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13 hrs ago | USA Today

'Mad World': Lori Majewski chats about her New Wave book

But I learned so much from your book. Exactly, and that's how the book came about.


Related Topix: Devo, Dance, Pop/Rock, Spandau Ballet, New Order, The Smiths, Arts, Literature

17 hrs ago | RollingStone

Flashback: Devo Storm 'Don Kirshner's Rock Concert' In 1979

Devo had been on the road pretty much non-stop for five years when they secured a spot on Don Kirshner's Rock Concert in October of 1979, and by that point they were one of the best live acts on the planet.


Related Topix: Devo, Akron, OH, Music, Entertainment

Mon Apr 14, 2014

DVD Review: Don't Ask Me Questions

Musicians are notoriously a sensitive group. Even more so when it comes to poking fun at their own legacy.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, This Is 40

WXLO-FM Worcester

fun.'s Jack Antonoff on New Solo Project, Band's Next Album and Being an "Equality Champion"

But that doesn't mean the band's members are just sitting around: guitarist Jack Antonoff , in particular, has been busy co-writing songs with artists like Taylor Swift , Christina Perri and Sara Bareilles, and now he's gearing up to release his first solo project.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Fun, Sara Bareilles, John Lennon, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Apr 11, 2014

National Public Radio

Bolshoi Director Makes First U.S. Visit Since Acid Attack

Filin was nearly blinded last year in an acid attack masterminded by one of the company's dancers.


Related Topix: The Bolshoi, Arts, Ballet, Theater

'Scandal' Season 3, episode 17: A bang-up finale is in store

On "Flesh and Blood," "Scandal" lays the scene for a bang-up Season 3 finale, so to speak.


Related Topix: Scandal, Entertainment, Television, Sex Scandal, The Associates, Violent Crime, Defiance, OH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

'American Idol' 13 Top 8 redux: Finalists rock their way back to the 80s

Alex Preston does an incomparable job on his rearranged version of The Police's "Every Breath You Take" on "American Idol" for his Top 8 performance.


Related Topix: The 80'S, Pop/Rock, Sting, The Police, Dance, Fun, Parker, Journey

Suburban Weekly

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Lackawanna Trail High School students who participated in the winning entry in the Kid Kraddick Morning Show's "Classroom Musical" contest include, from left, front row: Bradley Lochen and Tom Jasinski.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Dance, Pop/Rock, Fun

River Front Times

Steve Truesdell: Meet the 2014 Best Music Photographers in St. Louis

Earlier, you helped us select our ten favorite concert photographers in St. Louis.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, B.B. King, Blues, Black Entertainment

Tipperary Today

Busy summer of building at Cabragh Wetlands

Photograph of the signing of contracts for the building work to start at Cabragh Wetlands.


Related Topix: Folk, The Associates, John Fahey

Wed Apr 09, 2014

El Paso Times

Insane Inflatable 5K: Go crazy at 5K run

Crazy Air The signature inflatable of the event, this obstacle has participants climb to the top of the steepest slide in the industry, slide down, and catch air off the lip at the bottom which launches them up and out to ultimately land on an inflatable pad.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Fun, El Paso, TX

Commercial Dispatch

Wyatt Emmerich: Crony capitalism continues to hurt Mississippi

In 2013, the Legislature passed a measure creating a "cultural retail attraction" incentive to reimburse developers of outlet malls for up to 30 percent of construction costs.


Related Topix: Mississippi, The Associates, D'Iberville, MS, Opinion

KZBB-FM Fort Smith

Jack Antonoff on his solo project and everything BUT the music

You know musician Jack Antonoff as lead guitarist and one third of pop rock band Fun.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Lena Dunham, Chance, Sara Bareilles, Brave, Weird

105.9 The X

OffBEAT with Bleachers

You know musician Jack Antonoff as lead guitarist and one third of pop rock band Fun.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, Dennis Christopher, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Lena Dunham, Chance, Sara Bareilles, Weird

Band fun. doubles down on LGBT outreach after 250K pledge to Detroit's Ruth Ellis Center

Nearly three months after it made a huge commitment to a Metro Detroit-based center for at-risk LGBT youth, the Grammy Award winning band fun.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, South Africa, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Entertainment

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Cavalier Hotel's contents for sale, starting Thursday

Have you been pining for a painting that hung at the historic Cavalier Hotel? Perhaps a chair from its veranda? The hotel's contents are being liquidated this Thursday at a public sale.


Related Topix: The Associates, Virginia

She Knows

fun. named champion by U.N.'s Free & Equal Campaign

Grammy-winning band fun. has been named by the United Nations as a Free & Equal equality champion after joining the campaign for LGBT equality.


Related Topix: Dance, Pop/Rock, Fun, Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Bollywood, Entertainment

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Television Week

When It Comes to Mickey Rooney, I'm With Marlon Brando: Rooney Was Underrated. Here's Why

Marlon Brando, who knew something about acting, wrote in his 1994 autobiography, "Brando: Songs My Mother Taught Me": "As I've observed before, acting talent alone doesn't make an actor a star.


Related Topix: Sport Movies, Family, The Black Stallion, Adventure, Celebrities, Mickey Rooney, Entertainment, Drama, Television


The Faint - 'Doom Abuse'

Once the missing link between the disparate early 00s New York scenes of electroclash and The Strokes, The Faint foretold new rave with 'Danse Macabre' around 2001.



Bleachers, Jack Antonoff's Solo Act, Makes New Fans...

The first New York performance from Bleachers, fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff's new solo project, was a sellout at Brooklyn's 600-capacity Music Hall of Williamsburg on March 27. The venue was filled with fun.


Related Topix: Dance, Fun, Pop/Rock, Train, Lena Dunham, Simple Minds, April