Diamond Dallas Page Goes Viral With Christmas-Themed Animated Video ‘Twas The Smackdown Before Christmas’

For many professional wrestlers, being a three-time world champion would be the pinnacle of their career. In the case of Diamond Dallas Page, being one of the top draws of the late 1990s is only one of the WWE Hall of Famer’s successes. As the founder of DDP YOGA, Page is at the center of […]

AT&T Stadium’s Culinary Team On Christmas 2017’s ‘Texas-Style Dressing Holiday Meal’ And Where It Came From

Widely known as “America’s Team” when it comes to the National Football League, the Dallas Cowboys organization is known to be the most valuable sports team in the world. In turn, it is fitting that the NFL team with a record 190 consecutive sold-out games and eight Super Bowl appearances would also have a world-class […]

Jordan Feldstein, Jonah Hill’s Brother And Maroon 5’s Manager, Dead At 40

As founder of the Los Angeles-based company Career Artist Management, Jordan Feldstein was an important figure in the music industry. After getting his start working with ICM and Bill Leopold Management, Feldstein started up CAM. The mainstay client of Career Artist Management — also known as “CAM” — was Maroon 5, whose members Feldstein knew […]

Nate Burleson Announces The Nate Burleson King Leo Collection For Baynes + Baker, A New Fashion Line

Following award-winning high school and college football careers, wide receiver Nate Burleson made his National Football League debut in 2003, playing for the Minnesota Vikings. Burleson picked up the slack for the Vikings during the 2004 season when star receiver Randy Moss was injured, logging his first season with over 1,000 receiving yards. Burleson moved […]

Fashion Designer Joseph Abboud On An Emerging Fashion Trend For Men

Joseph Abboud has spent decades as a prominent figure within the fashion world, and his namesake Joseph Abboud brand celebrated its 30th anniversary this year in 2017. In addition to the aforementioned Joseph Abboud line of menswear, Abboud has contributed to other prominent brands like Chanel, Lord & Taylor, H&M, Men’s Wearhouse, and Ralph Lauren […]

12 WWE Superstars We Haven’t Seen On-Air In A While

At any given time within the world of WWE, there are dozens of performers wrestling as part of the company’s main roster. Of all that contracted talent, at least a handful of those performers are likely to be injured and/or on leave. While the WWE has five hours of weekly television programming between Raw and […]

Shmaltz Brewing Company Rolls Out 3 Hanukkah-Themed Beer Offerings, Plans To Expand With Another Tap Room

While the beer brand HE’BREW has surely made a lot of people laugh with its pun-oriented name, the success of its parent entity, the Shmaltz Brewing Company, is nothing to laugh at. Now an employer of 30 staff members with over 40 awards to its credit, Shmaltz has accomplished a lot in its 21 years. […]

Peter Frampton On A Favorite Career Moment That Still Gives Him ‘Chills’

Peter Frampton’s musical career began as a teenager, playing with The Trubeats, who were managed by Bill Wyman of The Rolling Stones. His next band, The Herd, had several hits while Frampton was named “The Face of 1968” by U.K. teen magazine Rave. Shortly after that, Frampton joined the band Humble Pie alongside The Small […]

The Smithereens’ Pat DiNizio Has Passed Away At 62

Formed in 1980 in New Jersey, The Smithereens first found success in the latter half of the 1980s. Considered a pioneering band within the power-pop genre, The Smithereens inspired a lot of notable rock artists of the 1980s and 1990s, including Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, Fountains of Wayne, The Gin Blossoms, Fastball, Toad the Wet Sprocket, […]

Artie Lange Is ‘Sorry’ For His October 8 Tweet, Says He is ‘Ok’ After A Visit From The Hoboken Police

For more than 20 years, Artie Lange has been entertaining audiences as a comedian, radio host, writer, and actor. However, for many of those years, the former Mad TV and Howard Stern Show star has had fans concerned about his well-being. As detailed in Lange’s two best-selling books, Too Fat to Fish and Crash and […]

Todd Rundgren On Combining ‘New And Old Material’ For A Possible Broadway Musical

After leaving the Philadelphia band The Nazz, Todd Rundgren embarked on a solo career in the early 1970s. This would lead to a score of charting hits — including “Hello It’s Me,” “I Saw The Light,” and “Bang On The Drum All Day” — in addition to a career as a leading producer of pop […]

