Human Interest

The Glorious Corner: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards, Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson’s Family Trouble, David Letterman, and More

    G.H. Harding    From Billboard: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its Class of 2017 on Friday (April 7) night at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Folk icon and social justice activist Joan Baez, string-augmented rock hitmakers Electric Light Orchestra, arena rock titans Journey, grunge pioneers Pearl Jam, West Coast rap god Tupac […]

Worf Ancestor In ‘Star Trek: Discovery’? It Almost Happened

Displayed with permission from iDigital Times Between Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Michael Dorn has appeared in more episodes of Star Trek than any other actor. We can’t seem to get enough of his character Worf, born a Klingon on Qo’noS but raised by humans on Earth. And while […]

Nominees Announced For The “2017 Billboard Music Awards

dick clark productions and ABC today released the nominees for the “2017 Billboard Music Awards,” honoring the year’s most successful artists in 52 categories of music.  The “2017 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast LIVE from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 21 at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT on ABC. This […]

The Glorious Corner: Homeland, Path Fund, Beauty and the Beast, New York’s Punk and Art Scene’s Glenn O’Brien Passes and More

G.H. Harding  HOMELAND MAKES A KILLING — Last night Homeland has its sixth season finale and killed off a major character – Rupert Friend’s Peter Quinn, a soul-mate of sorts to Claire Danes’ Carrie Mathison, who was shot and killed by police as he attempted to drive Carrie and President-elect Elizabeth Keane (Elizabeth Marvel) away […]

Yes Joins Its ‘Heroes’ in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

“And we thought we waited a long time to get in the Hall of Fame,” said Rush bassist Geddy Lee, as he and Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson delivered a moving tribute Friday to progressive-rock giants Yes at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Brooklyn. RELATED: Rick Wakeman’s piano journey into Yes, […]

DVD Review: DVD Review: Leonard Cohen – The Live Broadcast Sessions 1985-1993

  DVD Review: Leonard Cohen – The Live Broadcast Sessions 1985-1993 Text © Robert Barry Francos / FFanzeen, 2017 Images from the Internet Leonard Cohen: The Live Broadcast Sessions 1985-1993 Go Faster Records / MVD Visual 118 minutes, 2016 www.mvdvisual.com When Leonard Cohen died in November 2016, he was a Canadian, certified Zen monk and […]

Britney Spears’ ‘Piece of Me’ Vegas Residency Ending in December

Britney Spears‘ Las Vegas residency will end this year. The 35-year-old singer’s ‘Piece of Me’ show at Planet Hollywood is set to end on December 31 and her manager Larry Rudolph has revealed that Britney and her team have not yet decided what she will do next. He told the Las Vegas Review-Journal: “We are […]

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in New York honors Pearl Jam, Joan Baez, Yes

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. | The 2017 class of inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame were honored for their contributions to the history of the music genre Friday evening during a celebratory concert at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Electric Light Orchestra (ELO), Joan Baez, Journey, Nile Rodgers, Yes, Tupac Shakur and […]

The Glorious Corner: Tyce Unplugged, Honey West New Release, WNEW Radio Charlie Jefferds, Don Rickles Passes and More

    G.H. Harding  TYCE UNPLUGGED — After his debut album was released last month and a SRO-show held at Steve Walter’s Cutting Room, with a full spot-on band; Broadway Records hosted a Tyce-Unplugged show Wednesday night at SIR in lower-Manhattan. Backed only by producer Zak Lloyd (who was just exceptional), Tyce ran acoustically through […]

2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards | Nominations and Categories Annoucement

MTV today announced the categories and nominees for the first-ever 2017 “MTV Movie & TV Awards,” celebrating the actors, stories and moments that defined pop culture in the past year. Fans can begin voting immediately at MTV.com. Comedian, film and TV star Adam Devine will host young Hollywood’s party of the year LIVE from the […]

Britney Spears to Be Recognized With First-Ever Radio Disney Music Awards ‘Icon’ Award

  At the 2017 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), multiplatinum, Grammy Award-winning pop superstar Britney Spears will be presented with the first-ever RDMA “Icon” Award, which recognizes a distinguished artist whose career transcends popular culture and whose music is loved by generations of Radio Disney fans. Spears will receive the inaugural award at music’s biggest […]

The Glorious Corner: The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Super Deluxe Edition, The Who’s Tommy, HBO’s Big Little Lies and More!

G.H. Harding  PEPPERED AGAIN — Details have started to emerge as the Beatles prepare an expanded 50th anniversary reissue of 1967’s Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band – including the extra content, a release date and information regarding various formats. A sprawling six-disc Super Deluxe Edition is being offered, as are two-CD, two-LP and single-disc […]

On The Teen Beat: Ariana Grande Reunites With Victorious Castmates During Concert

    Ariana Grande was joined by her old Victorious castmates during an Inglewood, California concert on Friday. Grande reunited with Leon Thomas III and Matt Bennett, her former co-stars from the hit U.S. kids show, prior to taking the stage at The Forum as part of her Dangerous Woman tour. The 23-year-old posed for […]

Bob Dylan Finally Accepts Nobel Prize For Literature

  Bob Dylan has finally received his Nobel Prize for Literature after several months of delay. The singer and songwriter was awarded the honor by the Swedish Academy in October, but he did not attend the subsequent prizegiving ceremony in December due to pre-existing commitments, and he has also yet to deliver the lecture that […]

On The Teen Beat: Selena Gomez Meets The Weeknd’s Family

Selena Gomez has been given the seal of approval by The Weeknd’s mother and grandmother. The ‘Come and Get It’ hitmaker recently visited Toronto with her boyfriend – whose real name is Abel Tesfaye – and he took the opportunity whilst in his hometown to introduce the brunette beauty to his loved ones, and was […]

On The Teen Beat: Harry Styles’ Reveals Debut Solo Single ‘Sign of the Times’

Harry Styles‘ debut solo single will be called ‘Sign of the Times’.  The former One Direction star took to Twitter on Friday afternoon (31.03.17) to reveal the name of his hotly-anticipated track, which will be released on April 7. He wrote on the microblogging site: “SIGN.OF.THE.TIMES // 7.APRIL.17 // (sic)” Harry previously teased his solo […]