R.I.P. — Pat DiNizio

Very sad to share The Smithereens’ lead singer Pat DiNizio passed away today, leaving behind an amazing power-pop catalog which populated college rock and MTV from the mid-80s through early-90s. Currently no details on the cause of death from their Facebook page, but if his physical shape from a year ago, when I saw him […]

Gimme some sugar

Won’t even begin to list the wide-ranging bands who made the editor’s cut of 75 bands “playing” in this clip. Enjoy.

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Fa-la-la-la-la!!! It’s December, plus any excuse to see Martha Quinn.

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Da blues.

The Mob Drools

John Ziegler’s red-hot column on how an ignorant Twitter mob is trying to destroy Greg Schiano due to allegations related to Jerry Sandusky, and how they could NOT possibly be more wrong. The truth, as always, readily available for any willing to digest it.

The backlash against his hire, fueled largely by Tennessee based radio […]

Punchlines that were never there

New(re-?)found respect for Jim Carrey after watching Netflix’s “Jim & Andy — The Great Beyond.” Great self-evaluation of his rise and stumbles from Carrey as he inter-weaves previously unseen behind-the-scenes footage when shooting Man on the Moon. Highly, highly recommended.

From the Trailer Park — Black Panther

Chadwick Boseman is so cool …

Better late than gone forever

Thank God for patience and perserverence. More should-be bombshells at the full LawNewz story.

To the vast majority of people, both in the news media and not, the “Penn State Scandal” is extremely old news and as dead and decided as Harvey Weinstein’s movie-making career. However, for a growing number of some of those still […]

R.I.P., Tom Petty

As details remain pending on specifics beyond cardiac arrest, shocked and saddened with news of Tom Petty’s passing. Here are a few favorites …

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Peter Gabriel. “Shut your mouth …”