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  • Jim Carrey Rails Fox News for 'Slander' Over Anti-Gun Video

    Jim Carrey Rails Fox News for 'Slander' Over Anti-Gun Video | ARTICLE

    Jim Carrey has struck back at Fox News, who led a wave of backlash against the comedian after he appeared as Charlton Heston in a Funny or Die video that poked fun at gun culture. Calling the...

    March 29, 2013 5:05 PM ET
  • Willie Nelson on Gay Marriage: 'It's About Human Rights'

    Willie Nelson on Gay Marriage: 'It's About Human Rights' | ARTICLE

    Willie Nelson is leaving no room for doubt about his stance on same-sex marriage. "It's ridiculous to me that this is something we're having a conversation about in this day and age,"  Nelson told Texas...

    March 29, 2013 4:40 PM ET
  • 'True Blood' Returns June 16th

    'True Blood' Returns June 16th | ARTICLE

    True Blood will return to HBO on June 16th at 9 p.m. EST with the first of 10 new episodes comprising the show's sixth season. Based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of books by Charlaine...

    March 29, 2013 4:05 PM ET
  • 'Iron Man 3' Changed for Chinese Release

    'Iron Man 3' Changed for Chinese Release | ARTICLE

    A different version of Iron Man 3 will be released in China, with Marvel Studios collaborating with the Chinese media and entertainment company DMG on the changes, The Wrap reports. Certain elements of the U.S....

    March 29, 2013 3:15 PM ET
  • Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton Cover 'Ho Hey'

    Jimmy Fallon, Blake Shelton Cover 'Ho Hey' | VIDEO

    Jimmy Fallon last night gathered Blake Shelton and Nick Offerman into a new supergroup with Late Night With Jimmy Fallon editor Chris Tartaro for an all-clucking version of the Lumineers' breakout hit "Ho Hey." The feathered four-piece,...

    March 29, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Rick Ross: My Lyrics Don't Condone Rape

    Rick Ross: My Lyrics Don't Condone Rape | VIDEO

    As criticism builds over Rick Ross lyrics that seem to condone rape on Rocko's recent track "U.O.E.N.O.," the rapper said he never meant to imply that in an interview with New Orleans radio station Q93. Ross's contribution to...

    March 29, 2013 12:50 PM ET
  • 'David Bowie Is: Blowing Our Minds'

    'David Bowie Is: Blowing Our Minds' | VIDEO

    David Bowie's considerable legacy is on display now as part of the new exhibit "David Bowie Is" at the Victoria & Albert Museum of Art and Design in London. Now you can get...

    March 29, 2013 12:25 PM ET
  • Michelle Shocked Stages Protest at Canceled Santa Cruz Show

    Michelle Shocked Stages Protest at Canceled Santa Cruz Show | ARTICLE

    Folk singer Michelle Shocked staged a protest last night oustide the Santa Cruz, California, club that canceled the show she was supposed to perform there. Moe's Alley called off the concert following Shocked's onstage rant 

    March 29, 2013 11:30 AM ET
  • John Lennon Letter to Paul and Linda McCartney Going Up for Auction

    John Lennon Letter to Paul and Linda McCartney Going Up for Auction | ARTICLE

    A letter John Lennon wrote to Paul McCartney and his late wife Linda will be up for auction and is expected to sell for about $60,700 (£40,000), NME reports. Written in 1971, in the wake...

    March 29, 2013 10:35 AM ET
  • Richard Griffiths, 'Harry Potter' Actor, Dead at 65

    Richard Griffiths, 'Harry Potter' Actor, Dead at 65 | ARTICLE

    English actor Richard Griffiths, who played Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter film series, died unexpectedly from complications following heart surgery, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He was 65. Along with playing Potter's curmudgeonly muggle guardian,...

    March 29, 2013 9:55 AM ET
  • Martin Scorsese Working on 'Gangs of New York' TV Show

    Martin Scorsese Working on 'Gangs of New York' TV Show | ARTICLE

    Martin Scorsese is developing a television version of his 2002 film Gangs of New York, which starred Daniel-Day Lewis and Leonardo DiCaprio as leaders of rival New York City gangs in the mid- to late-1800s.

    March 29, 2013 9:30 AM ET
  • Young Empires Ponder the Past in 'We Don't Sleep Tonight' - Song Premiere

    Young Empires Ponder the Past in 'We Don't Sleep Tonight' - Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Canadian synth-poppers Young Empires will see their debut EP, Wake All My Youth, released stateside on April 23rd. Now you can take an exclusive first listen to the cut "We Don't Sleep Tonight." Building off a boom-bap...

    March 29, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Daily Download: ItsTheReal, 'Girls with the Dirty Souths' (feat. Bun B)

    Daily Download: ItsTheReal, 'Girls with the Dirty Souths' (feat. Bun B) | ARTICLE

    It all started with an "I'mma let you finish": Back in 2009, brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal were a tad torn up about the disappearance of Kanye West after his interruption of Taylor Swift at...

    March 28, 2013 11:00 AM ET
  • Steve Martin, Edie Brickell Team for LP

    Steve Martin, Edie Brickell Team for LP | VIDEO

    Steve Martin and singer-songwriter Edie Brickell are set to release their first collaborative LP, Love Has Come for You, on April 23rd through Rounder Records. Comprising 13 new songs that combine Martin's banjo work with Brickell's lyrics...

    March 28, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound Voice Heartache on 'Howl' – Song Premiere

    JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound Voice Heartache on 'Howl' – Song Premiere | ARTICLE

    Chicago soul adventurers JC Brooks and the Uptown sound are set to make their Bloodshoot Records debut on May 21st with their third LP Howl. Now you can take a listen to the album's title track, which...

    March 28, 2013 9:00 AM ET
  • Charles Bradley Mixes Heartbreak, Hope on 'Victim of Love' – Album Premiere

    Charles Bradley Mixes Heartbreak, Hope on 'Victim of Love' – Album Premiere | ARTICLE

    Charles Bradley's late-in-life career surge has been nothing short of remarkable: For years he hitchhiked around the country, working odd jobs here and there, until he was finally discovered in Brooklyn where he was performing in James...

    March 28, 2013 8:00 AM ET
  • Update: Daft Punk 'Not Performing at Coachella'

    Update: Daft Punk 'Not Performing at Coachella' | ARTICLE

    UPDATE: 8:15 PM EST: Daft Punk will not play Coachella in April, says a rep for the dance duo, after a single tour date appeared on their Vevo page listing a show at the Empire Polo Field on April...

    March 27, 2013 8:15 PM ET
  • Fall Out Boy Announce Fall Arena Tour

    Fall Out Boy Announce Fall Arena Tour | ARTICLE

    In September, Fall Out Boy will embark on a North American arena tour in honor of Save Rock & Roll, their first record since 2008. The band released a clever YouTube video that used spliced-together audio from the...

    March 27, 2013 4:10 PM ET
  • Andy and Lana Wachowski to Produce Sci-Fi Drama for Netflix

    Andy and Lana Wachowski to Produce Sci-Fi Drama for Netflix | ARTICLE

    Andy and Lana Wachowski will produce Sense8, a new show for Netflix that will find them working with longtime showrunner and Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Stracynski, according to The Hollywood Reporter. While there isn't much info...

    March 27, 2013 1:00 PM ET
  • Kings of Leon Finish Recording 'Youthful' New Album

    Kings of Leon Finish Recording 'Youthful' New Album | ARTICLE

    Kings of Leon bassist Jared Followill confirmed that the band has finished recording their sixth LP, which should see release this September, NME reports. "I thought we were going to make a really mature album...

    March 27, 2013 12:50 PM ET
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