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Get Out

There are a number of good shows this weekend but the one that stands out is the artist with a long, prolific career.  I honestly believe he should be in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame.  That’s right, I’m talking Weird Al Yankovic.  He’s playing two big shows at The Hollywood Bowl. To show […]

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Weird Al

I finally got to cross seeing a Weird Al Yankovic show off of my bucket list and he did not disappoint.  It’s actually kind of surreal seeing his show in that you realize how long he’s actually been a pop cultural reference point for over three decades.  The show is a salute to everything Weird […]

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Get Out

Comedy is thy name this weekend or more accurately as Bart Simpson accurately pointed out “Comedy, Thy name is Krusty” (go to 2:30 to hear the quote or better yet, just watch the whole thing) Yes, this weekend The Simpsons invade The Hollywood Bowl.  What does that mean?  I don’t know, but I do know […]

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Weird Al Originals

  Everyone thinks that Weird Al just parodies songs but the truth is he always puts out a number of original songs that sound similar to other artists.  The songs balance the line between clever and stupid.  And even though Weird Al dares to be stupid, here are a five of my favorite Weird Al original songs that […]

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New Music Tuesday

Is it a Worldwide holiday today?  It should be, as Weird Al Yankovic descends from up on high (or wherever the Weird one descends. I’m just assuming he lives on some Big Rock Candy-Colored Mountain).  It’s time to stop thinking of him as a novelty and give serious consideration for a Rock and Roll Hall […]

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Get Out

It’s so hot out there and and you’ve already seen Iron Man 3, The Great Gatsby and Star Trek Into Darkeness?  Fear not, as the outdoor movies are now coming to Los Angeles.    Saturday you’ll have the choice of two diverse movies. Cinespia at the Hollywood Forever Cemetary presents American Psycho. DJ Jun spins before […]

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Movember: Best Rock Star Moustaches

In honor of Movember, a movement to raise awareness and funds for men’s health issues, specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives.  I present the greatest rock star moustaches of all time.                           Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers […]

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Rockvember

Rocktober is cool so why not extend it and make it Rockvember? This is exactly what Cinefamily is doing.  See some great films every Thursday.  This week gets off to a great start. See the amazing split screen technology for the trailer here Click on the photo for tickets And then see the reigning King, rock […]

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New Music Tuesday

Happy Summer! There are a few new releases to get excited about this week. The first is the self -titled album from Bon Iver.  Bon Iver aka Justin Vernon released a brilliant album in 2008, For Emma, Forever Ago.  Last year, this soft-spoken singer from Wisconsin performed on Kanye West’s album and even sang at […]

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Naughty Lyrics

As I was watching Super 8 this weekend and the soundtrack of my life from the late ’70s played, I was SHOCKED, SHOCKED to hear that dirty lyrics were prevalent to my young impressionable ears. Take for instance Undercover Angel by Alan O’Day. Click on the picture to see the song matched up with Charlie’s […]

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