall-to-wall holiday format is a recent development. Of course, stations in the past played some Christmas music on Dec. 24 and 25,...
  • HBO's True Detective VS CBS' Elementary

    12/11/2014 9:58:15 PM PST · by mylife · 65 replies
    HBO/CBS ^ | 12/11/14 | nylife
    Thoughts on the two programs? I love a good sleuthing show, but Elementary seems to muck up 100+ years of Sir Author Conan Doyle to me.
  • Police demonstrations inspire new protest songs

    12/11/2014 4:44:32 PM PST · by PROCON · 21 replies
    myway.com ^ | Dec. 11, 2014 | LISA LEFF
    BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. There's something happening here.
  • Election Victory Over The Democrats, Then The Traitorous Attack Of GOP Elite. All in 1 Video

    12/11/2014 4:34:28 PM PST · by icwhatudo · 2 replies
    You Tube ^ | 12/11/2014
    The thrill of beating the democrats. Make safe the city! Then the sudden realization that the true enemy, the GOP elite, were attacking even as democrats were in full retreat. I saw this video and thought it represents the plight of true conservatives everywhere.
  • The World's Highest-Paid Musicians Of 2014 (Dr. Dre made $600million this year)

    12/11/2014 2:52:29 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 62 replies
    Forbes ^ | December 29, 2014 issue of Forbes | Zack O'Malley Greenburg
    Fifteen years ago Dr. Dre wondered aloud whether people had forgotten about him. If there was a question then, it has certainly dissipated throughout the next steps of a career filled with highlights—most recently the sale of Beats, the company he cofounded, to Apple for $3 billion. Dr. Dre took home $620 million this year before taxes, thanks largely to that deal, making him the world’s top-earning musician of 2014. More remarkably, that number also marks the largest single-year haul of any musician, ever. “It’s safe to say headphones is a good business,” said DJ Khaled, one of hip-hop’s top...
  • Spotify Predicts Music’s Stars Of 2015

    12/11/2014 2:13:03 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 35 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | posted on Dec. 10, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. | Reggie Ugwu
    They may not have a crystal ball, but the folks at Spotify do have the next best thing: heaps and heaps of hot, fresh listener data. ...Here’s who’s next up, according to Spotify. Pell Børns Raury The Bohicas Mikky Ekko Seinabo Sey Houndmouth Ezra Vine Kim Cesarion MisterWives James Bay Ryn Weaver George Ezra Young Fathers Catfish and the Bottlemen MLKMN Francesco Yates AURORA
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at 50

    12/11/2014 7:49:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/11/2014 | James Lileks
    This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer special. For those remembering how they stared with wonder and awe at the jerky stop-motion animation and shivered with delicious fear at the perils faced by the plucky buck with the incandescent schnoz, the notion that this program occurred a half century ago would be a marvelous testament to the enduring power of the show’s appeal . . . if it didn’t make you feel so damned old. If it does, that is. For young kids today it’s a cultural artifact from a time so remote it...
  • It's Too Hard to Manage Music Now: Why It's Okay to Miss the Old iPod

    12/11/2014 7:31:40 AM PST · by C19fan · 44 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | December 11, 2014 | David Sims
    Recently I had a fairly pedestrian thought, a thought I've been having on and off for 10 years: "I want to put some music onto my portable music listening device." This used to be a relative cinch: I'd put the music on iTunes, plug in my iPod, and drag the songs over. Now, anytime I dare hook my iPhone up to a computer, there's software that needs updating, apps and photos I need to clear away for extra room, and esoteric rules regarding what is allowed to "sync." After finally getting an album onto my phone, another software update a...
  • Inside Out Trailer 2 UK - Official Disney Pixar | HD .

    12/10/2014 1:22:50 PM PST · by wtd · 5 replies
    YouTube ^ | Published on Dec 10, 2014 | Disney UK
    Inside Out Trailer 2 UK - Official Disney Pixar | HD From Pixar Animation Studios, “Inside Out” opens in UK cinemas on July 24, 2015. From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter (“Monsters, Inc.,” “Up”) has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In Disney•Pixar’s original movie “ Inside Out,” he will take us to the most extraordinary location of all—inside the mind. Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new...
  • Bulldog sing-a-long

    12/10/2014 10:19:20 AM PST · by Patriot777 · 15 replies
    Liveleak.com ^ | December 8, 2014 | unknown
    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=7a3_1418050843 Whenever there's a sing-a-long in the car, it's always the one guy who doesn't know the words who insists on singing the loudest. In this group, it's Junior, the French Bulldog. But what he lacks in pitch and timing, he more than makes up for with passion. Read more at http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=7a3_1418050843#ltZm3MqGbJEUwT3B.99
  • VH1 'Hit the Floor' star Stephanie Moseley found dead in apparent murder-suicide

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    zap2it.com ^ | Dec 08th, 2014 | Casey Rackham
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