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Rock Hall Induction 2014: Inside the Fights, Performances, Kiss' Wrath

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:20
It's less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's induction ceremony at Brooklyn's Barclays Center and the organizations's President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night's sleep "Some nights I wake up at 4 am and write down notes for the next...

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Watch David Letterman Introduce Lou Reed Tribute

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 12:05
On Thursday REM bassist Mike Mills tweeted that David Letterman had just announced his retirement begging the question – at least among those unfamiliar with the Late Night music schedule – how he was the one to get the scoop The answer of course was that he former bandmate Peter...

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Johnny Knoxville Will Voice Leonardo in 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:00
The upcoming live-action Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot just added a real-life Jackass Eternal prankster Johnny Knoxville has signed on to voice half-shell leader Leonardo in the Michael Bay-produced film Deadline reports Meanwhile Monk star Tony Shalhoub has also joined the voice cast as Splinter the wise rat who teaches the turtles their martial arts skills Johnny Knoxville on...

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David Letterman: Last of the Stand-Up Guys

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:35
David Letterman had a sketch in 1983 called "They Took My Show Away" — an after-school special where Dave helps coach a little kid to be a more responsible TV watcher ("Jimmy are you gonna do homework all night? Don't you think you ought to watch a little TV?") But...

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Watch Janelle Monae and M.I.A.'s Hologram Stage Duet

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 09:15
MIA and Janelle Monae performed two live duets last night – even though they were playing on opposite coasts Aided by futuristic (and let's face it terrifying) technology hologram images of Monae (in Los Angeles) and MIA (in New York) were beamed onto each other's respective stages for a show-closing...

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David Letterman Retires: Fallon, Kimmel, Arsenio and More Pay Tribute

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 08:22
Following David Letterman's surprise retirement announcement yesterday many late-night talk-show hosts all of whom began their careers during the three decades Letterman has been on the air have begun paying their tributes Jimmy Fallon who hosts The Tonight Show – the show that Letterman was vying for when Johnny Carson said...

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'Game of Thrones' Reimagined as Classic '70s Sitcom

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 18:00
The dragons are awesome and the Red Wedding may have been one of TV's monumental game changers but more than mythical beasts and egregious betrayals Game of Thrones has always been missing one thing a good ol' fashioned laugh track Filmmaker Garrison Dean has delivered just that reimagining the hit HBO...

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Bryan Cranston to Reveal 'Secrets and Lies' in Upcoming Memoir

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:50
Breaking Bad star Bryan Cranston will write a memoir about his life and work as an actor set to be published in fall 2015 by Simon & Schuster imprint Scribner The New York Times reports Find Out Where 'Breaking Bad"s Finale Landed on Our 20 Best TV Moments of 2013 In a press release the...

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R.E.M.'s Mike Mills Explains Leaking David Letterman's Retirement

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 17:39
When news broke that David Letterman would be retiring from late-night television after three decades the source of the news got nearly as much attention as the news itself That's because it was former REM bassist Mike Mills – a guest on Thursday's show – who was the first to...

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Final Season of 'True Blood' to Premiere This Summer

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:50
True Blood's seventh and final season will premiere on HBO Sunday June 22nd at 9 pm ET TV Line reports wrapping up after just ten more episodes The show's final season will feature a few new additions to the cast including Riley Smith of 90210 and Nathan Parsons who will...

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David Letterman Retiring in 2015

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 16:40
After more than three decades in late-night television David Letterman will say his final goodnights next year He discussed his decision to retire at Thursday's taping of The Late Show and will reportedly issue a statement sometime before the episode airs Former REM bassist Mike Mills who was a guest...

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Kiss to Crowdsource Ideas for 40th Anniversary Celebration

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:55
You wanted the best you come up with the best Kiss' Gene Simmons wants help formulating ideas for how Rolling Stone's current cover stars should celebrate their 40th anniversary in the "most epic way possible" this year So he's put it to the band's fans via Tongal a company that connects...

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LCD Soundsystem 'Long Goodbye' Exhibition to Be Held in New York

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:36
Record shop Rough Trade NYC is hosting an LCD Soundsystem interactive gallery beginning Monday in anticipation of the now-defunct dance-rock crew's posthumous release The Long Goodbye LCD Soundsystem Live at Madison Square Garden The exhibit will display the "sounds sights and emotions" of the band's nearly four-hour farewell concert which...

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Peter Travers: Beware the Scum of March

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 15:30
It was Caesar's soothsayer who warned "Beware the scum of March" – ok maybe not in those exact words but centuries later the Ides isn't half as horrifying as the ten miserable movies Peter Travers tosses into this month's scum bucket And please do "Boo" along at home Travers requests...

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Nils Lofgren Recalls Touring With Bruce, Writing With Lou Reed

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:35
In the time-flies department this June marks the 30th anniversary of Nils Lofgren's debut as a member of the E Street Band "I was a deer in the headlights" Lofgren recalls of the first arena show with the band in St Paul "That first night was crazy We were also...

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2 Chainz Charged With Felony Drug Possession

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:30
Ten months after 2 Chainz was arrested in Los Angeles the rapper was formally charged for felony drug possession 20 Best Hip-Hop Album of 2013 'BOATS II Me Time' In a felony complaint provided to Rolling Stone by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office the rapper will be charged with possession of...

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'Game of Thrones' Pedro Pascal on Playing the Red Viper

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 14:30
The official story is that Prince Oberyn Martell has come to King's Landing as a guest of honor at King Joffrey's wedding to Margaery Tyrell But as Game of Thrones viewers know by now when it comes to Westerosi weddings drunk uncles and handsy bridesmaids are the least of your worries...

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Jack White Plans 'World's Fastest Released Record'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:50
"Speedy" Jack White plans on recording pressing and selling the single "Lazaretto" on Record Store Day for what he's calling the "world's fastest released record in the history of mankind" What's a Lazaretto? Behind Jack White's new album title To do so White will take the stage at 10 am...

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Sarah Palin, Jimmy Fallon Mock Putin on 'Tonight Show'

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 13:30
Being able to see Russia from her house has finally paid off for Sarah Palin The former vice presidential nominee stopped by The Tonight Show on Wednesday for a sketch that found her chatting about foreign policy and fighting bears with Russian President Vladimir Putin played by host Jimmy Fallon As...

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N.W.A Biopic Director Explains Casting Criteria

Thu, 04/03/2014 - 12:10
Director F Gary Gray who has helmed movies like Friday The Italian Job and Be Cool is currently casting five actors to portray the members of NWA for his biopic Straight Outta Compton A reporter for KCRW recently caught up with him at one of the castings which have so far...

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