What should I be doing instead of this?

Man or a Muppet, Dave Grohl and Whitney Houston

1 Comment · Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Foo Fighters’ frontman Dave Grohl showed again why you should be psyched about the half-hour Rock band comedy he’s developing for FX. After comments at the Grammys about music being about human passion and not “what goes on in a computer,” the hirsute rocker was lambasted online.  

Gadhafi, Randy Newman and Rolling Stone

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Several Pop stars have found themselves in the spotlight recently for performing in service of a restrictive dictatorship … and we’re not even talking about Clear Channel! The New York Times recently highlighted a juicy tidbit from the infamous WikiLeaks cables about how celebrity performers like Mariah Carey, Beyoncé, Usher and 50 Cent all accepted huge paychecks to entertain relatives of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.  

I Am Newman, Hear Me Score

New Randy Newman musical has local connection

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Randy Newman’s foray into southwest Ohio this week, performing at Miami University’s Middletown campus Saturday, is a rare treat. It’s not that he doesn’t like going on the road, but he has so many competing interests it’s often difficult to find the time. In addition to being a singer/songwriter whose often-ironic, satirical and sometimes-character-driven compositions have become contemporary Pop classics, he’s also become a major composer for film.