The Tontons, Quiet Company, Featherface
Warehouse Live Studio
September 1, 2012
Rewind: The Tontons Are Deemed Buzzworthy By MTV, Playing PopMontreal
It's hard to put my finger on why, but Saturday felt like the most important night for local music since at least Friday's Grandfather Child hoedown ... More >>
The movies are full of bed-hopping men -- think of Humphrey Bogart's serial flirtations in The Big Sleep (1946), and Richard Roundtree laying his way uptown and down in Shaft (1971). But in Steve McQueen's Shame, slated to open in Houston December 16, womanizing is not just an outgrowth of the plot ... More >>
In the late 1980's, music empresario Jimmy Iovine cobbled together quite a collection of pop and rock artists to record songs for a Christmas album benefitting the Special Olympics. In 1987, A Very Special Christmas was released and rapidly became an instant holiday classic thanks to the star powere ... More >>
Confidential was the most-feared Hollywood magazine back in the day. While still somewhat sedate by 21st-century standards, it was no-holds-barred in classic Hollywood.
Famously, it lost a libel suit (in Britain) for saying Liberace was gay.
Anyway, looking at covers that are floating around the w ... More >>
Jezebel, via infdaily.comWell, what's Beyonce been up to this week? For starters, Wolverine blew B's semi-erotic thriller Obsessed out of the No. 1 box-office spot, notching $87 million last weekend. Obsessed was also edged by Matthew McConaughey's equally panned romcom Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, w ... More >>
Gloria Estefan meets the media/ Photo by Olivia Flores Alvarez
The woman of the hour Thursday night was unquestionably 2008 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year Gloria Estefan, whose “Mi Tierra” was big, brassy, jazzy, horn-heavy and as Cuban as a fine Cohiba cigar. So was “Oye Mi Ca ... More >>