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  • Gregg Allman: Southern Pride Without the ConfederacyGregg Allman: Southern Pride Without the Confederacy
    The tributes to Gregg Allman, who died Saturday at 69, have been flowing steadily. They’ve noted his mellifluous voice, his keyboard, his composing talents, his marriage to Cher, his creation of
  • Loretta Lynn Remains in Hospital Following StrokeLoretta Lynn Remains in Hospital Following Stroke
    Loretta Lynn’s publicist confirmed to Rare Country on May 8 that the country music legend remains hospitalized after a stroke. Country music fans will recall that news broke over the weekend that
  • Talks Progress as Writers Guild Strike Looms in HollywoodTalks Progress as Writers Guild Strike Looms in Hollywood
    LOS ANGELES — The Writers Guild of America and the major studios appeared Sunday to be moving closer toward a deal that would avert a strike, with the studios appearing to increase their offers on
  • Bob Dylan Finally Receives Nobel Prize in StockholmBob Dylan Finally Receives Nobel Prize in Stockholm
    American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan accepted his Nobel Prize in literature Saturday in Stockholm, members of the Swedish Academy and local media reported. Dylan received his Nobel diploma and medal
  • ‘Gong Show’ Host Chuck Barris Dead at 87‘Gong Show’ Host Chuck Barris Dead at 87
    By Doreen McCallister KUNM Chuck Barris not only hosted The Gong Show, but he is responsible for creating such iconic TV game shows as The Dating Game and The Newlywed Game. Barris died of natural
  • Gov. Christie May Be Eying a Job as Sports Radio JockGov. Christie May Be Eying a Job as Sports Radio Jock
    As Chris Christie contemplates what he’ll do for a living after leaving the governor’s office in January 2018, there’s at least one job he’s in the running for: sports radio
  • Video Likely to Hurt ‘A Dog’s Purpose’Video Likely to Hurt ‘A Dog’s Purpose’
    Marketers would describe “A Dog’s Purpose” as a film with “four-quadrant” appeal, meaning it’s likely to draw moviegoers of both genders, young and old. Based on a
  • Actress Betty White Turns 95Actress Betty White Turns 95
    In honor of Betty White’s birthday, here are five things you may not know about The Golden Girls star: White was born in 1922, before sliced bread, ballpoint pens and bubble gum. White
  • Hollywood Sign Altered to Read ‘Hollyweed’Hollywood Sign Altered to Read ‘Hollyweed’
    Los Angeles residents awoke early Sunday to see that one thing, at least, looked different in the New Year: the Hollywood sign. Armed with four tarpaulins, a prankster had climbed Mount Lee under the
  • Carrie Fisher: Princess On and Off the ScreenCarrie Fisher: Princess On and Off the Screen
    Carrie Fisher didn’t just fight Darth Vader. She fought sexism. She fought ageism. She fought alcoholism, drug addiction, depression and bipolar disorder. She fought her critics. Fisher died
  • Hollywood Icon Zsa Zsa Gabor Dies at Age 99Hollywood Icon Zsa Zsa Gabor Dies at Age 99
    Hungarian-born celebrity, who was famous for being famous — and for marrying 9 times — passed away of a heart attack in Los Angeles By Hillel Italie In an Aug. 15, 1986 file photo, actress Zsa
  • Actor Alan Thicke Dies at Age 69Actor Alan Thicke Dies at Age 69
    RepublishReprint Alan Thicke, Canadian actor and dedicated NHL fan, died playing hockey with his son on Tuesday. He was 69 years old. According to TMZ, Thicke was playing hockey with his 19-year-old
  • Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Imported from ChinaBob Dylan’s Lyrics Imported from China
    In 2014, as if anticipating his Nobel Prize for Literature by two years, Bob Dylan published what he considers the authoritative version of his lyrics from 1961 to 2012, appropriately called The
  • Hollywood’s Most Notorious Fidel Castro FansHollywood’s Most Notorious Fidel Castro Fans
    Fidel Castro was a communist leader with an atrocious human rights record. He imprisoned public critics and political enemies while controlling nearly all forms of media from the outside world
  • Michael Shannon Calls for ‘Civil War’, Voter DeathMichael Shannon Calls for ‘Civil War’, Voter Death
    “Man of Steel” and “Boardwalk Empire” actor Michael Shannon revealed in recent interviews he has no kind words for Donald Trump. That shouldn’t come as much of a

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