Garbage’s Shirley Manson Responds To Morrissey’s Controversial Comments About Kevin Spacey And Assault Victims

An outspoken cult hero known for songs like “Meat Is Murder,” “We Hate It When Our Friends Become Successful,” and “The More You Ignore Me, The Closer I Get,” Morrissey has been crafting controversy since The Smiths formed in 1982. The Manchester native has recently been in the news as he has been doing press […]

Dave Navarro On Why Spike Series ‘Ink Master’ Has Been Successful And Whether There Will Be A 10th Season

Dave Navarro has had at least three waves of success within his career as an entertainer. He started in the 1980s as the hotshot guitarist of the Los Angeles quartet Jane’s Addiction. After the alternative-rock icons broke up in the early 1990s, Navarro formed the band Deconstruction in 1993 — leading to a Rick Rubin-produced […]

Cindy Wilson Of The B-52s On Her ‘Favorite Meeting’ With Dolly Parton, As Told To One Of The Foo Fighters

It has been over 40 years since the Athens, Georgia, group known as the B-52s formed, leading to worldwide hits like “Love Shack,” “Roam,” “Private Idaho” and “Rock Lobster.” The band has taken breaks over the years, but 2008 brought a new studio album Funplex, while founding members Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson have also […]

According To Sammy Hagar, A Van Halen Reunion Has Gone From ‘Kind Of Inevitable’ To ‘It’s Over, Man’

One of the best-selling American rock bands of all time, Van Halen first became a household name in the United States with its self-titled 1978 album. The hits kept coming with multi-platinum efforts like Diver Down and 1984. Van Halen experienced even more monumental commercial success after Sammy Hagar joined the band in 1985, replacing […]

KISS Singer Paul Stanley Criticizes Both Marilyn Manson And Charles Manson With A Single Tweet

Following the death of convicted murderer Charles Manson on November 19, a variety of celebrities have weighed in on social media. The majority of celebrities seemed to be critical of Manson, a former cult leader responsible for the death of nine people, not giving the usual “R.I.P.” tribute that a notable figure in history may […]

‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Tammy Rivera On Her Upcoming EP, Working With Waka Flocka Flame & Swimsuit Line T-Rivera

Tammy Rivera first became known by millions of people when she joined the cast of the VH1 reality show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta in 2014. Since then, Rivera has expanded her career in multiple areas. She appeared on the BET series Tales, started up the swimwear line T-Rivera and recently released her debut single […]

Fragile Mortals Vocalist Darryl ‘DMC’ McDaniels On Comics, Charity, Collaborations, And ‘The Dark Project’

A supergroup of sorts, Fragile Mortals features members of Run-DMC, Exodus, Pro-Pain, and Generation Kill. Produced by former Guns N’ Roses (and current Sons of Apollo) guitarist Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal, The Dark Project is the long-awaited debut album from Fragile Mortals. A hybrid of metal and hip-hop, The Dark Project is heavy both musically and […]

Tony Clifton On His October 31 And November 1 Shows At The Iridium, New Netflix Film ‘Jim & Andy,’ And More

A show business legend who has performed alongside Rodney Dangerfield, The Muppets and Andy Kaufman, Tony Clifton has been making people scratch their heads for almost 40 years. While Clifton has been immortalized through the hit bio-pic Man On The Moon, the globe-trotting singer still feels that he has plenty to prove, as stated during […]

Dhani Harrison On His New ‘IN/PARALLEL’ Album, The Traveling Wilburys, Formula 1, And Scoring Movies

IN/PARALLEL is the debut solo effort from British-born, Los Angeles-based musician, composer, and singer/songwriter Dhani Harrison. However, over a decade ago, Harrison began to turn heads as the lead guitarist and singer of Thenewno2, who received rave reviews from Spin Magazine, NPR, and Rolling Stone alike. Just as Thenewno2 started to take off among critics […]

Pat Boone On Reissuing ‘In A Metal Mood’ And Working With Metallica, Alice Cooper, And Other Hard Rock Royalty

