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Dickey Betts’ brain surgery a success, says family

Dickey Betts’ brain surgery a success, says family

TKO/Eric GettlerDickey Betts’ brain surgery was successful. An update published on Betts’ website says, “Dickey Betts and his family want everyone to know that his surgery was a success. The outpouring of support from all over the world has been overwhelming and amazing. We are so appreciative. Thank you all so much for your wonderful…

Elton John wins libel suit against British tabloid

Elton John wins libel suit against British tabloid

Matt Baron/ShutterstockElton John has emerged victorious in a libel suit against a British tabloid. According to the BBC, Elton, who has a long history of suing British tabloids and winning, said a report in The Sun that their dog had severely injured a young child during a play date was “false and seriously defamatory.” The…

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Tonya Haze Interviews: Talk Like A Pirate Day

Tonya Haze Interviews: Talk Like A Pirate Day

  Ahoy, me hearties! Today is September 19th, so that means it is one of my favorite holidays – International Talk Like A Pirate Day! I mean, let’s face it, any day where you can call someone a “scallywag” is a great day! Earlier today, I got the privilege of interviewing John “Ol’ Chumbucket” Baur,…

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

Tribute shows suck. I mean- they sound great, and remind us of the music made by those we’ve lost, but it just sucks having to do them. Last Friday, we lost Vinnie Paul, the founder and drummer of Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah. I got to interview Vinnie on a number of occasions and every time…

Top 10 Classic Rock Road Trip Songs

Top 10 Classic Rock Road Trip Songs

Now that summer is here, it’s time to think about hitting the road. And every road trip needs a great soundtrack. To get you started, here are my Top 10 must-have road trip songs.               10. Golden Earring – Radar Love Why it’s a must have: A steady rhythm,…

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

The Forge – R.I.P. Vinnie Paul

Tribute shows suck. I mean- they sound great, and remind us of the music made by those we’ve lost, but it just sucks having to do them. Last Friday, we lost Vinnie Paul, the founder and drummer of Pantera, Damageplan and Hellyeah. I got to interview Vinnie on a number of occasions and every time…

ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Will Smith on his debut as a stand-up comedian: “I AM HOOKED”

Will Smith on his debut as a stand-up comedian: “I AM HOOKED”

ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) — Will Smith took his first crack at stand-up comedy this week and he loved it. In an Instagram post on Thursday night, Smith shared a series of photos from his comedy debut. “I did Stand Up last night… FIRST TIME EVER!,” he wrote. “I opened for Dave Chappelle. I AM HOOKED.” According to Variety, Smith made his…

‘Thor’ co-stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson “make it look good” in sneak peek of ‘Men in Black’ reboot

‘Thor’ co-stars Chris Hemsworth, Tessa Thompson “make it look good” in sneak peek of ‘Men in Black’ reboot

ABC/Radhika Chalasani(LONDON) — Thor: Ragnarok co-stars Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson are front and center in a black-and-white, on-set social media snap that gives fans their first look at them in the as-yet-untitled reboot of the Men in Black franchise, which will be based in the U.K. The pair can be seen on Hemsworth’s Insta, wearing most of their get-ups as members of the super-secret alien…

Round 3 – ‘Daredevil’ returns October 19

Round 3 – ‘Daredevil’ returns October 19

David Lee/Netflix(NEW YORK) — The third season of the acclaimed Netflix Marvel series Daredevil will hit the streaming service October 19. In a promo revealing the return, Charlie Cox’s Matt Murdock — blind lawyer for the oppressed by day, masked vigilante by night — has fallen from the light spiritually. Bloodied and  partially in shadow,…

Run, Forrest! Run! Michael Moore thinks Tom Hanks should be the next president

Run, Forrest! Run! Michael Moore thinks Tom Hanks should be the next president

ABC(NEW YORK) — Filmmaker Michael Moore wants to tap a Hollywood legend for a White House run: Tom Hanks.”When [people] say people don’t love Trump,” Moore tells ABC’s Peter Travers, “I [say] you clearly have never watched ‘The Apprentice! People loved that show. [Trump] was a beloved figure! Why don’t we [Democrats] run beloved figures?”When…