For the past few weeks, it's seemed there's not enough time in the day. From the time I wake up., life goes by in a blur... walking the dogs, writing on the computer, doing chores, making dinner. My husband and I usually have one day off together, and each week we try to plan some quality activity ... More >>
John Lennon famously sang that love is all you need -- but it's so much better when food and wine are part of the package. Coral Gables newest eatery, Love Is Blind Food & Wine, will be offering up all three. The new spot is the latest endeavor by the owners of Dolores But You Can Call Me Lolita an ... More >>
Remember when people used to buy music? We all convinced ourselves the packaging was actually part of the experience. Especially when someone made an album cover so titillating, stores couldn't even put a record on the shelf without special censors. Well, even in today's digital music age, some cl ... More >>
Throughout history there have been famous couples that have worked together. in just about every industry.Some duos that come to mind are Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall; Bonnie and Clyde; John Lennon and Yoko Ono; Hillary and Bill Clinton; Masters and Johnson; Irene and Frederic Joliot-Curie; Car ... More >>
Legendary music photographer Bob Gruen has worked with most of rock music's biggest talents. (He shot the iconic image of John Lennon in his New York City tank top.) But that doesn't mean he isn't willing to play favorites. "Mainly the group I like, and it's hard to call them a new group now that t ... More >>
You're dead. But that doesn't mean you can't earn big bucks. Shit, croaking could be the best career move ever. Forbes recently broke down this year's most paid, most dead celebrities. And six of those ultra-wealthy, superdeceased folks are in the music business. Nothing's gonna stop them from sell ... More >>
Rihanna's under-boob tattoo has made a comeback. Earlier today, the singer surprised her fans by revealing both the release date and cover art for her forthcoming record. Appropriately titled Unapologetic, RiRi's seventh studio album will hit shelves on November 19, MTV reports. But even more exc ... More >>
Mel Gibson's an angry motherfucker. Hollywood's anti-Semitic Christ crusader seemingly hates everything from Israel to his former girlfriend Oksana Gregorieva to positive press. But to say John Lennon "deserved to be shot" ... That's crossing the line, Mad Max. Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterh ... More >>
The lowest point of Cee Lo Green's year? If you ask most people, it was July 17, 2011, when the ex-Goodie Mob member, "Crazy" crooner, and co-"coach" on NBC's The Voice got miffed about a concert review by City Pages' Andrea Swenson and promptly unleashed a can of homophobic whoop-ass via Twitte ... More >>
Pit and Gloria go "gleek."The corridors of William McKinley High are a long fucking way from Calle Ocho, chico. But today, Entertainment Weekly reported that Pitbull is "being courted" by the producers of Fox's Glee to play the older brother of Santana (Naya Rivera), a newly out and proud lesbi ... More >>
Love, love me tooth. John Lennon's tooth.The English are notorious for rock music and poor oral hygiene. Now, for about $16,000 (£10,000), you can buy the best of both. Diehard Beatles fans with entirely too much disposable income will have the chance to bid on one of John Lennon's nasty teeth. ... More >>
Barely legal teen pop queen (and Justin Bieber's girlfriend) Selena Gomez received a seriously threatening letter from a superfan-turned-stalker named Thomas Brodnicki and Crossfade can't help but wonder if those naked gold statues had anything to do with it. Regardless, it's ridiculous for a 46 ... More >>
Turn that shit off! You're making Santa sad!Shitty Christmas music makes Santa mad. Hey, the guy's gotta drive 'round the whole world and the last thing he wants on such a long road trip is crappy tunes. And that means all the CDs he throws out of his sleigh end up falling down your chimney. Whic ... More >>
Remember Doug Giles? He's the father of "ACORN ho" Hannah Giles, an aspiring conservative talking head, and senior pastor of Aventura's Clash Church. Giles has always been unhinged, but his latest video is a bigoted, ignorant hate fest that attacks Muslims and undermines America's freedom of rel ... More >>
Artwork by John Lennon from We All Shine On benefit exhibitFor a certain kind of pop culture observer, Yoko Ono will always remain defined by her marriage to John Lennon. And Lennon will always remain a Beatle.These people, though, have misread history. They ignore (or are ignorant of) Ms. Ono's ... More >>
Picketing, boycotts, sit-ins, marching; protests can take many forms, though most, with the exception of the bumper sticker, involve some sort of action-oriented defiance. But in 1969 Yoko Ono and John Lennon proved yet another advantage of being famous. While the rest of us risk contending with ... More >>
A veteran outfit makes its most ambitious record yet.
via Wiki CommonsThe Buzz reports that Larry Cretul, the Republican speaker of the state house, will apparently now be humming the Beatles' "Come Together" all day. He found it on the Internet radio app Pandora. "It's a Beatles song and it's called 'Come Together.' If you hear me humming it from the ... More >>
Photo by Jill KhanWe have blogged about Charlie Pickett before. You've seen the videos and heard the rave reviews. Now is your chance to see the guy in action. He has that certain something, that special sauce that you cannot, no matter how hard you try, generate by practice, wishi ... More >>
As the Seventies ended and disco pushed into the mainstream, those who came of age during that period always seemed to be reminded that they had missed out on the great cultural revolution of the raging Sixties. As many recall, former Beatle John Lennon himself pretty much summed it up when he decla ... More >>
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It's something to be, on our recommended Labor Day mix
Instant Karma: The Amnesty International Campaign to Save Darfur (Warner Bros.)
The Far Now (Merge)
Cavalier artists are getting crazy in South Beach
Prairie Wind (Reprise)
Early 21st Century Blues (Latent Recordings)
Gangsta Blues VP Records
Taking it off takes off again
The Mayor of Nerville rambles on about fads, God, and other Yuletide traditions
Before Night Falls Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Blue Thumb Records
Cuban rockers shift from Lenin to Lennon
Who in his right mind would have passed up the chance to join the Beatles? Rock-and-raving pianist Roy Young did. Regrets? Don't get him started.
Jimi Hendrix's guitar. John Lennon's furniture. Bono's sunglasses. Hope I die before I get sold.
Rolling Stone and the British music press rush to Miami for the Next Big Thing. Holy mackerel!