Adam Levine Joins Nissan and NBC to Launch “#RedThumb Day” Campaign Against Texting and Driving

U.S. Department of Transportation statistics show cell phones are involved in 1.6 million auto crashes each year. These crashes cause a half-million injuries and take 6,000 lives annually....more

U2 Announce "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" Tour

Tickets for the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, U2’s latest 19-city jaunt across the world, will go on sale on the 8th and 9th of December, 2014. The irregular capitalization of the tour name might be a shout-out to their recent album release on iTunes. For the first time in ten years, the group will perform live in indoor stadiums....more

Pardon Me? Why Should Mark Wahlberg Be Pardoned For His Racial Hate Crimes?

[Update 12/12/2014: The Daily Mail reports that the one of the men beaten by Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Trihn says he was blinded in one eye while fighting in the Vietnam War and now would like to see Wahlberg get a pardon. --Grace] Pardon me, Mark Wahlberg? ...more
Dorchester was a rough place for Mark Wahlberg growing up and the odds were stacked against him. ...more

2015: The Year of Gratifyingly Grating Grammy Nominations

Imagine my delight as I woke up this morning to a partial list of this year's Grammy nominations. It's a special time of year when nods are given to movies, music, and television, affording us the opportunity to cheer (and jeer) as we see fit. I had a whole lot of fun with music this year, allowing myself, in the darkened corners of my office, hidden from the prying eyes of the public, to download songs at will. Any songs I wanted. ...more
I don't listen to any that were mentioned in this article but I'm glad that Jack White was ...more

Van Morrison's Lyrics In A Book

"The lyrics in this book span 50 years of writing and as such are representative of my creative journey"-- Van Morrison...more

Blind Guitarist Raul Midón Releases Soulful Ballad Mi Amigo Cubano on YouTube

Are you ready to discover the Latin soul? Raul Midón captures it in his latest song “Mi Amigo Cubano,” which can be viewed on YouTube at:, with every gentle strum of his guitar, the power of his vocal trumpet sounds, and nostalgia of his Spanish lyrics. Left blind after being put in an incubator as an infant without proper eye protection, Midón used music as a way to reconnect with himself as well as the world around him, including his Latin roots....more

Mindful Thoughts 'A Widow's Song'

A Widow's Song'...more

10 Secrets You Don't Know About Peter Pan

This Thursday, December 4, NBC will attempt to duplicate the success of their 2013, live Sound of Music broadcast by airing a 21st Century version of a 20th century classic.  The live telecast of Peter Pan stars Allison Williams (Girls) and Christian Borle (Smash), with voice-over by Minnie Driver (About a Boy), and something we all need more of in our lives, a singing, dancing Christopher Walken. ...more
Very interesting! And I'm apprehensively looking forward to tonight.more