Rhapsody in Black: The Life and Music of Roy Orbison By John Kruth, 256 pp., $27.99. Dwight Yoakam once likened Roy Orbison's voice to "the cry of an angel falling backward through an open window." Tom Waits called him the "Rockabilly Rigoletto." And Bruce Springsteen, whose own music shows a clear ... More >>
Not a lot of television shows win multiple Grammys. Then again, not a lot of television shows ever sounded (or looked) like Miami Vice. The cutting-edge series perfectly captured the pastel zeitgeist of its time when it debuted in 1984, influencing film, fashion, design and music in a way that few T ... More >>
Live Fast, Die Young: Misadventures in Rock 'n' Roll America by Chris Price and Joe Harland Trafalgar Square Publishing, 320 pp., $13.95 Friends and former coworkers at the BBC -- where they programmed radio and video music -- Price and Harland's jumping-off point for this music travelogue across ... More >>
If you're a diehard golf fan, be warned that this post contains practically no Masters 2012 analysis, and I can virtually assure you that you won't learn anything new. However, if you're a casual golf fan who only pays attention to the sport when Tiger Woods is a) in the mix to win a tournament, b) ... More >>
The Republicans are whittling down now to the bare bones. Not to discredit anyone, but the race is basically Rom vs. Newt for the win. While we don't really miss the circus show that was the Republican Party just a few short months ago, at least we had more options. Now that we are getting down to t ... More >>
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There's nothing good about this remake of an awful ol' show
In the season of sequels and Happy Meal toys, '05 may be a pleasant surprise.
The tannenbaum gets a makeover at Buffalo Bayou ArtPark
It came from Japan and may turn out to be bigger than Godzilla. It,s drifting - a high-speed, fishtailing race toward a wall without a crash. They hope.
Saturday, April 6
Marc Kajs repeatedly asked the police for protection. They said theycouldn't do anything until his stalker physically harmed him. Eight bulletslater it was too late.