Remember three years ago when your workplace productivity levels plunged because people kept sending those Yacht Rock videos around the office? It's quite possible that in the wake of watching parodies of the incestuous early '80s careers of dudes who had recorded with Steely Dan, you wasted all of ... More >>
Rom-coms used to be a cash cow and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Like marriage, This Is 40 is long, aimless and worth it.
Michael WIlsonLoudon Wainwright IIIAt 65, singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III is, perhaps, the elder statesmen of musicians who were tagged as "The Next Bob Dylan" in the early 1970s. But Wainwright's cynicism and humor have always set his songs a part from the typical coffee house troubadour ... More >>
Rom-com is sweet, but not groundbreaking.
A quarter of a year has passed since Enrique Iglesias released his first hit in a couple of years with "I Like It." I didn't like it then, and I don't like it now.With his latest material, Iglesias seems to be throwing off the suave, mysterious Latin male facade he utilized for so long and replacing ... More >>
Hear the song (but not the lyrics) of Michael McDonald
Is it us, or does Eric Gagne look like Seth Rogen from The 40-Year-Old Virgin? SURPRISE, ARIZONA -- No, this guy didn't show up and go dumb yesterday afternoon here at Texas Rangers spring training. But this guy went deep. Twice. Which, for a team in desperate need of some thump from its outfield, w ... More >>
The Dan and McDonald hit Nokia
Will Clarke's second novel will be published at month's end, to be followed by a major motion picture. At least, that's what his producers tell him. This morning I got a call from Will Clarke, the local adman-turned-genius-novelist whose mug graced a cover of the paper version of Unfair Park last su ... More >>