With over 45 million records sold worldwide and 220 consecutive weeks on the charts to his credit, few singers have accomplished even a small fraction of what Pat Boone has. However, music has only been one facet of Boone’s career, as he is the holder of three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In […]

Actor, Comedian, And ‘Five Minutes To Kill’ Author Fred Stoller On Leaving New York And Dining In Los Angeles

Fred Stoller began his career as a stand-up comic, notably appearing on the HBO’s Young Comedians Special in 1989 alongside David Spade and Rob Schneider. In the years since then, he appeared on dozens of major television shows (e.g. Friends, Everybody Loves Raymond, Anger Management, Wizards of Waverly Place) and worked as a television writer […]

‘Patient Seventeen’ Director Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell On Dr. Roger Leir, Joe Rogan, UFOs, And More

Imagine there was a film about a surgeon who claims to remove highly-advanced implanted microchips from the bodies of everyday people. Odds are that you would assume this to be a fictional sci-fi movie, yet Patient Seventeen — as directed by Jeremy Kenyon Lockyer Corbell — is an investigative documentary. Following the now-deceased Dr. Roger […]

Black+Blum Founder Dan Black On The New Food Flask, Working With Kickstarter, And What’s Ahead For The Brand

Imagine having a container to pack your lunch in that can not only keep your meal hot for six hours but also maintain your food’s coldness for up to eight hours. On top of it, this flask would be BPA-free, made of quality stainless steel, and have a vegan leather strap. Fortunately, these are all […]

Fever High’s Reni Lane, Anna Nordeen & Adam Schlesinger On New Album ‘FHNY,’ Jeff Goldblum, And Playing Live

On the heels of last year’s Sire Records-released All Work EP, Fever High will be putting out its long-awaited debut full-length on November 10. Titled FHNY, the 11-song collection is refreshingly poppy yet vintage. First single, “Spy,” premiered via All Things Go, while recent rave reviews have come in from the Guardian, the Nerdist, NPR […]

Weezer’s Brian Bell Answers 6 Quick Questions For ‘The Inquisitr,’ New Album ‘Pacific Daydream’ Out October 27

When Weezer first got attention from MTV with 1994’s self-titled album — also known as The Blue Album — the group was viewed as a novelty act of sorts. Hit singles like “Buddy Holly,” “Say It Ain’t So” and “Undone (The Sweater Song)” were mistakenly seen as being comedic by many critics, rather than as […]

NEMR On His New Showtime Special ‘No Bombing In Beirut,’ Writing New Material, And Long-Term Career Goals

Arguably the comedian who single-handedly created the comedy movement in Beirut, Lebanese-American comic NEMR, was notably on the cover Rolling Stone Middle East in 2014. More recently, NEMR — who the Chicago Tribune named as one of the Top 10 comedians to watch — debuted his new stand-up special, No Bombing in Beirut, on Showtime. […]

Bobby Long On His Forthcoming Album, Living In New York, Writing Poetry, Nashville, And Favorite Restaurants

Initially famous for having a song featured in the blockbuster movie Twilight while still attending college, Bobby Long recorded his first album — 2009’s Dirty Pond Songs — in his London bedroom. That self-released, full-length debut album charted high on iTunes and led to a record deal with ATO Records. Long spent the next few […]

Author Kent Hartman On His New ‘Goodnight, L.A.’ Book, Surviving The Music Industry, And Podcasts’ Greatness

Winner of the 2013 Frances Fuller Victor Award for General Nonfiction, Kent Hartman is a best-selling author widely-known for his book The Wrecking Crew for St. Martin’s Press. Aside from his writing, Hartman is a veteran entrepreneur within the music industry and his clients have included Elvis Presley Enterprises, Hall & Oates, Pat Benatar, Three […]

The Suicide Commandos’ Steve Almaas, Dave Ahl, And Chris Osgood On New Album ‘Time Bomb’ And What Lies Ahead

A Minneapolis punk rock trio formed in 1975, the Suicide Commandos was in rare company in its early days. The group — comprised of bassist Steve Almaas, drummer Dave Ahl, and guitarist Chris Osgood — inked a deal with Mercury Records subsidiary Blank Records in 1977, releasing Make a Record. Ultimately, the Suicide Commandos disbanded […]

