Jukeboxes serve a simple yet critical role in bars everywhere. They can help you cope after a breakup, relax you after a long day of work, remind you of what you love mos or fire you up and give you something to dance to.
A jukebox used to be the imprint of a bar's spirit, hosting a select set of ... More >>
This week Madonna's 12th studio album and dive into the deep end of the EDM pool, MDNA, came out. I didn't like it very much. But what I like even less is the sexism-tinged age-baiting that the record seems to be inspiring in so many critics. Forbes was likely the worst offender of the bunch, going ... More >>
This year, like most years, the multi-million-dollar-slinging advertising competition known as the Super Bowl was largely dominated by those in the motor vehicle category. But if you were paying close attention, somewhere between the David Beckham ogling, flipping back and forth from the Super Bowl ... More >>
When reviewing previous Train songs in my column, I imagined lead singer Pat Monahan as one of those guitar-playing guys on college campuses who hasn't grown out of it. A few years later, I'm starting to understand Train's target demographic might be the women who were captivated by these jerks when ... More >>
I sympathize with Kelly Rowland, I really do. It must suck being constantly overshadowed by your former Destiny's Child groupmate Beyoncé. Really: If Rowland cured cancer tomorrow, the story would probably be buried under another one about Beyoncé's breakfast.
Photo by Patrick MichelsLarry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray on the Southfork Ranch balcony at the November 2008 Dallas cast reunionLarry Hagman's already in Dallas -- downtown, to be specific, where the once and future J.R. Ewing will speak at 11 this morning and again at 2 this afternoon ... More >>
During last night's showing of the Top 12 gents, it bame abundantly clear: This competition is unbelievably tough. And it's not just because there's a great deal of talent on this season of American Idol. Rather, it's because the judges and the show have included some niche performers who, in the ... More >>
Super Bowl XLV's Media Center Radio Row over at the Sheraton was starting to die down last night when in walked a familiar face.
And, I admit, an even more familiar caboose.
Ines Sainz is the award-winning reporter for Mexico City's TV Azteca. You remember her from the flap with the ... More >>
Shut up, Jimmy Buffett.You know what really gives us the summertime blues? "Summertime Blues," not to mention other maddening summer hits like "All I Wanna Do," "Margaritaville" or the shotgun-in-mouth-inducing "Hot Hot Hot."
It's bad enough global warming is cooking the planet like a plastic cu ... More >>
You don't need a half-wit music critic to tell you it's been a remarkable year for America, one historians will be discussing and researching for centuries to come. War, financial collapse, politics, technology: All have been dinner-table topics for many Americans. Racial barriers in 2008 were de ... More >>