Book offers juicy peek at Johnny Carson's life Bushkin's memoir is also a well-written corporate tale that reveals the tough business of staying America's favorite late-night host, full of stories of money, sex and skullduggery, peppered with plenty of laughs. Bushkin began handling Carson's affairs in ... 10/20/2013 - 1:31 am | View Link
Johnny Carson ruled late night, but the man behind the laughs remains elusive Two-time Emmy winner Peter Jones tackles this challenge, making a mighty effort to get behind the numbers with the "American Masters" portrait "Johnny Carson: King of Late Night." It premieres at 9 p.m. Monday on WVIZ Channel 25 and WEAO Channel 49. 05/11/2012 - 10:41 pm | View Link
Haven’t you heard, music lovers? It’s a very special day for the biggest pop star in the world. (♬You’re soooo vain, Beyoncé, you probably think this lede is about you.♬) Taylor Swift is turning twenty four, -our, -our, -our. She’s already celebrated her birthday in Australia, where she’s presently touring, but due to the culturally deleterious atrophy of the print-media business model, we’re stuck commemorating the occasion from afar at the Time-Life Building (“so I’ll watch your life in pictures…”).
Q: I read in a different column about a family who let guests sleep in a bed with bedbugs, and my husband and I were absolutely horrified. That got me thinking about what to do if we did have a problem (which we don’t), as I live in a destination city and have a lot of house guests (who I do enjoy).
The Beatles, Kraftwerk, and the Isley Brothers are among a group to be honored with the Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Awards early next year. Other artists receiving the honor include singer-songwriter Kris Kristofferson, Zydeco virtuoso Clifton Chenier, Mexican singer Armando Manzanero and violinist Maud Powell. The ceremony will takes place on January 25th, the night before the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.
Apparently, Inside Llewyn Davis — which was just nominated for a best picture Golden Globe in the comedy/musical category — just couldn’t fit all the folk music in just one movie. Though the Coen brothers film is chock full of performances of folk-music classics, it has also inspired a concert film, Another Day/Another Time: Celebrating the Music of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ which was filmed at a Sept.