Michael McKean, Bernie Williams, Keb’ Mo’, Darlene Love & Founder David Wish On Little Kids Rock’s 2017 Event

Founded by David Wish, Little Kids Rock has presented more than 650,000 underserved schoolchildren with access to instruments and music education. Working on this mission since 2002, Little Kids Rock founder David Wish has made an impact in over 200 school districts around the United States. According to Way, the goal is for it to […]

Rhonda Shear On Her New ‘Up All Night’ Memoir, Working With Gilbert Gottfried, And Rhonda Shear Intimates

Rhonda Shear first entered the national spotlight as Miss Louisiana in the mid-1970s, competing in the Miss USA campaign. Just a few years later, Shear was a regular in television and film projects, years before she co-hosted USA Up All Night with Gilbert Gottfried. Shear still acts, although that has been only one facet of […]

Annie Haslam On Renaissance’s Upcoming Orchestral Tour, Moving To The U.S., And Being Original As An Artist

Initially formed in the late 1960s by two former members of The Yardbirds, the band now known as Renaissance was originally named Together. Vocalist Annie Haslam joined up in early 1971 and just a few years later, Renaissance had its first charting album in the U.S. with Ashes Are Burning. In 1976, Renaissance had an […]

Tom Paxton On His 80th Birthday Celebration At The Schimmel Center, Working With Jon Vezner, And Halloween

An influence on many of music’s influential musicians, the music of Tom Paxton has been performed by Harry Belafonte, John Mellencamp, Miranda Lambert, Neil Diamond, Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Pete Seeger, John Denver, and Bob Dylan, to name a few key artists. Paxton, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and folk icon, was […]

The Brew Hop 5K + Craft Beer Festival Returns To Randall’s Island On October 21 – Q&A With 3 Top Craft Brewers

Saturday, October 21, 2017, brings the return of The Brew Hop, an annual 5K mixed with a Craft Beer Festival, to Randall’s Island Park. Kicking off at noon with a race, the event runs through 4:00 p.m. local time. Beyond the brews, the post-race festival will include music, lawn games, and local food vendors. This […]

The Darkness’ Frankie Poullain On The New ‘Pinewood Smile’ Album And Which Questions He Likes To Be Asked

Almost 15 years ago in 2003, the Darkness made a global impact with its debut album Permission to Land, which sold over 1.5 million albums in the U.K. alone. “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” was a phenomenon, alongside other hit singles like “Get Your Hands Off My Woman” and “Growing on Me,” as […]

Timo Weiland’s Timo Weiland, Donna Kang, And Alan Eckstein On Working With Crowne Plaza And What’s Coming Up

A New York-based fashion line for both men and women, Timo Weiland is designed by Timo Weiland, Donna Kang, and Alan Eckstein. Now a full-range designer clothing line, Timo Weiland had originally launched in 2009 as a neckwear collection. The brand has grown quickly, first getting a big break as part of the 2012 Council […]

Mark Bego & Supremes Singer Mary Wilson On The New Book ‘Eat Like A Rock Star,’ October 19 At The Cutting Room

Author Mark Bego is regarded as one of the top celebrity biographers of today, having written close to 70 books. In addition to his titles about some of the top personalities in show business — including Elton John, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Madonna — he has co-written memoirs with The Monkees’ Micky Dolenz, Three […]

Chris Barron On His New ‘Angels & One-Armed Jugglers’ Album, Playing Rockwood Music Hall, And The Spin Doctors

Chris Barron first made music fans take notice in the early 1990s as the lead singer of the Spin Doctors. Pocket Full of Kryptonite, as released by Epic Records, made The Spin Doctors internationally-known as it sold over 10 million copies worldwide. Follow-up album Turn It Upside Down also went platinum in the United States, […]

Seviche’s Head Chef Anthony Lamas And Bar Manager Christopher deRome Talk Louisville, Movies, & Old Forester

As seen on Food Network’s Extreme Chef and the Cooking Channel’s America’s Best Bites, Chef Anthony Lamas is one of Louisville, Kentucky’s most prominent chefs. Headed by Chef Lamas, Seviche is a popular Latin-American restaurant in Louisville. Beyond its adventurous fare — black cherry ice cream made with charcoal and fresh cherries, avocado ice cream, […]

