Comic Book world mourns the loss of Stan Lee
Nov13

Comic Book world mourns the loss of Stan Lee

Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on Monday.  As a writer and editor, Lee was key to the ascension of Marvel into a comic book titan in the 1960s when, in collaboration with artists such as Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko, he created...

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Pamela Anderson trashes #MeToo movement: ‘Feminism can go too far’
Nov06

Pamela Anderson trashes #MeToo movement: ‘Feminism can go too far’

Pamela Anderson offered a forceful condemnation of the #Me Too movement, telling an Australian TV interviewer that recent events had gone too far and that women needed to have “common sense” in dealing with men. “I think this feminism can go too far,” she told “60 Minutes Australia” host Liam Bartlett. “I think it paralyzes men. I think that this #MeToo movement is a bit too much for me. I’m sorry. I’ll probably get killed for saying...

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Drake breaks a record held by The Beatles for more that 50 years
Oct24

Drake breaks a record held by The Beatles for more that 50 years

There’s a good nine weeks until the end of the year, but when it comes to the Billboard chart, 2018 belongs to Drake. The Canadian rapper has claimed an impressive feat held by The Beatles for over 50 years: Most top 10 hits in a calendar year. With classics like “Love Me Do,” “A Hard Day’s Night” and “Can’t Buy Me Love,” the fab four dominated the 1964 charts, with 11 singles...

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony announces return to Brooklyn
Oct10

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony announces return to Brooklyn

LL Cool J is the only artist representing New York City in the 2019 list of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees. The Queens rapper, a five-time nominee, is among 15 total performers eyeing spots at the Barclays Center ceremony taking place next spring. Joining him on the ballot are six first-timers: Stevie Nicks, Def Leppard, Todd Rundgren, John Prine, Roxy Music and Devo. Janet Jackson, first nominated in 2016, is also up for...

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OneBeat, group of international artists, ready for NYC grand finale
Oct10

OneBeat, group of international artists, ready for NYC grand finale

After weeks of traveling, rehearsing and performing across the country, a group of international artists are ready for their New York City grand finale. Members of this year’s OneBeat music residency program, which includes 25 members from 18 countries, will conclude its monthlong U.S. tour with events in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn this week.Kyla-Rose Smith, OneBeat’s program manager, said the artists, who are between...

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