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Remembering Robin Williams: The Actor We All Felt We Knew

“Can you believe Popeye is played by the guy who plays Mork?” These words from my mother blew my seven-year-old mind. That's my intro to a piece I don’t know how to write and, honestly, probably shouldn’t be writing so soon after learning about Robin Williams’ death. I only had one encounter with Williams professionally – an interview promoting ‘Happy Feet 2,’ of all things – yet there are tears coming down my face as I type this for what is essentially a stranger. Even though he’s not a stranger. Everyone knew him. This is everyone’s loss.

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Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?

Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'

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20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Ozzy Osbourne

We found a whole lot of cool and obscure facts about Ozzy Osbourne.

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Tom Petty
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10 Things Tom Petty Hates

10 things Tom Petty has expressed hate -- or at least, strong dislike - for in recent interviews.

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Cheap Trick’s First Five Albums – Rock’s Best Hot Streaks

The Rockford, Ill. quartet quickly established themselves in the late '70s as the undisputed titans of power pop.

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20 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About TV Shows Turned Into Movies

What's a summer movie season without the re-imagining of a few TV shows, a cop buddy movie or two and a slew of sequels?

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2014 Summer Tour Guide

Once again, summer means high temps and cool tunes. Map it all out here.

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Broke Rockers
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7 Rockers Who Went Broke

Many rock stars have learned that money doesn't buy happiness, but raking in a bunch of loot and then and then losing it certainly can have you singing the blues.

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Nature Calls Ted Nugent at a Bad Time – Real-Life ‘Spinal Tap’ Stories

 

We were pretty confident Ted Nugent would have a good real-life 'Spinal Tap' story for us, and sure enough, the Motor City Madman came through with a very personal story about being called out to stage at a very unfortunate time.

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Meet Dave Van Ronk, The Artist Who Inspired ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’

'Inside Llewyn Davis,' the new Coen Brothers movie that is generating Oscar buzz, takes place around the Greenwich Village scene of the early '60s. The film is believed to be loosely based on the life of Dave Van Ronk, whose name is familiar to scholars of folk music, but not very well-known outside of it. To prepare you for the movie, we give you this introduction to the man known as the "Mayor of MacDougal Street."

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