Sheppard’s Amy Sheppard On ‘Geronimo,’ The Band’s November 2017 U.S. Tour, Sheppard’s Second Album, And Hiking

Multi-platinum Australian recording artist Sheppard first made American music listeners take notice with the 2014 album Bombs Away, as released in the United States in March of 2015. “Geronimo” was not only a Top 10 single in the States, but it was also a top-ranking song in dozens of countries; it was the highest selling […]

Elettrodomestico’s Jane Wiedlin On Her New Band With Pietro Straccia, Collaborating With SekDek, And More

After the Go-Go’s retired from touring 2016, founding member Jane Wiedlin opted to start writing new music and get back in the studio. Wiedlin and Pietro Straccia, who first met in 2014, wrote their first song for Elettrodomestico following the death of David Bowie. The rest of the songs that make up If You’re a […]

Paul Shaffer On His October 13 & 14 Concerts At The Schimmel Center, The Bottom Line, Artie Fufkin, And Vegas

To millions of people for over 30 years, Paul Shaffer was a fixture of television as the musical director for NBC’s Late Night With David Letterman and CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman. But Shaffer’s work as David Letterman’s bandleader is only one facet of his career. For starters, he was on Saturday Night Live […]

Camryn Manheim, Mayra Veronica, Bruce Buffer, Jamie Gold, & Adrian Paul On October 14’s Peace Fund Poker Event

Working to protect, educate, and aid children living in extraordinarily difficult circumstances, the Peace Fund was founded by actor Adrian Paul. Since starting in 1997, the Peace Fund has been instrumental in raising funds for a variety of causes, including creating clean water in Niger, bringing books to children in Haiti, and raising funds for […]

Giada De Laurentiis On Her Spatula To Benefit No Kid Hungry, Working With Williams Sonoma, And Upcoming Work

A popular chef, author, and television personality, Giada De Laurentiis is one of the most recognizable people associated with the Food Network. The winner of both a Daytime Emmy and a Gracie Award, De Laurentiis is also an inductee into the Culinary Hall Of Fame. As if those roles, honors, and accomplishments were not enough, […]

Carolyn Pomeranz & Husband Drew Pomeranz Of The Boston Red Sox Talk New York, Restaurants, Fashion, And Travel

Baseball season is still in full swing, and the Boston Red Sox were contenders in the playoffs of Major League Baseball. Red Sox pitcher Drew Pomeranz — who carries the nickname “Big Smooth” — was called up to the majors in 2011. Pomeranz was an MLB All-Star in 2016, the year he was traded from […]

Eddie Palmieri On His October Residency At The Blue Note In New York, Working With Carlos Santana, And Hobbies

A Grammy Award-winning pianist, bandleader, musician, and composer, Eddie Palmieri is the founder of the bands La Perfecta, La Perfecta II, and Harlem River Drive. In 1975, Palmieri won his first Grammy Award for Best Latin Recording. More Grammys would follow for Palmieri — his total is currently at 10 — as his Masterpiece recording […]

Andy Summers On New Album ‘Triboluminescence,’ The Police, Song Titles, Hobbies, And Upcoming Touring

“Message in a Bottle,” “Roxanne,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Can’t Stand Losing You,” “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” — those are just a few of the still-popular anthems featured iconic guitar riffs played by Andy Summers. While Summers is best known as the guitarist of the Police, he had a musical career before […]

Actress Sarah Lancaster And Director Mitch Davis On ‘The Stray’ And What Else Is Coming Up For Them

Based on a events which happened to its director, The Stray was part of the personal journey of Mitch Davis. Starring Sarah Lancaster (Everwood, The Judge, Chuck), Michael Cassidy (Argo, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Men at Work), and Connor Corum (Heaven Is for Real), The Stray is a family-friendly feature involving a stray […]

Tracy Bonham Premieres New Version Of ‘Mother Mother’ Via The ‘Inquisitr,’ Talks New Album ‘Modern Burdens’

Tracy Bonham got a lot of attention with her debut album, The Burdens of Being Upright, as released by Island Records. Featuring the hits “Mother Mother” and “The One,” Burdens not only sold over 500,000 copies in the United States alone and landed Bonham on MTV worldwide, but it yielded her two Grammy nominations. Bonham […]