Archives for July, 2012

Celebrities

Kim Kardashian Hits Up An Olan Mills?! What?!


Of course not!

if she did?

That's the focus of the Celebrities as Real People: Not a Pretty Picture slide over at Shine from Yahoo!, and if you've ever wondered what Madonna, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Beyonce, and Jay-Z would look like as real people, head on over.

Sure, we know that "real people" aren't just people who take awkward photos (besides, celebs take their fair share of unfortunate pictures, too), but it's still...
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Celebrities

Weekend Reading: Excerpt From Mitch Winehouse Book, “Amy, My Daughter”


Late last month, HarperCollins and Mitch Winehouse, father of the late English singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, released "Amy, My Daughter."

"Amy, My Daughter" chronicles the life of the 27-year-old talent, from her childhood to her untimely death from alcohol poisoning - all from the point of view of a loving, grieving,and proud father.

Thanks to Rolling Stone, we can check out an excerpt from "Amy, My Daughter."

The following bit highlights some of the professional and creative...
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Celebrities

The Avett Brothers: New Album, New Understanding Of Life And Death

Indie folk rock band the Avett Brothers is set to release its seventh full-length studio album, The Carpenter, on September 11, 2012.

According to founding member Scott Avett, the new album deals with some deep issues - namely, life and death - and the group's personal accounts of those issues.
Since this album's been done, we've dealt with more and much heavier versions of that as well. So, maybe that's added to the closeness that we...
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Celebrities

Weekend Listening: Glen Campbell Farewell Video For “A Better Place”

Glen Campbell has wrapped up his Goodbye Tour.

The 76-year-old country music icon announced the tour back in 2011, along with his Alzheimer's Disease diagnosis, and on June 24, 2012, he played his final show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

The show began with tributes from some of Campbell's friends including Kris Kristofferson, Lucinda Williams, and Jackson Browne, and the hour-long set Campbell played included classics like "Gentle On My Mind" and new...
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General

15 Songs For Hope, Motivation, and Good Moods

(Please forgive my week-long hiatus. Over the past week, the East Coast was hit pretty hard with extreme heat waves and severe thunderstorms, leading to long-term power outages and, of course, no Internet access. It seems the worst is behind us, and I hope to be back for good!)

Last week I told you about the Offspring's new album, Days Go By, and the recently released title track, which Offspring frontman Dexter Holland says...
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