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Q&A: Ace Frehley Would Like To Be a Stand-Up Comedian

During our conversation, he discussed his knack for choosing great covers — including “New York Groove” — his new album, his fiancée, his sobriety and his recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

08/22/2014

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Smashing Pumpkins Classic Rock Covers, Uncovered

The new, expanded edition of The Smashing Pumpkins’ “Pisces Iscariot” reveals that even during the punk-obsessed ’90s, frontman Billy Corgan had a pretty big jones for the classic rock and pop of the ’60s and ’70s.

07/05/2012

Don Kirshner Is Dead

No question, Don Kirshner was one of the biggest superpowers of music publishing/promotion in the 50’s and 60’s.  Don worked closely with the Brill Building artists like [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Neil Sedaka[/lastfm] and [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Carole King[/lastfm]; controlled […]

01/18/2011

Batman 3 will be minus a main character

How in the world could anyone play The Joker after Heath Ledger?  Impossible.  It’s not just my opinion, but that of director Christopher Nolan.

07/13/2010

“Homey, you’re the greatest!”

If I asked you to name your favorite TV or movie character from the last 20 years, could you?  I’m not sure I could.  I can tell you who it would NOT be: Spongebob Squarepants, […]

06/01/2010

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